The hosts had to win this duel in order to have a realistic chance of winning the French Championship. Three points scored LyonHe did nothing for his players, because in the last round, after their home defeat by leaders Lille, they were six points behind. The Monaco players started the game beautifully. Kevin Volland opened the scoring after a square pass from Wissam Ben Yedder in the 25th minute. It was the 16th strike for the German striker this season, placing him fourth among the most successful players in the competition.
17-year-old reserve hero of the match
In the second half of the feelings, there was definitely more. Memphis Depay scored a goal in the French League in the 57th minute. As a result, he lost only six goals, against the most successful goal in the competition – Kyliana Mbappe With Paris Saint-Germain. After a quarter of an hour, the guests had to deal with a bull’s eye, because Maxence Caqueret was awarded a second yellow card.
Lyon double succeeded in scoring the second goal! In the 77th minute, Marcelo used a Debay cross. Nine minutes later he led to a draw Wissam Bin Yedder. For him, as for Debbie, it was the 19th goal in the competition.
This isn’t the end though! In the 88th minute, the visiting coach made two substitutions. Sixty seconds later, 17-year-old Matisse Ryan Shirky scored the winning goal.
In Ligue1, Lille leads three rounds before the end of the season. He has two points more than Paris Saint-Germain and five points than Monaco.
Other results for the day of round 35:
- Marseille – Strasbourg 1: 1 (0: 0),
- PSG – Lens 2: 1 (1: 0),
- Lille – Nice 2: 0 (1: 0),
- Bordeaux – Rennes 1: 0 (1: 0),
- Brest – Nantes 1: 4 (0: 2),
- Dijon – Metz 1: 5 (0: 2),
- Lorient – Angers 2: 0 (1: 0),
- Nimes – Reims 2: 2 (0: 1)
- Montpellier-Saint-Etienne 1: 2 (1: 1)