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Dembele scores late winner as Lyon beat 10-man Bordeaux

Posted Saturday, April 27, 2019 by PA87 hits

Moussa Dembele’s late goal helped Lyon win 3-2 at Bordeaux, who finished with 10 men, to keep the pressure on in the battle for Ligue 1 runners-up spot.Bruno Genesio’s men are now guaranteed third place but move to within three points of Lille, having played a game more.Les Gones took the lead in the 14th minute when Memphis Depay knocked the ball in at the far post.Bordeaux, though,...Full Story »

PEP'S SOUR TANG Man City look set to lose £60m transfer race for Lyon’s Tanguy Ndombele as Juventus close in

Posted Friday, April 19, 2019 by hits

MANCHESTER CITY look set to lose out in the race for Tanguy Ndombele. Lyon’s French defensive midfielder, 22, has been on Pep Guardiola’s radar as a long-term replacement for Fernandinho. Lyon's Manchester City target Tanguy Ndombele impressed against Raheem Sterling and Co in the Champions League group stages this season Juventus have now leapfrogged Man City in the hunt for Tang...Full Story »

Late Martin Terrier effort lifts Lyon to victory over Rennes

Posted Saturday, March 30, 2019 by PA63 hits

Martin Terrier’s late goal saw Lyon snatch a 1-0 win over Rennes on Friday night to close in on second-placed Lille in Ligue 1.Moments after Adrien Hunou missed a glorious chance for the hosts, Terrier struck four minutes from time to give Lyon all three points at Roazhon Park.It was a victory Lyon just about deserved on the balance of play, but a game with plenty of chances had looked lik...Full Story »

Barcelona 5 Lyon 1 (5-1 agg): Messi shines as LaLiga giants move into quarter-finals

Posted Thursday, March 14, 2019 by Goal.com71 hits

Lionel Messi was brilliant as Barcelona beat Lyon 5-1 to reach the Champions League's last eight for a record 12th successive season. Barcelona booked a Champions League quarter-final place with a 5-1 home win against Lyon secured thanks to Lionel Messi's inspirational performance, triumphing on aggregate by the same scoreline. After last month's goalless first leg, Messi opened the scoring at...Full Story »

Barcelona vs Lyon - Valverde wary of the threat posed by Lyon ahead of second leg

Posted Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by PA162 hits

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has warned victory over Lyon in the second leg of their last-16 Champions League tie is no formality. Valverde’s side are big favourites after squandering a hatful of chances when they were held to a goalless draw in France three weeks ago. But following shock wins last week for Manchester United and Ajax against big guns Paris St Germain and Real Madrid...Full Story »

Ousmane Dembele in doubt for Barcelona-Lyon after hamstring injury

Posted Sunday, March 10, 2019 by ESPN109 hits

Ousmane Dembele is a major doubt for Barcelona's Champions League game against Lyon after injuring his hamstring in Saturday's 3-1 win over Rayo Vallecano. Dembele came on as a second half substitute and helped set up the the third goal as Barca restored their seven-point lead at the top of La Liga. But the France forward ended the game in discomfort and tests have since revealed he strained...Full Story »

Monaco edge further away from relegation trouble with win over Lyon

Posted Monday, February 25, 2019 by PA70 hits

Gelson Martins and Rony Lopes scored first-half goals as Monaco edged further away from relegation trouble in Ligue 1 with a 2-0 win against Lyon.Winger Martins and midfielder Lopes put Monaco in control early in the game, while Lyon striker Memphis Depay’s second-half penalty was saved.Monaco, who began the day two points above the bottom three, have leapfrogged Amiens into 16th...Full Story »

AS Monaco vs Lyonnais - Jardim praises impact of Monaco’s loan players

Posted Saturday, February 23, 2019 by PA120 hits

Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim has praised the impact of the January signings who have helped lift the club out of the Ligue 1 relegation zone. Eight new players were brought in during the transfer window, four of which were loan recruits signed by Jardim following his re-appointment on January 25 after Thierry Henry had been sacked. They included Adrien Silva from Leicester, Georges-Kevin Nko...Full Story »

Lyon 0 Barcelona 0: Messi off colour as Valverde's men are held

Posted Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by Goal.com83 hits

Lyon held on to a 0-0 Champions League draw at home to Barcelona on Tuesday, as Ernesto Valverde's men wasted many opportunities. Barcelona slumped to a fourth draw in five matches across all competitions as they were held to a 0-0 stalemate away to Lyon in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash. Ernesto Valverde's men were far from their intense best and were particularly waste...Full Story »

Lyonnais vs Barcelona - Ernesto Valverde confident the goals will flow for Barcelona

Posted Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by PA144 hits

Ernesto Valverde insists Barcelona can end their recent low-scoring run when they take on Lyon in the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday.The usually free-scoring Catalan giants drew three games in a row before battling to a 1-0 win over Real Valladolid on Saturday, scoring only four goals across the four games. Three of those came from Lionel Messi, including two penalties, while Luis Suarez ha...Full Story »

