French Ligue 1
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Nice 3-0 Lyon

Nice fans
Nice's fans had candles and a banner saying "let the heat of our candles warm your hearts"

French football resumed on Friday as Nice beat Lyon, a week after the attacks in Paris left 130 people dead.

Nice fans held lit candles during the minute's silence, with French national anthem La Marseillaise played before the game at the Allianz Riviera.

The country's government announced on Tuesday that the weekend's Ligue 1 fixtures would go ahead as planned.

But Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve imposed a ban on away fans in games this weekend as a security measure.

Fans were searched as they entered the stadium, as will be the case at all games this weekend.

The Stade de France was among the venues targeted during last Friday's attacks in the capital as three attackers blew themselves up near the stadium, where France were playing Germany in a friendly.

There was a minute's silence before the game
There was a minute's silence before the game between Nice and Lyon

La Marseillaise will be played before all matches this weekend in Ligue 1, Ligue 2 and the Coupe de France.

Frederic Thiriez - president of the Ligue de Football Professionnel, which governs the French league - said: "Playing football is an act of resistance in the face of barbarism.

"After the pain, after the tears, life must go on. Sportspeople, just like artists, can set the example."

There were also three Ligue 2 matches on Friday, plus two more in the Coupe de France.

Nice moved up to third in the table thanks to their win, while second-placed Lyon remain 10 points behind unbeaten leaders Paris St-Germain, who visit Lorient on Saturday.

Nice fans
Nice fans were all searched before entering the stadium

Line-ups

Nice

  • 1Hassen
  • 25GenevoisBooked at 24mins
  • 4Baysse
  • 20Le Marchand
  • 29Pied
  • 26KozielloSubstituted forRaheriharimananaat 85'minutes
  • 22Mendy
  • 6Seri
  • 13HultSubstituted forMendyat 80'minutes
  • 9Ben Arfa
  • 28GermainSubstituted forCorreiaat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Benrahma
  • 15Mendy
  • 21Raheriharimanana
  • 30Cardinale
  • 33Boscagli
  • 34Puel
  • 35Correia

Lyon

  • 1Lopes
  • 20da Silva
  • 21Gonalons
  • 2Yanga-Mbiwa
  • 15MorelBooked at 85mins
  • 8Tolisso
  • 12FerriBooked at 26mins
  • 14DarderSubstituted forDel Castilloat 64'minutes
  • 19ValbuenaSubstituted forMalbranqueat 77'minutes
  • 10Lacazette
  • 9BeauvueSubstituted forCornetat 64'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Bedimo
  • 13Jallet
  • 17Malbranque
  • 27Cornet
  • 28Mvuemba
  • 30Gorgelin
  • 33Del Castillo
Referee:
Benoit Bastien
Attendance:
17,872

Match Stats

Home TeamNiceAway TeamLyon
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home13
Away13
Shots on Target
Home8
Away1
Corners
Home3
Away2
Fouls
Home13
Away3

Live Text

Match ends, Nice 3, Lyon 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Nice 3, Lyon 0.

Attempt missed. Corentin Tolisso (Lyon) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Alexandre Lacazette.

Substitution

Substitution, Nice. Stéphan Raheriharimanana replaces Vincent Koziello.

Booking

Jérémy Morel (Lyon) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Jérémy Morel (Lyon).

Jérémy Pied (Nice) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Alexandre Mendy (Nice) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Nampalys Mendy.

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

Foul by Alexandre Mendy (Nice).

Substitution

Substitution, Nice. Jonathan Correia replaces Valère Germain.

Substitution

Substitution, Nice. Alexandre Mendy replaces Niklas Hult.

Attempt missed. Romain Del Castillo (Lyon) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Alexandre Lacazette.

Substitution

Substitution, Lyon. Steed Malbranque replaces Mathieu Valbuena.

Attempt missed. Jean Seri (Nice) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Hatem Ben Arfa (Nice) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Vincent Koziello.

Attempt saved. Valère Germain (Nice) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jérémy Pied with a cross.

Corner, Lyon. Conceded by Paul Baysse.

Maxwell Cornet (Lyon) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Niklas Hult (Nice).

Goal!

Goal! Nice 3, Lyon 0. Vincent Koziello (Nice) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Jérémy Pied.

Mathieu Valbuena (Lyon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Vincent Koziello (Nice).

Foul by Romain Del Castillo (Lyon).

Mouez Hassen (Nice) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Nice. Conceded by Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa.

Substitution

Substitution, Lyon. Romain Del Castillo replaces Sergi Darder.

Substitution

Substitution, Lyon. Maxwell Cornet replaces Claudio Beauvue.

Corner, Nice. Conceded by Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa.

Attempt blocked. Sergi Darder (Lyon) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Corentin Tolisso.

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

Foul by Jean Seri (Nice).

Attempt missed. Claudio Beauvue (Lyon) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Jérémy Morel.

Attempt saved. Mathieu Valbuena (Lyon) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jordan Ferri.

Attempt missed. Corentin Tolisso (Lyon) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left following a set piece situation.

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

Foul by Maxime Le Marchand (Nice).

Attempt blocked. Hatem Ben Arfa (Nice) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Niklas Hult with a cross.

Goal!

Own Goal by Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, Lyon. Nice 2, Lyon 0.

Second Half

Second Half begins Nice 1, Lyon 0.

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