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Depay helps Lyon to eighth-finals

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Memphis Depay

The French team of the Dutch basisspelers Memphis Depay and Kenny Tete played in Ukraine with a 1-1 draw against rival Sjachtar Donetsk. That was for Lyon enough to get behind Manchester City (2-1 against Hoffenheim) the second place to secure. The team of Björn Kuipers was in charge in Kiev, where the wet snow for winter conditions caused.

Lyon was in the first half the most dangerous team, but the targeted efforts of Tete, Depay and Bertrand Traoré lacked purity. In the 22nd minute opened Junior Moraes on the score for the home team from beautiful attack (1-0). After more than an hour ensured Nabil Fekir with a shot for the equalizer after good preparatory work of Depay, who in the eightieth minute was exchanged.

In Manchester came to Hoffenheim, thanks to a rake penalty Andrej Kramaric ahead (0-1). Leroy Sané then grew with two hits to the celebrated man (2-1). Joshua Brenet was in the peace exchanged at the visitors.

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