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Lyon 2-2 St Etienne

Clinton N'Jie
Cameroon international Clinton N'Jie scored for Lyon in Ligue 1

Lyon overcame the first-half dismissal of defender Lindsay Rose to draw with St Etienne and replace Paris-St Germain at the top of Ligue 1.

The home side went ahead in the Rhone Valley derby when Clinton N'Jie fired in but Rose was then sent off for handball and ex-Leeds winger Max Gradel levelled from the penalty spot.

Romain Hamouma raced through to put St Etienne 2-1 up just before the break.

But a near-post header from Christophe Jallet put Lyon top on goal difference.

However, defending champions PSG, who won 3-1 at Nice on Saturday, have the benefit of a game in hand on the leaders.

Line-ups

Lyon

  • 1LopesBooked at 53mins
  • 13Jallet
  • 22RoseBooked at 29mins
  • 23Umtiti
  • 3Bedimo
  • 21Gonalons
  • 12FerriSubstituted forGrenierat 70'minutes
  • 24TolissoBooked at 3mins
  • 18FekirSubstituted forYattaraat 79'minutes
  • 20N'JieSubstituted forGhezzalat 87'minutes
  • 10Lacazette

Substitutes

  • 2Zeffane
  • 4Koné
  • 7Grenier
  • 11Ghezzal
  • 17Malbranque
  • 19Yattara
  • 30Gorgelin

Saint-Étienne

  • 16Ruffier
  • 29Clerc
  • 23BaysseSubstituted forHamoumaat 28'minutes
  • 24Perrin
  • 2Théophile-Catherine
  • 27TabanouBooked at 66mins
  • 14N'GuémoSubstituted forDiomandeat 72'minutes
  • 6ClémentBooked at 61mins
  • 8CorgnetBooked at 80minsSubstituted forMonnet-Paquetat 83'minutes
  • 9ErdingBooked at 9mins
  • 7GradelBooked at 52mins

Substitutes

  • 11Mollo
  • 13van Wolfswinkel
  • 20Brison
  • 21Hamouma
  • 22Monnet-Paquet
  • 28Diomande
  • 30Moulin
Referee:
Said Ennjimi
Attendance:
37,715

Match Stats

Home TeamLyonAway TeamSaint-Étienne
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home21
Away12
Shots on Target
Home6
Away6
Corners
Home7
Away4
Fouls
Home11
Away22

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Lyon 2, St Etienne 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Lyon 2, St Etienne 2.

  3. Post update

    Mohamed Yattara (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Loic Perrin (St Etienne).

  5. Post update

    Foul by Rachid Ghezzal (Lyon).

  6. Post update

    Kévin Monnet-Paquet (St Etienne) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon) left footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Clément Grenier.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Mohamed Yattara (Lyon) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  9. Post update

    Corentin Tolisso (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Romain Hamouma (St Etienne).

  11. Post update

    Foul by Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon).

  12. Post update

    Ismael Diomande (St Etienne) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Lyon. Rachid Ghezzal replaces Clinton N'Jie.

  14. Post update

    Samuel Umtiti (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Kévin Monnet-Paquet (St Etienne).

  16. Post update

    Clément Grenier (Lyon) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Ismael Diomande (St Etienne).

  18. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Max Gradel (St Etienne) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, St Etienne. Kévin Monnet-Paquet replaces Benjamin Corgnet.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Clément Grenier (Lyon).

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 19th April 2015

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