Lyon Combine Short Passing with Directness to Dismantle Monaco

Lyon came into their Coupe de France match against Monaco with a plan. They wanted to take it up to the reigning Ligue 1 champions, to pass out from the back and work the ball towards goal with confidence. Early on, though, it didn’t look like it was the best idea. Marcal attempted a short […]

Talented Tanguy Ndombele Characterises Lyon’s Recruitment Strategy

On the surface, it looked like Lyon were in for a tough season. They didn’t just lose Ligue 1 superstar Alexandre Lacazette, their goalscoring machine, to Arsenal, but they also lost all-round midfielder Corentin Tolisso to Bayern Munich. Those were the biggest names to go, but midfield stalwart Maxime Gonalons also moved on, this time […]