Latest Football News – Olympique Lyonnais fulfilled its mission by winning the Vélodrome (0-3), at the 36th day of L1. The Rhodaniens had a weak formation Marseille, which points to the 6th rank. Thanks to a doubling of Cornet and another goal signed Dembélé, OL is now firmly on the podium. ASSE, beaten by Montpellier, follows at four lengths.
Decidedly, the OL is at the Vélodrome as at home. Already victorious last year in the lair of OM, the Rhodaniens have made the coup, winning more widely (0-3), in a match hanging, where Marseille pushed, before finishing at ten and to crack. Thanks to the double of Maxwel Cornet and the goal of Moussa Dembélé, Lyon takes four points ahead of Saint-Etienne in the 3rd place, two days from the end.
The OM players have left their lawn under the bronca of their supporters. Not frankly soft with the management of the club before the kickoff, they let burst their anger after this 13th setback of the season in Ligue 1 which puts a definite end to their hopes of competing for a European Cup next year.
Dembélé crucified OM
The regrets are even greater than Marseille had the opportunity to do better, and frankly pushed in the second period before being cut in its tracks by the expulsion of Duje Caleta-Car in the 67th minute. In the first act, Lyon logically took the lead, more just in the game, with players who have increased efforts. And with a solid defense, like Jeremy Morel – holder for the first time since January to replace Jason Denayer – who held the shock.
With Tanguy Ndombele, the great man of the evening lyonnaise was Maxwel Cornet, who opened the scoring after a good body work against Boubacar Kamara, before shooting Steve Mandanda (0-1, 24th). Memphis Depay had two chances to double the bet then (29th, 41st), but the Dutchman was not in a big night against goal. And Lyon almost missed when Mario Balotelli took over a center deviated from Florian Thauvin at the far post (48th). Except that the Italian put the ball beside.
Then it was Luis Gustavo who saw his recovery touched by Ndombele pass a few centimeters goals (58th). But as soon as he found himself at ten, OM, unable to ignite the match, became mute in front. And Moussa Dembélé released OL ten minutes after coming into play, on a sublime pass from Ndombele (0-2, 84). While Lyon’s fifth straight win over Marseille was getting closer, Cornet added to the score as Valère Germain’s team-mates were no longer there (0-3, 86th). Marseille is sinking into crisis, and Lyon will receive Caen next week, getting closer to its goal: the podium.