Lyon set records in PSG win

27 Oct 2019 admin

first_imgLyon continued their impressive run over Paris Saint-Germain as they ended the Ligue 1 leaders’ 21-match unbeaten run at the Groupama Stadium.Moussa Dembele’s header and a penalty from Nabil Fekir secured victory over Bruno Genesio’s side after Angel di Maria had given the defending champions an early lead.PSG are 10 points clear of Lille at the top and have seen their hopes of going the whole campaign without losing dashed. Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘There is no creativity’ – Can Solskjaer get Man Utd scoring freely again? ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Meanwhile, Lyon have a six-point cushion over fourth place Saint-Etienne in the race for the final Champions League spot.2015 – Paris have lost a Ligue 1 game after scoring the opening goal for the 1st time since January 2015 against Bastia (2-4). Shake. pic.twitter.com/5MqVYGL4UX— OptaJean (@OptaJean) February 3, 2019Argentina international Di Maria opened the scoring after seven minutes, playing a role in a goal for the fourth time in as many games.But the French champions would go on to lose their first Ligue 1 game after scoring first since January 2015, when they were downed 4-2 by Bastia.4 – Lyon have beaten Paris in Ligue 1 more often than any other team since the Qatari era began in August 2011 (4 times). Kryptonite. @OL_English pic.twitter.com/vaTeGVEs0f— OptaJean (@OptaJean) February 3, 2019Leo Dubois teed up Dembele for the equaliser, as the ex-Celtic forward beat Alphonse Areola to the ball to nod into an empty net.Dembele would turn provider after being fouled by Thiago Silva to win a penalty after the break.Fekir sent Areola the wrong way from the spot to thrust Lyon ahead.3 – Aucun joueur n’est impliqué sur plus de buts que Nabil Fekir face à Paris en Ligue 1 depuis le début de la saison dernière (3 – 2 buts, 1 assist). Leader. @OL pic.twitter.com/rB9GsOSkhj— OptaJean (@OptaJean) February 3, 2019No player has contributed to more goals against PSG since the start of the 2017-18 campaign than the France international, who now has two goals and an assist during that period against Thomas Tuchel’s men,The victory was the fourth time Lyon have beaten their rivals since Qatar Sports Investments took over the club in August 2011.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his assistant Mike Phelan watched the defeat less than two weeks before Manchester United’s Champions League last-16 first leg clash with the Paris club.last_img

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