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Ligue 1: Reims snatches a 2-1 win against Olympique Lyonnais 2-1

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DéCINES-CHARPIEU. Reims beat Olympique Lyonnais to win 2-1. A goal from H. Ekitike was decisive in the 90min.

DéCINES-CHARPIEU. Reims defeated Olympique Lyonnais to win 2-1. A goal from H. Ekitike was decisive in the 90min. All goals were scored in the second half.​ It was Reims to strike first with a goal of W. Faes at the 56′. Then it was a goal in the 66′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, H. Ekitike gave the win to Reims in the 90′ minute with a goal. Olympique Lyonnais was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (62%).​

The match was played at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium in Décines-Charpieu on Wednesday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Benoît Millot with the help of Stephan Luzi and Aurélien Drouet. The 4th official was Ahmed Taleb.

Match Statistics

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

Olympique Lyonnais was more aggressive with 57 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 4 were on target. Notwithstanding, Reims succeeded in find the solution to win this match.​

Olympique Lyonnais shot 14 times, 4 on target, 10 off target. On the opposite side, Reims shot 5 times, 3 on target, 2 off target.


Olympique Lyonnais received 3 yellow cards (L. Paqueta, J. Denayer and M. Dembele). On the other side, Reims received 2 yellow cards (M. Munetsi and Y. Abdelhamid).

After this encounter, Olympique Lyonnais will stay with 22 points like Angers SCO to move up in the 10th place. On the opposite side, Reims will have 16 points to stay in the 14th place.

Match Events

  • 23'

    L. Paqueta

  • 46'

    M. Munetsi

    M. Cassama

  • 49'

    J. Denayer

  • 54'

    M. Munetsi

  • 56'

    W. Faes

  • 65'

    Y. Abdelhamid

  • 66'

    K. Toko Ekambi

    J. Boateng

  • 69'

    T. Mendes

    M. Caqueret

  • 69'

    M. Dembele

    I. Slimani

  • 67'

    R. Cherki

    K. Toko Ekambi

  • 71'

    H. Ekitike

    E. B. Toure

  • 71'

    B. Locko

    Ghislain Konan

  • 82'

    M. Dembele

  • 85'

    A. Flips

    V. Berisha

  • 90'

    S. Sissoko

    T. Foket

  • 90'

    H. Ekitike

Next match

In the upcoming Ligue 1 match, Olympique Lyonnais will play away against Bordeaux on the 5th of December with a 13-10 head to head record in favor of Olympique Lyonnais (11 draws).

Reims will host Angers SCO on the 5th of December with a 2-1 head to head statistic in favor of Reims (5 draws).

Olympique Lyonnais: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Peter Bosz chose to play with the following team: Anthony Lopes (6.4), Malo Gusto (7.1), Jason Denayer (7.1), Jérôme Boateng (7.3), Emerson Palmieri (7.1), Maxence Caqueret (7.0), Bruno Guimarães (7.1), Lucas Paquetá (7.1), Houssem Aouar (7.1), Karl Toko Ekambi (8.1) and Islam Slimani (6.4).


Olympique Lyonnais made 3 changes: M. Caqueret for T. Mendes (69′), I. Slimani for M. Dembele (69′) and K. Toko Ekambi for R. Cherki (67′).

Top player: Karl Toko Ekambi

Probably the most impressive player in Olympique Lyonnais was Karl Toko Ekambi.

His rating is (8.1) with 1 goal, 19 passes (89% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 5. He performed 2 crosses.

Reims: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Óscar García Junyent played with: Predrag Rajković (7.1), Andrew Gravillon (6.8), Wout Faes (7.5), Yunis Abdelhamid (7.0), Thomas Foket (6.5), Dion Lopy (6.1), Moreto Cassama (6.3), Valon Berisha (6.6), Ghislain Konan (5.5), Ilan Kebbal (6.3) and El Bilal Toure (6.8).


Reims made 5 changes: M. Cassama for M. Munetsi (46′), E. B. Toure for H. Ekitike (71′), Ghislain Konan for B. Locko (71′), V. Berisha for A. Flips (85′) and T. Foket for S. Sissoko (90′).

Top player: Wout Faes

The player who no doubt impressed Reims the most was Wout Faes.

His rating is (7.5) with 1 goal, 22 passes (90% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 1.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1



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