Yoann Gourcuff Scores 50-Yard Volley Golazo for Lyon, Disallowed

Mark PattersonUK Staff WriterNovember 28, 2013

LYON, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 28: Yoann Gourcuff of Lyon is challenged by Juanfran of Real Betis during the UEFA Europa League Group I match between Olympique Lyonnais and Real Betis Balompie at Stade de Gerland on November 28, 2013 in Lyon, France.  (Photo by Harry Engels/Getty Images)
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Yoann Gourcuff scored a wondergoal for Lyon in the Europa League against Real Betis on Thursday night—only for it to be disallowed.

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It appears Bafetimbi Gomis was fouled moments before Gourcuff's staggering long-range effort.

Correct decision or not, it was cruel to see a moment of magic like that not rewarded with a goal.

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At least Lyon could console themselves with winning the game 1-0.