The feeling of optimism permeated Olympique Lyonnais as the club prepared to embark on the 2019/20 season. Juninho’s return as sporting director, his handpicked managerial appointment, as well as record spending in the transfer market had supporters eager to watch their club venture into a new era. Eight months later, those sentiments have been long […]
Le Classique (PSG versus Marseille) may be more known, but le Derby Rhône-Alpes – played between Olympique Lyonnais and Saint-Étienne – is perhaps France’s fiercest rivalry. On Sunday night, the two adversaries met at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, with ASSE escaping as 1-0 winners – thanks to a 90th minute header from striker Robert Beric. Match report […]
In a game where Lyon did not seem able to do anything but park the bus to neutralize the Parisian forces, they managed to keep this match a goalless draw for a very long time. They had been counting their chickens before they were hatched though, as Neymar rescued PSG with a brilliant late game […]
If the ball was a cake, we would expect Lyon to have the biggest slice, but Montpellier were hungry too.
Sylvinho’s Lyon won their first game in Ligue 1. After Monaco were brought down to ten men, there was nothing left in the tank to stop Lyon from controlling the entire game. By no means an offensive orgy, yet Lyon showed efficiency to win the game three goals to nil. Tactical analysis and match report […]