Lyon on fire, scoring 3 without reply at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais

Technical card:
Lyon: Eiji Kawashima, Anthony Caci, Stefan Mitrovic, Alexander Djiku, Lionel Carole, Lucien Kevin Zohi, Jean-Eudes Aholou, Sanjin Prcic, Adrien Thomasson, Majeed Waris and Habib Diallo
Strasburg: Anthony Lopes, Leo Dubois, Sinaly Diomande, Marcelo, Maxwel Cornet, Houssem Aouar, Thiago Mendes, Lucas Paqueta, Tino Kadewere, Karl Toko Ekambi and Memphis Depay
Stadium: the Parc Olympique Lyonnais
Goals: Memphis Depay (1-0, min. 20), Karl Toko Ekambi (2-0, min. 30) and Memphis Depay (3-0, min. 68)

Lyon cruises against Strasburg on a home win at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais on Saturday. Lyon were looking to pick up points after winning their previous two matches in the competition. The most recent was against the Dijon away (1-0), the other to Bordeaux at home (2-1). Strasburg, on the other hand, were unable to beat Brest in a 2-2 draw. As things stand, Lyon and Strasburg currently occupy 1st and 15th spots in the table, with 52 points and 25 points respectively after 24 matches.

It was an impressive opening from Lyon, with Memphis Depay opening the rout in the 20th minute. Later, Lyon scored again and increased their advantage thanks to a goal from Karl Toko Ekambi, 30 minutes in to see out the first half 2-0.

Lyon continued to apply pressure the second half and were rewarded, with a new goal from Memphis Depay, scoring his second goal in the 68th minute, which sealed the victory for Lyon.

For Lyon Islam Slimani, Djamel Benlamri, Rayan Cherki, Florent Da Silva and Mattia De Sciglio came on for Tino Kadewere, Marcelo, Memphis Depay, Karl Toko Ekambi and Sinaly Diomande, while Strasburg replaced Dimitri Lienard, Ibrahima Sissoko, Mehdi Chahiri and Jeanricner Bellegarde with Jean-Eudes Aholou, Sanjin Prcic, Lucien Kevin Zohi and Majeed Waris.

The referee booked Marcelo and Sinaly Diomande from Lyon. Strasburg had the worst of it though, with Adrien Thomasson seeing yellow, and Adrien Thomasson (2 yellow cards) then sent off with a red.

Lyon will play their next fixture at home against Montpellier, while Strasburg will face Metz away.

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