Olympique Lyon
Struggling French club Lyon has hired former Italy defender Fabio Grosso as its new coach. Grosso replaces Laurent Blanc who left by mutual consent following a terrible start to the season.
French champion Paris Saint-Germain has signed winger Bradley Barcola from struggling Lyon on a five-year deal.
Even Kylian Mbappe can’t save Paris Saint-Germain from a tedious performance as the defending champion draws with Toulouse 1-1 in the French league.
After an impressive second-place finish in the French league last season Lens has opened the new campaign by losing 3-2 at Brest after leading 2-0.
EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Both teams in the Women’s Champions League final have something to prove.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Sunday:


Manchester City will be in the mood to celebrate in its first game since being confirmed as Premier League champion again.
PARIS (AP) — Lyon defeating fourth-placed Monaco 3-1 and moved within striking distance of the French league spots for Europe on Friday.
PARIS (AP) — Dimitri Payet made the most of a rare start this season to score as Marseille beat relegated Angers 3-1, keeping pressure on Lens in the race for second place and an automatic Champions League spot.
PARIS (AP) — Alexandre Lacazette’s goals have papered over Lyon’s defensive frailties and are helping the club’s late push for a European place next season.
Lyon’s iconic president Jean-Michel Aulas is stepping down after nearly 36 years in charge of the French soccer club, handing over duties to American investor John Textor, who became the main shareholder last year.
Alexandre Lacazette and Elye Wahi each scored four goals but only one of the strikers saw their team win Sunday as Lyon overturned a three-goal deficit to beat Montpellier 5-4 in a French league match full of twists and turns.
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Lyon stayed in the race for European spots by rallying past Strasbourg 2-1 to pull within three points of fifth place in the French league on Friday.
PARIS (AP) — Marseille needed a lucky own-goal to extend its unbeaten record away from home to 11 matches on Sunday as it labored to a 2-1 win against Lyon to move back to second place in the French league.
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Alex Lyon started this season in the American Hockey League. He actually wasn’t even eligible for the opening two games of the season down there, since he had to first serve a suspension for excessively celebrating a championship in the minors last year.
PARIS (AP) — Veteran striker Alexandre Lacazette was involved in both goals as Lyon secured a third straight French league win with a 2-1 victory at Toulouse on Friday.
PARIS (AP) — Marseille missed out on matching its own French league record of nine straight away wins after it drew 0-0 at Lorient on Sunday.
PARIS (AP) — When Christophe Galtier left Nice to coach Paris Saint-Germain, he had hopes of leading the club to its first Champions League title.
PARIS (AP) — French league leader Paris Saint-Germain gave its rivals in the title race a glimmer of hope after losing 1-0 to Lyon on Sunday for a second straight home defeat.
LONDON (AP) — Chelsea goalkeeper Ann-Katrin Berger saved two penalties to help Chelsea knock out title holder Lyon 4-3 in a shootout and reach the semifinals of the Women’s Champions League after a suspenseful and hard-fought contest at Stamford Bridge on Thursday.
LYON, France (AP) — Lyon’s chances of a seventh Women’s Champions League title in eight years were hit by losing 1-0 to Chelsea in the first leg of the quarterfinals on Wednesday.
LYON, France (AP) — French soccer club Lyon has condemned the online racist abuse suffered by midfielder Houssem Aouar after he chose to represent Algeria despite previously playing for France’s national team.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Travis Sanheim scored twice, Carter Hart made 41 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Florida Panthers 6-3 on Tuesday night.
PARIS (AP) — Lyon overcame conceding an early own goal to draw Nantes at home 1-1 in the French league on Friday thanks to Alexandre Lacazette’s 150th goal for the club.
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Newcastle will look to move a point off the Premier League’s top four when it visits relegation-threatened Nottingham Forest.
LILLE, France (AP) — Lille striker Jonathan David notched a hat trick to become the top scorer in the French league and Lyon substitute Alexandre Lacazette netted two late goals to salvage a 3-3 draw on Friday.
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Inter Milan travels to Spezia looking to cement second place in Serie A ahead of a tough week, but its opponent needs the points to avoid risking ending the weekend in the bottom three.
PARIS (AP) — Lens missed the chance to move into third place in the French league when it drew at Montpellier 1-1 on Saturday.
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Defending champion Lyon will face English league leader Chelsea in the quarterfinals of the Women’s Champions League after the draw was made Friday
Marseille celebrated its first home win against Paris Saint-Germain in more than a decade to reach the quarterfinals of the French Cup, beating its bitter rival 2-1 on Wednesday.
OL Reign of the National Women’s Soccer League, France’s Lyon and Liga MX’s Club America have announced a partnership that aims to share knowledge, experiences and best practices between the three women’s teams.