Olympique Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette has hinted that he could leave Les Gones in the summer. In an interview, Lacazette said that the summer would be ideal for a “change of scenery” and to “discover something else”
Lacazette’s OL contract is till 2019 but that has not stopped the 25 year old from being linked to Barca, where his former teammate Samuel Umtiti now plays, and Arsenal, amongst others clubs.
Lyon have struggled this season and are 13 points behind leaders Nice and ten behind third place Nice. They lost 2-0 to Saint-Etienne over the weekend and have lost four of their last five games in all competitions.
Here is a round up of action from week 22 of Ligue 1
PSG v Monaco
This was a great opportunity for PSG to draw level with league leaders ASM but Unai Emery’s side ended up bottling their chances in front of a 47,238 strong crowd at Parc des Princes.
Monaco came to Paris averaging three goals a fixture, but this game was goalless at half time, with both teams preferring to play pragmatically given the high stakes involved.
It took 80 minutes for the deadlock to be broken with referee Frank Schneider pointing to the spot after ASM’s Djibril Sidibe had upended Paris’ winter signing Julian Draxler in the box. Up stepped Edinson Cavani Continue reading
Montpellier’s Ligue 1 struggles continue as they are thrashed 5-1 at Stade Velodrome by Marseille. Bafetimbi Gomis with a hat trick for L’OM, with Rolando and Thauvin (penalty) also getting on the scoresheet. Boudebouz the only goal scorer for MHSC Continue reading
Angel Di Maria scored two goals for PSG in their 4-1 French League Cup win over Bordeaux on 24 January, 2017. Here’s the first of the two – a fantastic free kick that set the Parisians on their way Continue reading
AS Monaco stayed top as two goals each from Boschilia (24, 28) and Germain (37,59) saw them comfortably beating struggling Lorient 4-0 at Stade Louis II on 22 January, 2017. The Monaco v Lorient game was attended by 5,549 at Stade Louis II Continue reading
AS Monaco went top in France on goal difference after beating Olympique Marseille 4-1 at Stade Velodrome. The win for ASM, secured thanks to goals from Lemar, Falcao and Bernardo Silva (2) sees the Principality outfit move ahead of OGN Nice on goal difference after the latter were held to a draw by struggling Metz Continue reading