Ligue 1: Olympique Lyonnais tops Nantes 3-2

DéCINES-CHARPIEU. Olympique Lyonnais beat Nantes.


DéCINES-CHARPIEU. Olympique Lyonnais prevailed over Nantes. Olympique Lyonnais was vastly superior ball possession (62%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium in Décines-Charpieu on Saturday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Florent Batta with the help of Steven Torregrossa and Gwenaël Pasqualotti. The 4th official was Faouzi Benchabane.

Match Statistics

Olympique Lyonnais was in firm control of the ball 62% while Nantes was struggling with a 38% ball possession.

Olympique Lyonnais was more aggressive with 47 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Olympique Lyonnais won the match.

Olympique Lyonnais shot 18 times, 6 on target, 12 off target. On the other side, Nantes shot 11 times, 2 on target, 9 off target.


Olympique Lyonnais received 1 yellow card (T. Ndombele). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Nantes.

After this match, Olympique Lyonnais will have 55 points to stay in the 8th place. On the other side, Nantes will stay with 54 points to stay in the 9th place.

Match Events

  • 9'

    M. Dembele

  • 61'

    T. Ndombele

  • 64'

    M. Caqueret

    T. Ndombele

  • 64'

    H. Aouar

    R. Faivre

  • 64'

    B. Barcola

    M. Dembele

  • 72'

    K. Coulibaly

    R. Kolo Muani

  • 72'

    O. Bukari

    M. Simon

  • 73'

    S. Corchia

    M. Coco

  • 73'

    J. Boateng

    D. Da Silva

  • 79'

    L. Paqueta

  • 81'

    Q. Merlin

  • 82'

    W. Geubbels

    L. Blas

  • 85'


  • 90'

    W. Cyprien

Next match

In the upcoming Ligue 1 match, Olympique Lyonnais will play away with Clermont on the 21st of May with a 0-0 head to head record.

Nantes will host Saint-Étienne on the 21st of May with a 10-4 head to head stats in favor of Saint-Étienne (9 draws).

Olympique Lyonnais: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Peter Bosz chose to play with the following team: Anthony Lopes (7.3), Malo Gusto (6.8), Damien Da Silva (7.3), Castello Lukeba (6.8), Henrique (6.7), Romain Faivre (7.0), Tanguy Ndombélé (6.8), Lucas Paquetá (8.4), Tetê (8.1), Moussa Dembélé (7.2) and Karl Toko Ekambi (7.1).


Olympique Lyonnais made 4 changes: T. Ndombele for M. Caqueret (64′), R. Faivre for H. Aouar (64′), M. Dembele for B. Barcola (64′) and D. Da Silva for J. Boateng (73′).

Top player: Lucas Paquetá

The player who no doubt impressed Olympique Lyonnais the most was Lucas Paquetá.

His rating is (8.4) with 1 goal, 67 passes (80% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 13. He performed 1 cross.

Nantes: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Antoine Kombouare played with: Alban Lafont (6.0), Jean-Charles Castelletto (7.3), Andrei Girotto (7.0), Dennis Appiah (6.2), Marcus Coco (7.0), Ludovic Blas (7.2), Wylan Cyprien (7.0), Quentin Merlin (7.1), Fábio (6.1), Randal Kolo Muani (7.2) and Moses Simon (6.8).


Nantes made 4 changes: R. Kolo Muani for K. Coulibaly (72′), M. Simon for O. Bukari (72′), M. Coco for S. Corchia (73′) and L. Blas for W. Geubbels (82′).

Top player: Jean-Charles Castelletto

Probably the most impressive player in Nantes was Jean-Charles Castelletto.

His rating is (7.3) with 26 passes (92% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 5.

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