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Chelsea battle Bayern Munich for Lyon’s Nabil Fekir

Posted Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by 101 GREAT GOALS101 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.com79 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 PA184 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 PA47 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 Dailystar.co.uk108 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 »

Moussa Dembele and Memphis Depay on target as Lyon see off Nimes

Posted Saturday, October 20, 2018 by PA65 hits

Lyon climbed up to third in Ligue 1 after goals from Moussa Dembele and Memphis Depay earned a routine 2-0 victory over out-of-form Nimes.Bruno Genesio’s side, thrashed 5-0 at Paris St Germain before the international break, went ahead in the 24th minute when former Celtic striker Dembele fired into the bottom-right corner following a cross from Marcelo Guedes.Nimes were seven games withou...Full Story »

PSG 5 - 0 Lyonnais: Kylian Mbappe nets four times in 13 minutes as PSG hammer Lyon

Posted Monday, October 08, 2018 by PA202 hits

Kylian Mbappe scored four times in 13 second-half minutes as Paris St Germain created Ligue 1 history with a 5-0 romp over Lyon.Neymar was also on target as PSG secured a ninth Ligue 1 success in a row from the start of the season, eclipsing the 82-year-old record set by Olympique Lillois during the 1936-37 campaign.A scrappy first half, which saw red cards for PSG defender Presnel Kimpembe and ...Full Story »

PSG vs Lyonnais - Tuchel rallies PSG players to make history with victory over Lyon

Posted Saturday, October 06, 2018 by PA211 hits

Head coach Thomas Tuchel wants Paris St Germain to maintain their commanding performances as they look to create history against Lyon. Victory for PSG would be their ninth Ligue 1 success in a row from the start of the season, eclipsing the 82-year-old record set by Olympique Lillois during the 1936-37 campaign. Tuchel is looking for his team to maintain their level of consistency at the Par...Full Story »

Traore plays a part in all four Lyon goals as Les Gones breeze past Marseille

Posted Monday, September 24, 2018 by PA96 hits

Lyon manager Bruno Genesio believes victory in the Choc des Olympiens derby capped off a “great week” after their 4-2 triumph over Marseille.Les Gones produced the biggest shock in the opening round of the Champions League in midweek when they defeated Manchester City in a 2-1 win at the Etihad Stadium.Some would have forgiven Lyon if they struggled to see off Marseille, who were aim...Full Story »

Lyon too hot for Marseille to handle

Posted Monday, September 24, 2018 by PA94 hits

Lyon followed up their shock Champions League victory at Manchester City with a convincing 4-2 win against 10-man Marseille.The visitors were hoping to move up to second in Ligue 1 with success in the Choc des Olympiques derby, but Lyon got their campaign back on track after some clinical finishing.Houssem Aouar gave the home side the lead after 27 minutes with a cool finish but Marseille were l...Full Story »

Cardiff City 0 - 5 Manchester City: No Lyon hangover for City as the roar past Cardiff

Posted Sunday, September 23, 2018 by PA106 hits

Manchester City bounced back from their Champions League defeat by coasting to an emphatic 5-0 win at Cardiff. Sergio Aguero – who was making his 300th City appearance – Bernardo Silva and Ilkay Gundogan struck inside 12 first-half minutes as Pep Guardiola’s side got that 2-1 shock midweek home defeat to Lyon out of their system. Substitute Riyad Mahrez added two more in th...Full Story »

Lyonnais vs Marseille - Lyon boss Genesio wants to build on victory over Manchester City

Posted Saturday, September 22, 2018 by PA144 hits

Lyon manager Bruno Genesio has urged his side to build on their surprise victory at Manchester City when they return to Ligue 1 action. The French club stunned Pep Guardiola’s side with a 2-1 victory in the opening round of Champions League fixtures at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday night. Maxwel Cornet and captain Nabil Fekir scored for the visitors in the first half before holding o...Full Story »

Manchester City 1 - 2 Lyonnais: City’s Champions League opener makes unpleasant viewing for Guardiola

