French Ligue 1

Lens 0-2 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 have scored 45 Ligue 1 goals this season, six more than any other team in France's top division
Lyon have the second best defensive record in Ligue 1, conceding only 17 goals from 21 matches



Formation 4-1-2-1-2

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


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


Formation 4-1-2-1-2

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


  • 8Gourcuff
  • 17Malbranque
  • 26Danic
  • 28Mvuemba
  • 29Bahlouli
  • 30Gorgelin
  • 33Mboumbouni
Amaury Delerue

Match Stats

Home TeamLensAway TeamLyon
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  1. Post update

    Match ends, Lens 0, Lyon 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Lens 0, Lyon 2.

  3. Post update

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

  4. Post update

    Foul by Adamo Coulibaly (Lens).

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Lyon. Steed Malbranque replaces Jordan Ferri.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Christophe Jallet (Lyon).

  7. Post update

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

  8. Post update

    Foul by Nabil Fekir (Lyon).

  9. Post update

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

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Lyon. Yoann Gourcuff replaces Rachid Ghezzal.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Lens. Wylan Cyprien replaces Benjamin Bourigeaud.

  12. Post update

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

  13. Post update

    Corner, Lens. Conceded by Maxime Gonalons.

  14. Post update

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

  15. Post update

    Foul by Pierrick Valdivia (Lens).

  16. Post update

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

  17. Post update

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

  18. Post update

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

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Lyon. Arnold Mvuemba replaces Mouhamadou Dabo.

  20. Post update

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

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 17th January 2015

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

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