Tag: Ligue 1

Lyon 0-0 Le Havre

Lyon were held to a disappointing goalless draw by a spirited Le Havre team at the Groupama Stadium on Sunday evening. It was their first match since the dismissal of manager Laurent Blanc during the international break, but the change in the dugout had no immediate effect. Lyon were still lacking in creativity and cohesion. […]

Rennes 4-1 Lyon

Lyon suffered a disastrous, humiliating and comprehensive defeat away to Rennes in round thirteen of the Ligue 1 season. Their performance was listless, shambolic and bordering on the disgraceful. Rennes were everything that Lyon weren’t. The Breton side were the embodiment of a well-drilled, energetic and motivated team, playing with purpose as a cohesive unit. […]

Rennes v Lyon Preview

Lyon travel to the Roazhon Park to take on Rennes on Sunday evening in the final match of the thirteenth round of Ligue 1 fixtures. It’s a clash between two of the teams chasing Champions League qualification and they are currently locked together on nineteen points in fifth and sixth places in the table, four […]

Lyon hold on against Brest

Olympique Lyonnais survived a late onslaught by a tenacious Brest side to escape from Brittany with a scarcely deserved 3-2 win and return to top spot in Ligue 1 ahead of the remainder of the weekend programme, which affords title rivals Lille and PSG the opportunity to leapfrog them again when they face Lorient and […]

Dubois stunner sinks Bordeaux

A spectacular injury time winner from Lyon right-back Leo Dubois snatched a last gasp victory against Bordeaux at the Groupama Stadium on Friday night. The France international had advanced down the right flank and into a little bit of space inside the visitors’ penalty area when a speculative cross from substitute Maxwel Cornet found its […]

Lyon limp to draw at Brest

Lyon twice relinquished the lead as they dropped two more points on their travels in this disappointing start to their Ligue 1 campaign. Houssem Aouar and Memphis Depay were left on the bench by Sylvinho, as he opted to field Terrier, Traore and Cornet behind Moussa Dembele in an attacking formation with just Tousart and […]

Olympique Lyonnais 6-0 Angers

Lyon turned in a vintage performance at the Groupama Stadium to crush hapless Angers 6-0 and consolidate their good start to the season under new manager Sylvinho. The home fans got their first look at the new signings and witnessed some exciting attacking football capped by some stunning goals. Back to back clean sheets suggest […]