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Ligue 1: Nice defeats Olympique Lyonnais after recovering from a 0-2 deficit

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NICE. Nice had a amazing comeback against Olympique Lyonnais.

NICE. Nice had a astonishing comeback against Olympique Lyonnais. Olympique Lyonnais lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (58%).

T. Kadewere received a red card (86′)​. This red card was one of the reason why Olympique Lyonnais lost the match.

The match was held at the Allianz Riviera Stadium in Nice on Sunday and this began at 11:00 am local time. The referee was Jérôme Brisard who was helped by Alexis Auger and Erwan Finjean. The 4th official was Eric Wattellier. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 13.5 degrees Celsius or 56.26 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 36%.​

Match Statistics

Olympique Lyonnais was in firm control of the ball 58% while Nice was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

Olympique Lyonnais was more aggressive with 41 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 6 were on target. Even so, Nice succeeded in find the solution to win this encounter.​

Nice shot 16 times, 8 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, Olympique Lyonnais shot 11 times, 6 on target, 5 off target.


Nice received 1 yellow card (E. Guessand). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Olympique Lyonnais.

Also, Olympique Lyonnais didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after T. Kadewere (Olympique Lyonnais) was sent out after receiving a straight red card in the (86′).

After playing this match, Nice will have 16 points like Olympique Lyonnais to stay in the 6th place. On the other side, Olympique Lyonnais will stay with 16 points like Nice to stay in the 7th place.

Match Events

  • 35'

    K. Ekambi

  • 67'

    Y. Atal

    F. Daniliuc

  • 67'

    L. Da Cunha

    H. Boudaoui

  • 67'

    P. Rosario

    M. Lemina

  • 69'

    H. Aouar

  • 77'

    A. Claude-Maurice

    A. Gouiri

  • 81'

    Y. Atal

  • 83'

    E. Guessand

    K. Dolberg

  • 86'

    T. Kadewere

  • 89'

    T. Mendes

    K. Ekambi

  • 89'

    A. Delort (Penalty)

  • 90'

    S. Diomande

    H. Aouar

  • 90'

    E. Guessand

  • 90'

    E. Guessand

Next matche

In the upcoming Ligue 1 match, Nice will play away against Angers SCO on the 31st of October with a 5-2 head to head stats in favor of Nice (5 draws).

Olympique Lyonnais will host Lens on the 30th of October with a 9-2 head to head record in favor of Olympique Lyonnais (3 draws).

Nice: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Christophe Galtier chose to play with the following team: Walter Benítez (7.4), Flavius Daniliuc (7.1), Jean-Clair Todibo (7.6), Dante (7.3), Melvin Bard (6.2), Hicham Boudaoui (6.8), Mario Lemina (6.6), Khépren Thuram (6.9), Amine Gouiri (6.6), Andy Delort (7.4) and Kasper Dolberg (6.7).


Nice made 5 changes: F. Daniliuc for Y. Atal (67′), H. Boudaoui for L. Da Cunha (67′), M. Lemina for P. Rosario (67′), A. Gouiri for A. Claude-Maurice (77′) and K. Dolberg for E. Guessand (83′).

Top player: Jean-Clair Todibo

Probably the most impressive player in Nice was Jean-Clair Todibo even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.6) with 64 passes (79% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 7.

Olympique Lyonnais: Formation and Lineups

Olympique Lyonnais started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the opposite side, Peter Bosz played with: Anthony Lopes (7.4), Léo Dubois (6.6), Jérôme Boateng (7.4), Jason Denayer (6.7), Emerson Palmieri (7.0), Maxence Caqueret (7.3), Bruno Guimarães (7.1), Tino Kadewere (6.4), Houssem Aouar (7.6), Karl Toko Ekambi (7.4) and Lucas Paquetá (7.0).


Olympique Lyonnais made 2 changes: K. Ekambi for T. Mendes (89′) and H. Aouar for S. Diomande (90′).

Top player: Houssem Aouar

The player who no doubt impressed Olympique Lyonnais the most was Houssem Aouar.

His rating is (7.6) with 1 goal, 36 passes (75% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 7.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1



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