After OL-Lorient: The match in stats
6. Taking advantage of a shot from Karl Toko Ekambi deflected by Paul Nardi, Lucas Paqueta scored his sixth Ligue 1 goal in 2021, making him the most prolific midfielder since the start of the calendat year, an impress first season for one of the newest Lyonnais.
400. This match marked Rudi Garcia's 400th match as a manager in Ligue 1. As such, the Lyon boss is the 5th most experienced coach currently in the league, behind Christophe Galtier, Antoine Koumbouaré, Fréderic Antonetti and Claude Puel.
2. Bruno Guimarães scored the first brace of his career thanks to a penalty he had the opportunity to retake after a first attempt was saved and then thanks to a brilliant one-two with Islam Slimani, who had just come off the bench. The Brazilian is now fully back in form after his contributions last week in Monaco.
1 month. Houssem Aouar’s last start in Ligue 1 was a month ago, in a 1-1 draw with Stade de Reims. To seal his comeback, he showed the extent of his talent by scoring a goal in the 53rd minute, which allowed OL to take the lead in a match which had been closely fought until that point, underscoring that he can be a key figure in Lyon's run-in.
1. The young Malian midfielder Habib Ali Keita made his first professional appearance for Olympique Lyonnais on Saturday; it was the first Ligue 1 Uber Eats game for the 19-year-old, who signed his first professional contract with OL last October after joining from Guidars Football Club.