Posted Thursday, September 20, 2018 by PA194 hits

Pep Guardiola could only watch as Manchester City slipped to a surprise 2-1 defeat in their Champions League opener against Lyon.The City boss was sat in the stands at the Etihad Stadium due to a touchline ban and his side lacked their usual dynamism as they gifted first-half goals to Maxwel Cornet and Nabil Fekir.Bernardo Silva pulled one back as City rallied after the break but they could not ...Full Story »

Memphis Depay's home burgled while playing for Lyon vs. Nice

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by ESPN133 hits

Memphis Depay joined Lyon from Manchester United. Photo by Jeroen Meuwsen/Soccrates/Getty Images Lyon have confirmed that Memphis Depay's home was burgled while he played on Friday night. Reports say thieves took up to €1.5 million ($1.7m) in jewels, watches and other luxury items while Depay was playing in Lyon's 1-0 defeat at home to Nice. "He's obviously disheartened, because he had ...Full Story »

Moussa Dembele leaves Celtic for Lyon in £19.7m deal

Posted Saturday, September 01, 2018 by Skysports.com146 hits

Moussa Dembele scored 51 goals in 94 appearances for Celtic Moussa Dembele has left Celtic to join Lyon in a £19.7m deal. The striker has signed a five-year contract with the Ligue 1 side, who had improved their bid after Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers said on Thursday night they had rejected a "significant offer", believed to be £18m, for the Francy U21 international Later that nig...Full Story »

Martin Terrier and Bertrand Traore give Lyon victory over Strasbourg

Posted Saturday, August 25, 2018 by PA91 hits

Lyon got back to winning ways in Ligue 1 with a comfortable 2-0 win over Strasbourg at the Groupama Stadium.Bruno Genesio’s side were beaten at Reims last week, but dominated throughout and were deserved winners thanks to goals from Martin Terrier and Bertrand Traore.It could have been more but for Matz Sels, who made a string of saves to frustrate the hosts.Traore, Lucas Tousart and Memph...Full Story »

Chelsea 0 Lyon 0 (5-4 on penalties): Green's save allows Hazard to win ICC clash

Posted Wednesday, August 08, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com112 hits

Eden Hazard scored the winning penalty as Chelsea earned two International Champions Cup points by beating Lyon on penalties. Rob Green was Chelsea's hero as Maurizio Sarri's side edged past Lyon 5-4 on penalties in the International Champions Cup after a 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge. All three of Chelsea's ICC games had gone to a shoot-out, the Blues victorious against Inter but losing again...Full Story »

Liverpool return for Lyon's Nabil Fekir after failed first move

Posted Monday, July 02, 2018 by ESPN150 hits

Liverpool's move for Nabil Fekir appears to be back on after talks with Lyon resumed. The Mirror claims the previously agreed £53 million deal could be resurrected after the Reds backed out of the original deal due to concerns over the France international's previous medical issues. The 24-year-old had put pen to paper on a deal and even completed a welcome interview for LFC TV. Lyon p...Full Story »

Nabil Fekir transfer from Lyon to Liverpool is not dead - agent

Posted Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by ESPN102 hits

Nabil Fekir's agent has told French TV the Lyon midfielder's transfer to Liverpool "is not finished." Earlier this month, a Liverpool source told ESPN FC the club were confident of sealing a €60 million deal for the France midfielder, one of Lyon's standout performers as they finished third in Ligue 1. However, Lyon then ended talks with the Champions League runners-up and released a s...Full Story »

Liverpool to step up pursuit of Lyon’s £70m-rated Nabil Fekir

Posted Friday, May 25, 2018 by theguardian.com131 hits

Nabil Fekir gets down to work during France’s World Cup training camp at Clairefontaine. Liverpool will step up their pursuit of Nabil Fekir after the Champions League final as they look to secure the £70m-rated Lyon captain before the World Cup. Fekir, who has played as an attacking midfielder and forward for his hometown club, is a major summer target for Jürgen Klopp with th...Full Story »

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