French Ligue 1
Lyon2Evian Thonon Gaillard0

Lyon 2-0 Evian

Clement Grenier
Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier scored his first goal of the season against Evian

Lyon kept the pressure on Paris St-Germain as they regained top spot in Ligue 1 with victory over Evian.

Midfielder Clement Grenier, having recently returned from injury, put Lyon ahead when he curled in a free-kick from the corner of the box.

Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette added a second with a penalty after Corentin Tolisso brought down Dany Nounkeu.

PSG will go three points clear of Lyon, who are top on goal difference, if they win away at Nantes on Sunday.

In Saturday's other matches, Bastia moved six points clear of the relegation zone with a 1-0 win over St Etienne and Lorient climbed to 15th with a vital point from their goalless draw at home to Bordeaux.

Reims remain a point above the bottom three after a 2-0 loss at Guingamp, while fellow strugglers Caen battled to a 1-1 draw with Nice.

Montpellier's hopes of a Europa League spot suffered a blow after a 0-0 draw with Rennes.

Line-ups

Lyon

  • 1Lopes
  • 13Jallet
  • 4Koné
  • 23Umtiti
  • 3Bedimo
  • 21GonalonsBooked at 65minsSubstituted forMalbranqueat 85'minutes
  • 24Tolisso
  • 7Grenier
  • 18Fekir
  • 10LacazetteSubstituted forYattaraat 78'minutes
  • 20N'JieSubstituted forFerriat 56'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Zeffane
  • 11Ghezzal
  • 12Ferri
  • 17Malbranque
  • 19Yattara
  • 22Rose
  • 30Gorgelin

Evian Thonon Gaillard

  • 40Leroy
  • 18Wass
  • 22Cambon
  • 13NounkeuBooked at 38mins
  • 19SabalySubstituted forFallat 45'minutes
  • 8Tejeda Valverde
  • 24Sorlin
  • 15SunuSubstituted forKoneat 66'minutes
  • 7Thomasson
  • 27N'Sikulu
  • 10DuhamelSubstituted forBlandiat 55'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Durand
  • 6Kone
  • 9Blandi
  • 17Angoula
  • 21Mongongu
  • 23Nielsen
  • 33Fall
Referee:
Benoit Bastien
Attendance:
36,839

Match Stats

Home TeamLyonAway TeamEvian Thonon Gaillard
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home16
Away8
Shots on Target
Home6
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away3
Fouls
Home10
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Lyon 2, Evian Thonon Gaillard 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Lyon 2, Evian Thonon Gaillard 0.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Lyon. Conceded by Dany Nounkeu.

  4. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Nabil Fekir (Lyon) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jordan Ferri.

  5. Post update

    Attempt saved. Nabil Fekir (Lyon) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Steed Malbranque.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Bakary Koné (Lyon).

  7. Post update

    Clarck N'Sikulu (Evian Thonon Gaillard) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  8. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Steed Malbranque (Lyon) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Nabil Fekir.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Lyon. Steed Malbranque replaces Maxime Gonalons.

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Corentin Tolisso (Lyon) header from very close range is too high. Assisted by Clément Grenier with a cross following a corner.

  11. Post update

    Corner, Lyon. Conceded by Cédric Cambon.

  12. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Nabil Fekir (Lyon) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is blocked. Assisted by Maxime Gonalons.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Nabil Fekir (Lyon).

  14. Post update

    Alioune Fall (Evian Thonon Gaillard) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Evian Thonon Gaillard. Conceded by Bakary Koné.

  16. Post update

    Christophe Jallet (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Alioune Fall (Evian Thonon Gaillard).

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Nabil Fekir (Lyon) left footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

  19. Post update

    Attempt saved. Nicolás Blandi (Evian Thonon Gaillard) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Lyon. Mohamed Yattara replaces Alexandre Lacazette.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 2nd May 2015

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