Ligue 1: Under scrutiny by Nantes, Lyon remains deadlocked
OL conceded this Friday against FNC (1-1) for a third straight tie in the league.
Leon does not advance. Stuck in a soft bellyOL received its third consecutive league draw, against Nantes (1-1). degree of logical equivalence. Far from filling this opener for The twenty-eighth dayStade Groupama quickly disappointed by attending Nantes’ rushing opening match. After a duel won by Rio by Mohammed, the ball bounced off the unfortunate Lukeba to finish in the net (0-1, 2).
Trapped from the start, the OL reacted well and gradually dominated the discussions. Primary Lacazette He was responsible for making this leap. After a big highlight, Les Gones’ captain manages to fend off Pallois before bluffing Lafont hard (1-1, 24). His 150th goal in a Lyon shirt, which allowed him to overtake the legend Bernard Lacombe and become the second highest scorer in OL history, behind the untouchable Fleury Di Nalo (222 goals).
Lacazette out of injury
Irreplaceable for the goals scored, Rio and Lafont then fought a great duel from distance, stringing saves in turn. The Lyon goalkeeper stopped in front of Mohamed (36) and Gisand (50), while his counterpart in Nantes outperformed Lacazette (45 + 1) and Carret (52). His team was kept in check, and Laurent Blanc opted for attacking coaching by firing Cherki and Jeffinho. But Lacazette’s quick exit through injury (65′) cut Rodanes’ momentum.
Harmless through the endgame without a beat, Gones even admitted several dangerous counter-attacks, but the Canaries negotiated poorly. As in the first leg (0-0), Lyonnais and Nantes could not decide. But the two teams will meet one last time this season, in the semi-finals of the Coupe de France (April 5). And this time, there will be a winner.