Wins for the OL Academy
U17 : OL 4 - 1 Pontarlier
Three in a row for Armand Garrido's side. After a difficult period, the U17s have hit their stride and beat lowly Pontarlier 4-1. Amine Gouiri netted a hat-trick before Diego Giuly scored the fourth. Les Lyonnais conceded a controversial goal when they were leading 3-0. An excellent performance!
Line-up: Garcia - Kalulu (Vieira) - Kaleba - Salte - Pereira - Devarewaerre - Giuly - Maolida (Almeida) - Belkacemi (Rafia) - Ndicka Matam - Gouiri.
Goals: Gouiri x3, Giuly.
CFA : OL 2 - 1 Jura Sud
The reserves left it late in defeating Jura Sud, courtesy of the youngster Cognat, making his first ever appearance for the CFA. Earlier in the match, Labidi had opened the scoring for Les Lyonnais before Jura Sud equalised. It was a thrilling win and confirmed that Maxence Flachez and Gilles Rousset's side are back in form. "We are very happy to have won back to back matches. We played some good football, against a very good side that liked to have the possession. Our first half was very good. We suffered a little after their equaliser but went looking for the winner in stoppage time and that showed our spirit." (Gilles Rousset)
Line-up: Mocio - Mboumbouni (Moufi 85') – Ngouma - Diakhaby - Moutoussamy - Darpino - Kemen (Tousart 65') - Labidi - Paye (Cognat 80') - Perrin - Del Castillo.
Goals: Labidi, Cognat.
Red Card: Moutoussamy.
U19 : OL 4 - 1 Reims
Joël Fréchet and Pierre Chavrondier's side built on their superb showing in the UEFA Youth League defeating sixth-placed Reims 4-1. Kitala scored a brace. Cognat, on the scoresheet yesterday with the resrves, and Aouar got the other Lyon goals. It capped off a great week for the U19s!
Line-up: Lebongo - Kalulu - Roselli - Ngwabije - Gaspar - Owusu - Pereira - Martelat - Cognat - Aouar - Kitala.
Goals: Kitala x2, Aouar, Cognat.