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

Posted Saturday, October 20, 2018 by PA7 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 PA66 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 PA84 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 PA31 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 PA35 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 PA45 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 PA52 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 PA77 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 ESPN72 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.com66 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 PA35 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.com66 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 ESPN109 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 ESPN61 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.com96 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 »

Nabil Fekir hails perfect ending after Lyon qualify for Champions League

Posted Sunday, May 20, 2018 by PA60 hits

Nabil Fekir hailed the perfect ending after Lyon clinched qualification for the Champions League in dramatic fashion.OL needed to beat Nice to secure third place in Ligue 1 and they did so thanks to a hat-trick from Memphis Depay in a 3-2 victory.It looks set to be Fekir’s last match for Lyon, with the playmaker heavily linked with a summer move to Liverpool, and if that is the case then h...Full Story »

Lyonnais vs Nice - Fekir can help Lyon secure UCL football – Genesio

Posted Friday, May 18, 2018 by PA132 hits

Lyon boss Bruno Genesio has tipped Nabil Fekir to help his side secure Champions League football in what could be the player’s final match for the club.The playmaker, who has been named in France’s squad for the World Cup, has been heavily linked with a summer move to Liverpool.Lyon are in pole position to clinch the last Champions League spot on the final weekend of the Ligue 1...Full Story »

Nabil Fekir to Liverpool: Huge update on potential £60m deal as Jurgen Klopp eyes Lyon ace

Posted Tuesday, May 15, 2018 by Dailystar.co.uk130 hits

Fekir has enjoyed a stunning season in France, scoring 23 goals in 39 appearances for Lyon. The 24-year-old is attracting plenty of interest, with a host of top clubs across Europe said to be keen. Reports circulated last week that Liverpool had already struck a £60m deal for Fekir ahead of the transfer window reopening. The Liverpool Echo report that this is not the case and claim negot...Full Story »

Arsenal tracking £14M-rated Lyon prospect Tanguy Ndombele

Posted Friday, March 23, 2018 by Tribalfootball.com103 hits

Arsenal are planning a new raid on the French transfer market. The Sun says Arsenal are considering a summer move for France Under-21 prospect Tanguy Ndombele. The Lyon midfielder has shone during his season on loan from Ligue 1 rivals Amiens. He is rated at £14million. Paris-born Ndombele has made 37 appearances, scoring once, to help the Stade Gerland club go fourth in the table and...Full Story »

Agent won't rule out Lyon sale for Arsenal target Nabil Fekir

Posted Tuesday, February 20, 2018 by Tribalfootball.com98 hits

The agent of Olympique Lyon star Nabil Fekir has refused to shut down talk of a move to Arsenal this summer. It's been suggested that Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is keen to wrap up a deal for Fekir before the World Cup, with a fee of €50m mooted. The midfielder's agent, Jean-Pierre Bernes, says it's too soon to suggest Fekir will still be an OL player next season. He told Telefoot: "Wi...Full Story »

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