French Ligue 1
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Lyon 4-0 Toulouse

Memphis Depay
Depay joined Lyon in January for what is thought to be an initial £16m

Memphis Depay scored a sensational goal from near the halfway line as his double helped Lyon thrash Toulouse.

Lyon, who are fourth in Ligue 1, were looking comfortable leading 3-0 thanks to goals from Christophe Jallet, Maxwel Cornet and Depay with his first.

The ex-Manchester United forward then spun in the centre circle and spotted teenage keeper Alban Lafont off his line before lobbing him from 50 yards.

"I didn't even see the ball go in, I just heard everyone go crazy," he said.

Depay has scored five goals in nine Ligue 1 games since moving from United.

"I had tried one like that a few years ago and it hit the bar," the Dutchman, 23, told Canal Plus.

"I saw the goalkeeper was playing off his line in the first half and I kept that in the back of my mind."

Lyon coach Bruno Genesio suggested the scoreline made it easier for Depay to attempt the shot "although knowing him he would also have tried it at 0-0".

Line-ups

Lyon

  • 1Lopes
  • 13Jallet
  • 4Mammana
  • 2Yanga-Mbiwa
  • 15Morel
  • 12Ferri
  • 21Gonalons
  • 14DarderBooked at 4mins
  • 27Cornet
  • 18FekirSubstituted forValbuenaat 71'minutes
  • 9DepaySubstituted forGhezzalat 86'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Tolisso
  • 10Lacazette
  • 11Ghezzal
  • 28Valbuena
  • 29Tousart
  • 30Gorgelin
  • 31Rybus

Toulouse

  • 40Lafont
  • 20YagoBooked at 32minsSubstituted forToivonenat 52'minutes
  • 5Diop
  • 6Jullien
  • 29Moubandje
  • 10TrejoBooked at 88mins
  • 27BlinSubstituted forDoumbiaat 49'minutes
  • 19do Rosário Calmon
  • 15Jean
  • 12Sylla
  • 39DelortSubstituted forDurmazat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Goicoechea
  • 2Amian
  • 4Doumbia
  • 11Toivonen
  • 21Durmaz
  • 23Bodiger
  • 25Pi
Referee:
Benoit Bastien
Attendance:
34,463

Match Stats

Home TeamLyonAway TeamToulouse
Possession
Home60%
Away40%
Shots
Home12
Away10
Shots on Target
Home7
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home10
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Lyon 4, Toulouse 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Lyon 4, Toulouse 0.

Offside, Lyon. Sergi Darder tries a through ball, but Maxwel Cornet is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Jimmy Durmaz (Toulouse) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by François Moubandje.

Booking

Óscar Trejo (Toulouse) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Jérémy Morel (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Óscar Trejo (Toulouse).

Attempt blocked. Jimmy Durmaz (Toulouse) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Óscar Trejo (Toulouse) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Maxwel Cornet (Lyon).

Issa Diop (Toulouse) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Lyon. Rachid Ghezzal replaces Memphis Depay.

Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Christopher Jullien (Toulouse).

Corner, Toulouse. Conceded by Emanuel Mammana.

Attempt blocked. Tongo Doumbia (Toulouse) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Somália (Toulouse) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Lyon 4, Toulouse 0. Memphis Depay (Lyon) right footed shot from more than 35 yards to the centre of the goal.

Foul by Mathieu Valbuena (Lyon).

Corentin Jean (Toulouse) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Offside, Lyon. Maxime Gonalons tries a through ball, but Jordan Ferri is caught offside.

Memphis Depay (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Christopher Jullien (Toulouse).

Foul by Maxwel Cornet (Lyon).

Issiaga Sylla (Toulouse) wins a free kick on the left wing.

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

Foul by Tongo Doumbia (Toulouse).

Substitution

Substitution, Toulouse. Jimmy Durmaz replaces Andy Delort.

Substitution

Substitution, Lyon. Mathieu Valbuena replaces Nabil Fekir.

Offside, Toulouse. Issa Diop tries a through ball, but Andy Delort is caught offside.

Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Corentin Jean (Toulouse).

Attempt saved. Maxime Gonalons (Lyon) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Sergi Darder.

Attempt missed. Memphis Depay (Lyon) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Christophe Jallet with a cross.

Offside, Toulouse. Corentin Jean tries a through ball, but Andy Delort is caught offside.

Corner, Toulouse. Conceded by Jordan Ferri.

Offside, Lyon. Christophe Jallet tries a through ball, but Memphis Depay is caught offside.

Foul by Maxime Gonalons (Lyon).

Andy Delort (Toulouse) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Monaco29215384265868
2PSG29205458203865
3Nice29189247232463
4Lyon281621059322750
5Marseille29136104337645
6Bordeaux29111083736143
7Saint-Étienne29101183324941
8Guingamp29108113736138
9Rennes2991192833-538
10Nantes29107122743-1637
11Toulouse2999113233-136
12Angers29106132838-1036
13Montpellier2989124249-733
14Lille2996142937-833
15Caen2995153148-1732
16Metz2888122853-2532
17Dijon29610133846-828
18Nancy2977151937-1828
19Bastia29510142443-1925
20Lorient2964192959-3022
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