VIDEO: Lyon 5 – 1 Montpellier [Ligue 1] Highlights 2016/17
6th League Matchday 1
Goals: Fekir (36th, 57th), Tolisso (42e, 71e), Cornet (75); Sanson (4th)
“We must restore the balance in the right direction,” blurted Jean-Michel Aulas just before the start of the match. The message of the Lyon president was perfectly understood by his players.No league win since 19 August, the OL brilliantly revived Wednesday during the visit ofMontpellier to Lyon Park. Les Gones have even enjoyed a succession of favorable events to sign their largest success since the beginning of the season (5-1).
Fekir sign his return
The start of the match has yet been favorable to Herault. After four minutes, they took the lead through Morgan Sanson. Missed a start that could have doubted the premises if there had not been the expulsion of young Poaty that followed for Pailladins (8th). At ten against eleven, the balance of power has changed completely. And the outcome of the game was no longer any doubt after the Gones have got a penalty in the 36th minute. A questionable penalty caused by Tolisso and Nabil Fekir was responsible for successfully transform.
Returning to competition after a month’s absence, the French international struck again after the break. On a nice recovery in the area, it added a third. Montpellier lost the thread of the game and ended up completely give up. Tolisso took the opportunity to sign a double turn before Maxwell Cornet did completes the success of his own. Given the various vicissitudes that have marked this meeting, it would be premature to say that the big OL is back. But it is clear that this score river can only do good to Gones.