Lyonnais vs Paris Saint-Germain - Tuchel to remain patient with new PSG signing Paredes

Posted Saturday, February 02, 2019 by PA170 hits

Thomas Tuchel has backed Leandro Paredes to make a big impact at Paris St Germain but will not rush his new signing into action against Lyon on Sunday. PSG have won 18 and drawn two of their 20 Ligue 1 games so far and already hold a 10-point lead over second-placed Lille and 16 over Lyon, who respectively have played three and two games more. They will have to continue that record without s...Full Story »

Man Utd flop Memphis Depay reveals he wants to join Chelsea from Lyon

Posted Thursday, January 31, 2019 by hits

MEMPHIS DEPAY has claimed Chelsea are one of the clubs he is interested in joining - even though Manchester United still have a huge say on his future. Depay has been tearing it up in France with Lyon since he ended his miserable spell at Old Trafford two years ago. The Dutch winger has scored 33 goals in 91 appearances for the Ligue 1 side and is now fulfilling the potential which marked hi...Full Story »

Chelsea eyeing January move for Lyon's Nabil Fekir

Posted Monday, December 24, 2018 by 101 GREAT GOALS100 hits

Nabil Fekir to Chelsea? Chelsea are said to be eyeing a January move for Lyon and France midfielder Nabil Fekir, according to the Mail. Fekir has played 170 games across all competitions for Lyon, in which he has scored 63 and assisted 41. The Frenchman is also enjoying a solid start to the 2018/19 season were he has played 16, scored six and assisted four. Fekir is naturally an attacking ...Full Story »

Bruno Genesio still cautious after Lyon triumph over Monaco

Posted Monday, December 17, 2018 by PA76 hits

Lyon boss Bruno Genesio refused to get carried away after a 3-0 win over 10-man Monaco.The hosts moved up to third in Ligue 1 but are 13 points behind runaway leaders Paris St Germain.Houssem Aouar and Nabil Fekir struck in the first half before Monaco’s Aleksandr Golovin was sent off just seconds after the restart.Ferland Mendy added a third and, after a 1-1 draw in Shakhta...Full Story »

Lyon into top three with comfortable win over struggling Monaco

Posted Monday, December 17, 2018 by PA79 hits

Lyon moved up to third in Ligue 1 after a comfortable 3-0 win against struggling Monaco.Houssem Aouar and Nabil Fekir struck in the first half for the hosts before Monaco’s Aleksandr Golovin was sent off a minute after the restart.Ferland Mendy added a third but the awful visitors got off lightly conceding just three.Thierry Henry’s side remain second bottom, three points f...Full Story »

Chelsea battle Bayern Munich for Lyon’s Nabil Fekir

Posted Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by 101 GREAT GOALS94 hits

Fekir’s star continues to riseFekir, a versatile attacker/midfielder who can play anywhere across the frontline or in an attacking midfield role. He first broke into the first-team ranks of Lyon in 2013, having come up through the club’s youth system. And the gifted Frenchman has since gone on to establish himself as both the standout performer and captain for OL, with his perform...Full Story »

Lyon 2 Manchester City 2: Aguero late show secures progression

Posted Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by Goal.com69 hits

Manchester City progressed to the Champions League last 16 after Sergio Aguero scored a late equaliser in the 2-2 draw with Lyon. Sergio Aguero's late equaliser ensured Manchester City booked their place in the Champions League last 16 with a frantic 2-2 draw at Lyon on Tuesday. Maxwel Cornet's double looked to have put Lyon in pole position in Group F heading into the final matchweek, with Ay...Full Story »

UEFA CL PREVIEW: Lyonnais vs Man City

Posted Tuesday, November 27, 2018 by PA167 hits

Lyon coach Bruno Genesio claims his team will need to be at “150 per cent” to beat Manchester City again.The French side host the Premier League leaders in the Champions League on Tuesday hoping to repeat their shock win at the Etihad Stadium in September.City have since recovered to take charge of Group F with three successive wins but Lyon, who trail the English side by three point...Full Story »

Denayer’s goal edges ten-man Lyon past St Etienne

Posted Saturday, November 24, 2018 by PA42 hits

Jason Denayer’s first goal for Lyon fired them up to second following a 1-0 win over St Etienne.But they had to survive the last 20 minutes with 10 men following a red card for Rafael.Lyon, beaten just once at home this season, almost took a 10th-minute lead but Nabil Fekir headed Ferland Mendy’s cross wide.Yet St Etienne created a host of first-half chances with Anthony Lopes s...Full Story »

Reds to do battle with Chelsea and Barcelona for Lyon star

Posted Friday, November 23, 2018 by hits

Liverpool news: The Reds are interested in Houssem Aouar, along with Chelsea and Barcelona That is according to reports from French outlet RMC Sport. The France U21 international has drawn the plaudits in recent months with some impressive displays for the Ligue 1 outfit. Known for his fantastic technical ability, the Frenchman has been dubbed the next Philippe Coutinho. But he turned down ...Full Story »

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