Lyon 4-1 Troyes: OL maintain winning start to Ligue 1 season

Olympique Lyonnais made it two wins from two at the start of the 2022-23 Ligue 1 season with a comfortable victory against Troyes at the Groupama Stadium. The visitors handed Lyon a dream start when their veteran captain, Adil Rami, played a sloppy back-pass straight to Alexandre Lacazette in the third minute and Lyon’s captain …

Castello Lukeba

Castello Lukeba was the revelation of the 2021-22 season for Olympique Lyonnais. His sudden emergence from the academy was a rare bright spot in an otherwise underwhelming campaign for the club. He began the season as an unknown eighteen year old without a single first team appearance to his name, but impressed in pre-season friendlies …

Henrique Silva Milagres

Henrique is a Brazilian left-back, who signed for Olympique Lyonnais in summer 2021, aged 27. He arrived on a free transfer from Vasco da Gama, in his native Rio de Janeiro, with whom he had spent his entire career since joining them as a schoolboy. He signed a three year contract with Lyon, tying him …

Sainsbury’s TtD Côtes De Provence Rosé

Wine: Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Côtes De Provence Rosé Country: France Region: Provence Year: 2020 Grapes: unspecified blend ABV: 12.5% Bottle top: cork Price: £10.0 Purchased: Sainsbury’s (23/06/2022) Rating: Tasting Notes This pale Côtes De Provence Rosé wine is part of Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference range, so expectations were high. We’re big fans of rosés …

Christian Patat Pecorino

Wine: Christian Patat Pecorino Country: Italy Region: Abruzzo Year: 2020 Grapes: Pecorino ABV: 12.5% Bottle top: cork Price: £9.99 Purchased: delivered by Naked Wines Rating: Tasting Notes I’d only previously heard of Pecorino as an Italian hard ewe’s cheese, but apparently it’s a grape variety too. It’s a light-skinned white grape most commonly used in …