Tag: Olympique Lyon

Lyon’s strategic pressing forced PSG’s least experienced center-back into dictating the tempo of their buildup, which in turn led to numerous turnovers. The recoveries triggered a sharp and refined offensive transition from the visitors, who so perfectly exploited their opponent’s weakness. Another confusing marriage to a three-man defense left Tuchel bereft on the sideline, as […]

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Three quick substitutions in the second half changed the complexion of the match and helped Lyon recapture victory over their most bitter rival. The introduction of Tino Kadewere on left wing was especially impactful, as the Lyonnais forward helped shore up his club’s defensive transitions and created a decided mismatch going forward.  Tactical analysis and […]

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An unflattering fixture, punctuated by poor tactical decision-making and physicality did little to raise the low bar both Olympique Lyonnais and Olympique Marseille have set so far this season. Marseille’s lack of discipline was on full display, while Lyon’s toothless offense gave a performance for the ages. In a year in which Paris Saint-Germain has […]

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Against a team that presented problems in all phases of the game, Olympique Lyonnais dominated possession and wasted their chances as manager Rudi Garcia made some questionable changes in the second half. Bordeaux adjusted their defensive approach three times and, in the end, managed to get a point. Tactical analysis and match report by Thanos Chelas. […]

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Olympique Lyon looked the brighter of the two sides in the opening minutes, but a superb strike from Serge Gnabry initiated a period of Bavarian domination that rarely looked in danger of being stopped. Lyon had plenty of half-chances including a few excellent opportunities to reflect their performance in this game, but wayward finishing from […]

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