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Ligue 1 2018-19: 5 talking points from Match Day 5

  • The 5 main talking points from Match Day 5 of the Ligue 1 2018-19 season
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Modified 20 Dec 2019, 17:49 IST

2. Lyon draws against 10 men at Caen:

Lyon was up against Caen on Matchday 5 of the French Ligue 1 and was expected to dominate proceedings from the start. Nabil Fekir anchored the midfield and also scored from a free kick at the stroke of half-time to give Lyon the lead.


Caen vs Lyon
Caen vs Lyon

But Caen fought back and leveled in the 53rd minute with a goal from Claudio Beavue. Two minutes later Alexander Djiku was sent off for kicking Fekir on the head. The 10 men Caen surprisingly got the better of Lyon in the 73rd minute from an Oniangue goal to go 2-1 up. Memphis Depay came on as a substitute in the 71st minute and assisted Ferland Mendy's goal in the 88th minute to salvage a point for Lyon.

Up next for Lyon is a Champions League clash away at the Etihad against Manchester City.

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Published 17 Sep 2018, 05:00 IST
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