Win for Olympique Lyonnais at Groupama Stadium, as they beat FC Girondins de Bordeaux 2-1

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Technical card:
Olympique Lyonnais: Anthony Lopes, Leo Dubois, Marcelo, Jason Denayer (Sinaly Diomande, min.23), Mattia De Sciglio, Maxence Caqueret (Lucas Paqueta, min.63), Thiago Mendes, Bruno Guimaraes (Houssem Aouar, min.72), Tino Kadewere (Islam Slimani, min.72), Memphis Depay and Karl Toko Ekambi (Maxwel Cornet, min.63)
FC Girondins de Bordeaux: Benoit Costil, Youssouf Sabaly, Laurent Koscielny, Paul Baysse, Loris Benito, Remi Oudin (Maxime Poundje, min.83), Yacine Adli, Toma Basic, Hatem Ben Arfa (Tom Lacoux, min.90), Samuel Kalu (Nicolas De Preville, min.76) and Hwang Ui-Jo (Amadou Traore, min.82)
Stadium: Groupama Stadium
Goals: Karl Toko Ekambi (1-0, min. 32), Samuel Kalu (1-1, min. 55) and Leo Dubois (2-1, min. 90)

Lyon strolled past Bordeaux with a 2-1 win on Friday at Groupama Stadium. Both teams arrived in good form, having secured victories in their previous matches. Olympique Lyonnais were looking to pick up points after winning last match whilst FC Girondins de Bordeaux were hoping to increase their winning streak after back-to-back victories against Angers SCO and OGC Nice. As the table looks today, Olympique Lyonnais and FC Girondins de Bordeaux currently occupy 1st and 7th spots in the league, with 46 points and 32 points respectively after 22 matches.

It was an impressive opening from Olympique Lyonnais, beginning with Karl Toko Ekambi opening the scoring in minute 32 and managed to see out the first half 1-0.

FC Girondins de Bordeaux started the second half on an intensified spirit, following Samuel Kalu opening the scoring, 55 minutes in. Olympique Lyonnais took the lead thanks to a goal from Leo Dubois in the 90th minute just before the final whistle to establish the 2-1, which sealed the victory for Olympique Lyonnais.

For Olympique Lyonnais Sinaly Diomande, Maxwel Cornet, Lucas Paqueta, Houssem Aouar and Islam Slimani came on for Jason Denayer, Karl Toko Ekambi, Maxence Caqueret, Bruno Guimaraes and Tino Kadewere, while Bordeaux replaced Nicolas De Preville, Amadou Traore, Maxime Poundje and Tom Lacoux with Samuel Kalu, Hwang Ui-Jo, Remi Oudin and Hatem Ben Arfa.

There were bookings for Thiago Mendes from Lyon and Loris Benito and Toma Basic for Bordeaux.

Olympique Lyonnais will play their next fixture away against Dijon FCO, while FC Girondins de Bordeaux will face Lille OSC at home.

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