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Lens 0-2 Lyon

Lyon
Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette has scored 20 goals in 21 Ligue 1 games this season

Lyon moved four points clear at the top of Ligue 1 with a 2-0 win at Lens.

Jean-Philippe Gbamin backheeled the ball into his own net to put the visitors ahead after 21 minutes.

Alexandre Lacazette scored his 20th league goal of the season and doubled's Lyon's lead when he converted a penalty after Boubacar Sylla's handball.

Hubert Fournier's Lyon team, who are aiming to win the title for the first time since 2008, have now won six league matches in a row.

Marseille, St Etienne and Paris St-Germain - second, third and fourth respectively - all play on Sunday.

Fifth-placed Monaco won 1-0 at home to Nantes, courtesy of a goal from Bernardo Silva.

Lens v Lyon
Lens are 19th in Ligue 1 and have only won five of 21 Ligue 1 matches this season
Lyon
Lyon have scored 45 Ligue 1 goals this season, six more than any other team in France's top division
Lyon
Lyon have the second best defensive record in Ligue 1, conceding only 17 goals from 21 matches

Line-ups

Lens

  • 1Riou
  • 34SyllaSubstituted forGuillaumeat 55'minutes
  • 25Gbamin
  • 4Kantari
  • 27Boulenger
  • 29BourigeaudSubstituted forCyprienat 85'minutes
  • 20Nomenjanahary
  • 18Valdivia
  • 21El JadeyaouiSubstituted forMadianiat 68'minutes
  • 9Coulibaly
  • 11Chavarria

Substitutes

  • 19Guillaume
  • 23Cyprien
  • 33Ba
  • 35Lecoeuche
  • 36Madiani
  • 37Seck
  • 40Belon

Lyon

  • 1Lopes
  • 13Jallet
  • 22Rose
  • 23Umtiti
  • 14DaboSubstituted forMvuembaat 77'minutes
  • 21Gonalons
  • 12FerriSubstituted forMalbranqueat 90'minutes
  • 24Tolisso
  • 11GhezzalSubstituted forGourcuffat 87'minutes
  • 18Fekir
  • 10Lacazette

Substitutes

  • 8Gourcuff
  • 17Malbranque
  • 26Danic
  • 28Mvuemba
  • 29Bahlouli
  • 30Gorgelin
  • 33Mboumbouni
Referee:
Amaury Delerue
Attendance:
11,173

Match Stats

Home TeamLensAway TeamLyon
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home12
Away8
Shots on Target
Home5
Away4
Corners
Home7
Away1
Fouls
Home16
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Lens 0, Lyon 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Lens 0, Lyon 2.

Lindsay Rose (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Adamo Coulibaly (Lens).

Substitution

Substitution, Lyon. Steed Malbranque replaces Jordan Ferri.

Foul by Christophe Jallet (Lyon).

Pierrick Valdivia (Lens) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nabil Fekir (Lyon).

Wylan Cyprien (Lens) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Lyon. Yoann Gourcuff replaces Rachid Ghezzal.

Substitution

Substitution, Lens. Wylan Cyprien replaces Benjamin Bourigeaud.

Attempt missed. Ahmed Kantari (Lens) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, Lens. Conceded by Maxime Gonalons.

Nabil Fekir (Lyon) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Pierrick Valdivia (Lens).

Offside, Lens. Ahmed Kantari tries a through ball, but Adamo Coulibaly is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Pierrick Valdivia (Lens) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt blocked. Quentin Lecoeuche (Lens) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Lalaïna Nomenjanahary with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Lyon. Arnold Mvuemba replaces Mouhamadou Dabo.

Offside, Lens. Ahmed Kantari tries a through ball, but Adamo Coulibaly is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Ahmed Kantari (Lens) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Mouhamadou Dabo (Lyon).

Quentin Lecoeuche (Lens) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Jordan Ferri (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Pierrick Valdivia (Lens).

Attempt saved. Nabil Fekir (Lyon) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Alexandre Lacazette.

Attempt missed. Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Lyon. Conceded by Benjamin Boulenger.

Substitution

Substitution, Lens. Quentin Lecoeuche replaces Alharbi El Jadeyaoui.

Rachid Ghezzal (Lyon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ahmed Kantari (Lens).

Attempt saved. Pablo Chavarria (Lens) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Benjamin Bourigeaud with a through ball.

Jordan Ferri (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Adamo Coulibaly (Lens).

Foul by Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon).

Ahmed Kantari (Lens) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Maxime Gonalons (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Baptiste Guillaume (Lens).

Corner, Lens. Conceded by Samuel Umtiti.

Nabil Fekir (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 17th January 2015

  • LensLens0LyonLyon2
    FT
  • CaenCaen4ReimsReims1
    FT
  • LorientLorient1LilleLille0
    FT
  • MetzMetz2MontpellierMontpellier3
    FT
  • MonacoMonaco1NantesNantes0
    FT
  • ToulouseToulouse1BastiaBastia1
    FT
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