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Dembélé scores as France qualify for European Under-21 Championship

Published on 08 September 2018 at 9:33 AM
Sélections : avec 5 Lyonnais, les Espoirs qualifiés pour le prochain Euro (0-1)
OL's latest signing netted the lone goal in Friday's 1-0 win at Bulgaria. Lyon teammates Lucas Tousart, Tanguy Ndombele, Houssem Aouar and Martin Terrier also saw action for the U21s.

New OL signing Moussa Dembélé scored as France's U21s booked their spot in the UEFA European Under-21 Championship on Friday with a 1-0 win over Bulgaria. A total of five Lyon players - Dembélé (starter, scored in the 57th minute), Lucas Tousart (starter), Tanguy Ndombele (starter), Houssem Aouar (substitute) and Martin Terrier (substitute) - saw action for Sylvain Ripoll's squad, who have eight wins in as many qualifying matches and are guaranteed to finish atop Group 9.

OL players on international duty: schedule and results

Tuesday, September 4

Friendly: Slovenia - France U19 3-3

Wednesday, Septiember 5

Limoges International Tournament: France U18 - Russia 1-1

Thursday, September 6  

UEFA Nations League: Germany - France 0-0

Friendly: Netherlands - Peru 2-1 (Memphis x2)

European U21 qualifiers: Spain - Albania 3-0

U20: England - Switzerland 2-0

Friendly: Croatia - France U19 0-1

Friday, September 7

European U21 qualifiers: Bulgaria - France 0-1 (Dembélé)

Limoges International Tournament: France U18 - Netherlands 0-0

Sunday, September 9  

UEFA Nations League: France - Netherlands (N. Fekir - Memphis and Tete)

2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers: Rwanda - Ivory Coast (Cornet)

CONCACAF: US Virgin Islands - Canada (Brault)

Friendly: India - France U19 (Caqueret, P. Kalulu and Soumaré)

Limoges International Tournament: France U18 - England (Augarreau)

Monday, September 10

U20: Switzerland - Poland (Racioppi) 

Tuesday, September 1

European U21 qualifiers: France - Luxembourg (Aouar, Dembélé, Ndombélé, Terrier and Tousart)

European U21 qualifiers: Spain - Ireland (Diop)