PARIS -- Lyon stayed one point behind leader Paris Saint-Germain in the French title race after losing 2-1 at home on Saturday against 10-man Nice, which sealed an unlikely victory with a late penalty. Lyon played with an extra man after defender Lloyd Palun was sent off in the 53rd minute for a second yellow card after conceding a penalty for a foul on Nabil Fekir. Midfielder Carlos...
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Lyon ended Marseille's eight-match winning run in Ligue 1 with a 1-0 triumph at the Stade de Gerland on Sunday night. Yoann Gourcuff's 64th-minute strike against the run of play was enough to steer Les Gones to victory over the league leaders. l'OM, who have won eight of their first 11 matches, are four points clear of second-placed Paris St Germain at the top but Lyon are now up...
Of the 12 injuries Yoann Gourcuff has suffered since joining Lyon in August 2010, the last one must be the unluckiest. Gourcuff suffered strained ankle ligaments after stumbling while walking his dog Christian earlier this week, according to Metro. The injury likely will rule Gourcuff out of Lyon’s final game of the season — this Saturday’s Ligue 1 (French first division) contest...
Resurgent Lyon extended its unbeaten run to 10 games in all competitions after securing a 2-0 win at Reims in the French league on Sunday. Goals from striker Alexandre Lacazette and midfielder Gueida Fofana moved the seven-time French champion up to eighth place. Lacazette scored in the 25th minute when he turned in left back Henri Bedimo's cross. Midfielder Yoann Gourcuff went...
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