DéCINES-CHARPIEU. Strasbourg overcame Olympique Lyonnais to win 2-1. All goals were scored in the first half. It was Strasbourg to strike first with a goal of Jean-Eudes Aholou at the 29′. Then Habib Diallo scored again for Strasbourg in the 32′ minute with a goal. Eventually, Alexandre Lacazette reduced the distance for Olympique Lyonnais with a penalty. However, that was it, and the result remained 2-1. Olympique Lyonnais was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (72%).
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 Jeremy Stinat with the help of Christophe Mouysset and Thomas Luczynski. The 4th official was Alexandre Perreau Niel.
Olympique Lyonnais was in firm control of the ball 72% while Strasbourg was struggling with a 28% ball possession.
Olympique Lyonnais was more aggressive with 96 dangerous attacks and 30 shots of which 7 were on target. Anyhow, Strasbourg was able to find the solution to win this contest.
Olympique Lyonnais shot 30 times, 7 on target, 23 off target. On the opposite side, Strasbourg shot 6 times, 4 on target, 2 off target.
Olympique Lyonnais received 1 yellow card (Dejan Lovren). Talking about the opposition, Strasbourg received 3 yellow cards (Jean-Eudes Aholou, Habib Diallo and H. Diarra).
After this match, Olympique Lyonnais will stay with 25 points like Clermont to stay in the 8th place. Regarding the opposition, Strasbourg will have 15 points like Ajaccio to stay in the 16th place.
Alexandre Lacazette (Penalty)
Karl Toko Ekambi
Strasbourg will host Toulouse on the 29th of January with a 7-1 head to head stats in favor of Strasbourg (3 draws).
Olympique Lyonnais: Formation and Lineups
Olympique Lyonnais started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
The manager Laurent Blanc chose to play with the following team: Anthony Lopes , Sinaly Diomandé , Dejan Lovren , Castello Lukeba , Malo Gusto , Thiago Mendes , Corentin Tolisso , Nicolás Tagliafico , Rayan Cherki , Alexandre Lacazette and Karl Toko Ekambi .
Olympique Lyonnais made 4 changes: Karl Toko Ekambi for B. Barcola (58′), Corentin Tolisso for Jeff Reine-Adélaïde (78′), Sinaly Diomandé for Tetê (78′) and M. Gusto for S. Kumbedi (80′).
Top player: Malo Gusto
The player who no doubt impressed Olympique Lyonnais the most was Malo Gusto.
His rating iswith 60 passes (78% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 11. He performed 10 crosses.
Strasbourg: Formation and Lineups
Strasbourg started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).
Regarding the opposition, Julien Stéphan played with: Matz Sels , Ismael Doukoure , Lucas Perrin , Gerzino Nyamsi , Alexander Djiku , Dimitri Liénard , Jean-Eudes Aholou , Sanjin Prcić , Jean-Ricner Bellegarde , Habib Diallo and Kévin Gameiro .
Strasbourg made 5 changes: Dimitri Liénard for F. Bouebari (18′), Jean-Ricner Bellegarde for Ibrahima Sissoko (31′), Gerzino Nyamsi for Daniel Karlsson (46′), Jean-Eudes Aholou for H. Diarra (68′) and Kévin Gameiro for L. Mothiba (68′).
Best player: Matz Sels
The player that probably impressed the most for Strasbourg was the goalkeeper: Matz Sels. His rating is 8.35. He performed 7 saves.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1