Europa League: Olympique Lyonnais defeats Brøndby 3-1 after recovering from a 0-1 deficit

BRøNDBY. Olympique Lyonnais was capable to turn the table against Brøndby.

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BRøNDBY. Olympique Lyonnais was capable to turn the table against Brøndby. It was Brøndby to score first with a goal from M. Uhre. However, later Olympique Lyonnais found the way to turn the table scoring 3 consecutive goals with R. Cherki (57′), R. Cherki (67′) and I. Slimani (76′). Olympique Lyonnais was vastly superior ball possession (61%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the Brøndby Stadion Stadium in Brøndby on Thursday and this began at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Georgi Kabakov who was helped by Martin Margaritov and Diyan Valkov. The 4th official was Ivaylo Stoyanov.

Match Statistics

Olympique Lyonnais was in firm control of the ball 61% while Brøndby was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

Olympique Lyonnais was more aggressive with 44 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 4 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Olympique Lyonnais won the match.​

Brøndby shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, Olympique Lyonnais shot 9 times, 4 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Brøndby received 2 yellow cards (M. Greve and K. Tshiembe). On the opposite side, Olympique Lyonnais received 1 yellow card (D. Da Silva).

After this contest, Brøndby will stay with 2 points to stay in the 4th place. On the other side, Olympique Lyonnais will have 12 points to stay in the 1st place.

Match Events

  • 28'
    28'

    M. Greve

  • 51'
    51'

    M. Uhre

  • 57'
    57'

    R. Cherki

  • 62'
    62'

    A. Slimane

    M. Greve

  • 63'
    63'

    K. Mensah

    B. Riveros

  • 67'
    67'

    R. Cherki

  • 75'
    75'

    L. Paqueta

    M. Dembele

  • 75'
    75'

    B. Guimaraes

    T. Mendes

  • 75'
    75'

    M. Caqueret

    H. Keita

  • 75'
    75'

    K. Toko Ekambi

    T. Kadewere

  • 75'
    75'

    M. Divkovic

    M. Uhre

  • 75'
    75'

    C. Cappis

    J. Radosevic

  • 76'
    76'

    I. Slimani

    L. Paqueta

  • 78'
    78'

    D. Da Silva

  • 81'
    81'

    S. Rosted

    H. Heggheim

  • 86'
    86'

    K. Tshiembe

  • 87'
    87'

    H. Vogel

    M. Gusto

Next match

In the upcoming Europa League match, Brøndby will play away with Sparta Praha on the 9th of December with a 0-0 head to head record.

Olympique Lyonnais will host Rangers on the 9th of December with a 2-1 head to head statistic in favor of Olympique Lyonnais (0 draws).

Brøndby: Formation and Lineups

Brøndby started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

The manager Niels Frederiksen chose to play with the following team: Mads Hermansen (6.3), Henrik Heggheim (6.2), Andreas Maxsø (6.4), Kevin Ngoyi Tshiembe (6.1), Andreas Bruus (6.6), Mathias Greve (6.4), Josip Radošević (6.8), Morten Frendrup (6.6), Blás Riveros (6.1), Mikael Uhre (6.8) and Simon Hedlund (6.8).

Substitutes

Brøndby made 5 changes: M. Greve for A. Slimane (62′), B. Riveros for K. Mensah (63′), M. Uhre for M. Divkovic (75′), J. Radosevic for C. Cappis (75′) and H. Heggheim for S. Rosted (81′).

Top player: Simon Hedlund

Probably the most impressive player in Brøndby was Simon Hedlund.

His rating is (6.8) with 23 passes (60% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 6. He performed 2 crosses.

Olympique Lyonnais: Formation and Lineups

Olympique Lyonnais started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the other side, Peter Bosz played with: Anthony Lopes (6.4), Malo Gusto (6.7), Damien Da Silva (6.5), Castello Lukeba (6.9), Henrique (6.7), Rayan Cherki (9.1), Habib Keita (7.2), Thiago Mendes (7.4), Tino Kadewere (6.1), Moussa Dembélé (6.8) and Islam Slimani (7.4).

Substitutes

Olympique Lyonnais made 5 changes: M. Dembele for L. Paqueta (75′), T. Mendes for B. Guimaraes (75′), H. Keita for M. Caqueret (75′), T. Kadewere for K. Toko Ekambi (75′) and M. Gusto for H. Vogel (87′).

Top player: Rayan Cherki

The player who no doubt impressed Olympique Lyonnais the most was Rayan Cherki.

His rating is (9.1) with 2 goals, 43 passes (79% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 6. He performed 3 crosses.

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