2012 Trophée des Champions

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2012 Trophée des Champions
Red Bull Arena Harrison behind goal.jpg
Event Trophée des champions
Lyon won 4–2 on penalties
Date 28 July 2012
Venue Red Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey, US
Referee Jorge Gonzalez (United States)
Attendance 15,166
Weather Mostly cloudy
26 °C (79 °F)[1]

The 2012 Trophée des champions (English: 2012 Champions Trophy) was the 17th edition of the French supercup. The match was contested by Montpellier, the 2011–12 Ligue 1 champions and Lyon, the winners of the 2011–12 edition of the Coupe de France. The match was played at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey.[2][3] This was the fourth consecutive time the competition had taken place on international soil. The defending champions were Marseille who defeated Lille in the 2011 edition, which was played in Morocco.

Lyon captured its eighth Trophée des Champions and its first since 2007 after defeating Montpellier 4–2 on penalties. The match ended 2–2 in regular time with John Utaka and Emanuel Herrera scoring goals for Montpellier and Bafétimbi Gomis and Jimmy Briand converting for Lyon.



28 July 2012
15:00 EDT
Montpellier 2–2 Lyon
Utaka Goal 27'
Herrera Goal 56' (pen.)
Report Gomis Goal 44'
Briand Goal 77'
Charbonnier Penalty missed
Camara Penalty scored
Bedimo Penalty missed
Yanga-Mbiwa Penalty scored
2–4 Penalty missed Fofana
Penalty scored Cissokho
Penalty scored Koné
Penalty scored Benzia
Penalty scored Briand
Red Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey
Attendance: 15,166
Referee: Jorge Gonzalez (United States)
GK 16 France Geoffrey Jourdren
RB 12 France Daniel Congré
CB 3 France Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa (c) YC 60'
CB 4 Brazil Hilton
LB 5 Cameroon Henri Bedimo YC 79'
CM 13 Chile Marco Estrada Red card 78'
CM 23 Tunisia Jamel Saihi
AM 20 France Rémy Cabella Substituted off 64'
RW 7 Nigeria John Utaka
LW 8 France Anthony Mounier Substituted off 80'
FW 11 Argentina Emanuel Herrera Substituted off 74'
GK 1 France Laurent Pionnier
DF 27 France Cyril Jeunechamp
MF 6 France Joris Marveaux
MF 18 Morocco Karim Aït-Fana
MF 22 France Benjamin Stambouli Substituted in 80'
FW 9 France Gaëtan Charbonnier Substituted in 74'
FW 19 Senegal Souleymane Camara Substituted in 64'
René Girard
GK 1 France Hugo Lloris
RB 14 France Mouhamadou Dabo Substituted off 81'
CB 3 Brazil Cris
CB 4 Burkina Faso Bakary Koné
LB 20 France Aly Cissokho
CM 21 France Maxime Gonalons (c)
CM 15 France Gueïda Fofana
AM 8 France Yoann Gourcuff
RW 10 France Alexandre Lacazette YC 29'
LW 19 France Jimmy Briand
FW 18 France Bafétimbi Gomis Substituted off 65'
GK 30 France Rémy Vercoutre
DF 13 France Anthony Réveillère Substituted in 81'
DF 23 France Samuel Umtiti
MF 7 France Clément Grenier
MF 12 France Jordan Ferri
MF 24 France Jérémy Pied
FW 25 Algeria Yassine Benzia Substituted in 65'
Rémi Garde



  • 90 minutes.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores level after 90 minutes.
  • Seven named substitutes
  • Maximum of six substitutions.

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