Final score

22 October 2002 20:45

29' (2nd half) Anderson
44' Carrière
20' Anderson
20' (2nd half) Crespo
10' (2nd half) Crespo
31' CaÇapa o.g.
referee Kim Milton Nielsen / linesmen Jepsen J., Pedersen B. / 4th man Larsen C. B.
Minutes Text commentary
45' 2 minutes added on.
44' Lyon go back into the lead. Carrière takes advantage of a defence-splitting ball and slots home past a blameless Toldo.
40' Conceiçao's corner from the left is met by Cordoba, but the Colombian's header is saved by Coupet.
37' From a free kick, Emre hits the post for Inter!
33' Cordoba is cautioned for a foul on Anderson.
31' WE'RE BACK IN THE GAME!!! Zanetti picks up the ball on the halfway line, plays a neat one-two with Crespo then shoots left-footed past Coupet. His shot takes a deflection off Caçapa.
29' Conceiçao crosses in from the right for Vieri, who beats his marker but then heads off-target.
27' Morfeo booked. The Inter midfielder will consequently miss Inter vs. Rosenborg.
23' Inter substitution - Almeyda comes on for Di Biagio.
20' 1-0 to Lyon. Anderson finishes off a text book move by the French side to shoot past Toldo.
17' Juninho strikes an insidious 30-yard free kick. Toldo blocks the shot, but it goes as far as Carrière, who shoots over the bar.
15' Juninho crosses in from the right, but Toldo is well-positioned to collect the ball.
13' Anderson shoots left-footed over the Inter bar.
8' Good chance for the Nerazzurri. A corner from the left is met by the head of Vieri. Coupet saves.
4' Lyon extremely close to scoring. Anderson breaks for the French side and sends in a shot on-target. Toldo is required to make a crucial save.
2' Crespo unleashes a shot from 30 yards, Coupet saves.
1' Inter kick off against Lyon at Gerland stadium.
Minutes Text commentary
48' Full time. 3-3 between Lyon and Inter.
46' Toldo saves from Vairelles. Cordoba clears for Inter.
44' 3 minutes of injury time added on.
40' From the corner, Inter number 10 Morfeo heads inches over the Lyon crossbar.
39' Nice play from the Nerazzurri. A cross in the the left is met by Bobo Vieri. His header is blocked. Corner to Inter.
36' Recoba immediately in the thick of the action with a left-footed shot. Coupet saves.
32' Inter substitution. Recoba replaces two-goal Crespo.
29' Lyon equalise. Anderson scores from close range after receiving from Edmilson in the area. 3-3.
26' Cuper brings on defender Daniele Adani for Conceiçao.
25' Lyon try from the distance, but Vairelles' 25-yard shot is no problem for Toldo.
20' WE'RE IN THE LEAD!!! And it's that man Crespo again. The Argentine centre-forward meets Emre's cross from the right at the far post and heads into the net. 3-2 to the Nerazzurri!!!
17' Yellow card. Caçapa is the third player to be booked.
14' Bobo goes on a run down the right. Inter looking for a third goal.
12' Lyon substitution. Juninho is replaced by Laville.
10' GOOOOOAAAAAAAAAALLLLLLL!!!!!!!! Hernan Crespo equalises for the Nerazzurri. Materazzi crosses in, Vieri's shot is cleared by Coupet, but Crespo is there to smash the ball home. 2-2
5' Toldo does well to neutralise danger from Anderson and Carrière.
4' Nerazzurri close to the equaliser. Bobo Vieri heads a Morfeo's cross in from the left onto the Lyon bar.
3' Lyon get the second half underway.
2' Lyon go into the break with a 2-1 lead.
Di Biagio
Average rating 6.42
12 shots on target 8
5 shots off target 3
18 fouls committed 15
4 corners 5
9 offsides 2
25:17 ball possession 30:16
Previous meetings between Inter and French sides

Inter's match away to Lyon is the 19th official meeting with a French club. So far, the Nerazzurri have won 9, drawn 5 and lost 4 matches.
Away from home, Inter have won 4 times, with two draws and two defeats.

Previous meetings between Lyon and Italian clubs

Lyon's match at home to Inter is the French club's 12th official meeting with Italian clubs. So far, Lyon have won 5 matches, drawn 2 and lost 4.
The last draw between Lyon and an Italian club was in 1978 - Lyon 0-0 Foggia.

1958/60	Fairs Cup   Lyon-Inter	1-1	0-7
Piano Rappan Cup	Lyon-Foggia	0-2	0-0
1995/96	UEFA Cup	Lyon-Lazio	2-1	2-0
1997/98	UEFA Cup	Lyon-Inter	1-3	2-1
1998/99	UEFA Cup	Lyon-Bologna	2-0
2002/03	Ch. League	Lyon-Inter		----

Previous meetings between Inter and Lyon

1958/60	Fairs/UEFA Cup	Lyon-Inter	
	1-1	0-7
1997/98	UEFA Cup	Lyon-Inter		1-3
2002/03	Ch. League	Lyon-Inter		----

Crespo's scoring record in Europe

Hernan Crespo is Inter's leading scorer in the 2002/03 edition of the Champions League with 3 goals, 4 behind Mazzola's record of 7 goals in a European cup competition for the Nerazzurri.
In the 1998/99 UEFA Cup, the Argentine scored 4 times for eventual winners Parma against teams from France (3 against Bordeaux and 1 against Olympique Marseille in the final in Moscow.

Inter three away from 100 goals in Europe's VIP tournament

Cannavaro's goal against Lyon at the San Siro brought Inter's total in the European Cup/Champions League to 97, just 3 goals away from a landmark 100.
The Nerazzurri's first goal in Europe's VIP tournament was scored by Jair in Inter 1-0 Everton (25 September 1963).

Inter unbeaten in five European away matches

Inter haven't lost on the road in Europe since 22 November 2001 (Ipswich 1-0 Inter). Since then, the Nerazzuri have registered 1 win and 4 draws.
Should they come away from Lyon unscathed, Cuper's side will equal a sequence of matches without defeat during the 1970s: 2 wins and 4 draws for the Nerazzurri between 18 September 1874 and 25 October 1978, before losing 1-0 away to Belgian side Beveren in March 1979.

wins(0) draws(1) defeats(0)

starting lineups

Coupet 1 Toldo
Edmilson 2 Cordoba
Caçapa 4 Zanetti
Violeau 5 Emre
Diarra 7 Conceiçao
Juninho 9 Crespo
Anderson 10 Morfeo
Carrière 14 Di Biagio
Brechet 23 Materazzi
Muller 32 Vieri
Dhorasoo 77 Coco


Vercoutre 12 Fontana
Deflandre 15 Adani
Laville 18 Dalmat
Vairelles 20 Recoba
Delmotte 25 Almeyda
Luyindula 26 Pasquale
Toure 31 Vivas