PARIS (AP) — France midfielder Houssem Aouar will miss his national team's upcoming matches because of a thigh injury.
France coach Didier Deschamps said Monday that Aouar, who picked up the...
PARIS (AP) — Midfielder Houssem Aouar has replaced the injured Nabil Fekir in France's squad for three upcoming matches, the country's soccer federation said Friday.
PARIS (AP) — Lille remains the only unbeaten team in the French league but is now two points behind defending champion Paris Saint-Germain after drawing 1-1 at home to 10-man Lyon on...
LYON, France (AP) — Lyon’s winless run in the French league stretched to three games after being held by visiting Nimes to 0-0 on Friday.
Nimes goalkeeper Baptiste Reynet made a fine save in...
PARIS (AP) — Midfielder Téji Savanier scored once in each half as Montpellier beat Lyon 2-1 on Tuesday to move up to fifth place in the French league.
PARIS (AP) — Champions League semifinalist Lyon was held at Bordeaux to 0-0 in a tepid French league encounter on Friday.
In a game of rare chances, Lyon almost stole a win 10 minutes from...
PARIS (AP) — France goalkeeper Steve Mandanda has been withdrawn from the squad ahead of upcoming matches after testing positive for the coronavirus.
LYON, France (AP) — A rare goal from combative midfielder Lucas Tousart gave hard-working Lyon a 1-0 home win against a lethargic Juventus in the first leg of their round-of-16 game in the...
Juninho's return to Lyon at the start of the season prompted enthusiasm and hope at the club but these proved short-lived, giving way to anger and frustration at the seven-time French champions,...
PARIS (AP) — Lyon prepared for its showdown with Juventus with a gritty 2-0 win at Metz in the French league on Friday.
Moussa Dembélé scored a penalty deep into first half injury time. Then...
LYON, France (AP) — Seven-time French champion Lyon has a chance to end an eight-year trophy drought after qualifying for the League Cup final with a 4-3 win on penalties against Lille on Tuesday...
LYON, France (AP) — Injury-hit Lyon lost another important player for several weeks as international defender Leo Dubois was diagnosed with a lesion on his left knee on Sunday.
LYON, France (AP) — Memphis Depay scored for the fourth straight Champions League game as Lyon beat Benfica 3-1 on Tuesday to take a step closer to qualifying for the round of 16.
LYON, France (AP) — Memphis Depay and Moussa Dembelé both scored twice as Lyon won again in the French league under new coach Sylvinho by routing Angers 6-0 on Friday.
LYON, France (AP) — Lyon warmed up for its Champions League meeting with Barcelona by beating Guingamp 2-1 on Friday to strengthen its hold on third place in the French league.
Goals from Martin Terrier and captain Nabil Fekir were enough for Lyon to move three points behind second-place Lille and six ahead of Saint-Etienne.
Terrier, who had earlier had a goal ruled out for offside, scored with a fine finish on the rebound after Houssem Aouar tried his luck from distance in the 15th minute.
PARIS (AP) — The French league has long had a reputation for producing some of the soccer stars of tomorrow. They learn their trade in flourishing French academies before rising to prominence in bigger European leagues.
And two more are thriving this season — Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar and Lille striker Nicolas Pepe.
Both scored for their clubs on Sunday to further cement their burgeoning reputations.
PARIS (AP) — The verdict was delivered by none other than Pep Guardiola.
"People say the French league is just PSG, but they are so wrong," the Manchester City manager said after Lyon midfielders Houssem Aouar and Tanguy Ndombele left an indelible mark on his mind.
The pair — 20 and 21, respectively — have been in the spotlight since the start of the season and their partnership was instrumental in helping Lyon to a 2-2 draw against City in the Champions League on Tuesday.
PARIS (AP) — Memphis Depay emphatically answered his critics with two goals and two assists as fourth-placed Lyon won at last-place Guingamp 4-2 in the French league on Saturday.
Depay had been criticized by his coach recently for publicly declaring he should start more games, comments ill received within the club considering the inconsistent nature of his performances.
PARIS (AP) — Monaco scored an injury-time penalty to beat Saint-Etienne 1-0 at home and move into second place in the French league on Saturday.
Brazilian defender Fabinho coolly slotted home the spot kick after attacking midfielder Thomas Lemar was fouled by right back Mathieu Debuchy.
The win moved deposed champion Monaco two points above Lyon in the chase for an automatic Champions League place.
Lyon is one point ahead of fourth-place Marseille ahead of next weekend's final round.
MONACO (AP) — Lyon won at Dijon 5-2 and moved within one point of second-place Monaco in the French league on Friday.
Lyon's sixth straight league win moved it three points ahead of fourth-place Marseille, which is at home to struggling Lille on Saturday.
The team finishing second qualifies automatically for next season's Champions League, while the team in third goes into the playoffs. After this weekend, there will be four rounds remaining.