Olympique Lyonnais 9-0 ASJ Soyaux
Hegerberg scores four goals to become top goalscorer
Ada Hegerberg scored four goals for Lyon in today’s 9-0 win against ASJ Soyaux. It was Lotta Schelin opened the scoring as early as in the sixth minute, before Hegerberg scored her first goal of the day. Lara Dickenmann then set the half time result to 3-0.
In the second half, half time substitute Le Sommer was the first to score, and both she and Dickenmann recorded braces in the game while Hegerberg scored a hat trick in less half an hour in the second half, resulting in a total of four goals for the 19-year-old Norwegian. Hegerberg is now the top goalscorer in Division 1 with twelve goals in seven games.
Lyon will next play Paris Saint-Germain on November 1, after an international break when both France and Sweden will play friendlies against Germany.
Goals: Schelin (6’), Hegerberg (27’, 62’, 78’, 90’), Dickenmann (43’, 68’), Le Sommer (60’, 87’)
Lineup: Bouhaddi - Dickenmann, Kumagai, Renard, Majri - Henry (Petit), Bussaglia, Necib (Abily 46’) - Thomis, Schelin (Le Sommer 46’), Hegerberg.
15/10/2014 - Abily goal at 73’
Lyon move on to Champions League Round of 16 with 9-0 win
Photo by Stéphane Guiochon
Olympique Lyonnais tonight defeated ACF Brescia from Italy 9-0 in the second leg of their Round of 32 match-up in the UEFA Women’s Champions League. With an aggregate of 14-0 after winning 5-0 last week, Lyon are through to the Round of 16 where they will face Paris Saint-Germain or FC Twente.
Eugénie Le Sommer and Camille Abily both scored hat tricks during the game, with Louisa Necib, Ada Hegerberg and Lotta Schelin adding the remaining goals. Lyon’s superiority allowed for some rarely seen substitutions with Amandine Henry playing in the central defense instead of Saki Kumagai in the second half, and young midfielder Lucie Pingeon entering her first Champions League game in the 60th minute.
Goals: Le Sommer (14’, 20’, 47’), Necib (30’), Abily (32’, 52’, 73’), Hegerberg (45’), Schelin (69’)
Lineup: Gérard, Dickenmann, Renard, Kumagai (Bussaglia 46’), Majri (Petit 46’), Henry, Necib, Abily, Le Sommer, Schelin, Hegerberg (Pingeon 60’)
A message from Lotta Schelin, Eugénie Le Sommer, Corine Petit and Camille Abily ahead of Lyon’s return leg against ACF Brescia.
ASPTT Albi 0-4 Olympique Lyonnais
Photos by Louis Goulesque for ASPTT Albi
Lyon win 4-0 at Albi
Olympique Lyonnais earlier today defeated ASPTT Albi 4-0 just three days after their Champions League win in Italy against ACF Brescia. Ada Hegerberg scored the opening goal already in the 17th minute, but Albi defended well and managed to keep the rest of the first half scoreless. At half time, Eugénie Le Sommer and Louisa Necib both entered the game and were quick to pick up the pace with Le Sommer scoring two goals within 15 minutes. Elodie Thomis later added the fourth and final goal.
Lyon will next play the return leg against ACF Brescia at home on Wednesday, October 15.
Goals: Hegerberg (17’), Le Sommer (57’, 60’), Thomis (71’)
Lineup: Bouhaddi - Renard (Perisset 64’), Kumagai, Petit, Majri - Bussaglia, Henry (Necib 46’), Abily - Schelin (Le Sommer 46’), Thomis, Hegerberg
Schelin surprised by ease of Lyon win at Brescia
A year on from their round of 16 exit to 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam, Olympique Lyonnais returned to the UEFA Women’s Champions League in style with a 5-0 victory at Italian debutants ACF Brescia.
Lotta Schelin, who got the second goal, told UEFA.com they did not expect to win by so many while new coach Gérard Precheur “can draw positive conclusions”. Roberto D’Adda admitted the gap between Brescia and fully professional Lyon was just too great.
Lotta Schelin, Lyon forward
It’s really good, of course, because we didn’t expect [to win 5-0]. You know to go to Brescia and play at their home field, it’s always difficult to go and play on the other side, but we scored three goals kind of fast and that was a good start for us and I think we could relax in our game afterwards. Then the second half was, like, we could score some goals but at the same time we just wanted to keep the game where we wanted it to be.
I wanted to play – I always want to play – so if the coach lets me stay [on], I’ll stay. But of course the field was heavy because it has been raining and it was raining so you feel it a little bit in your legs and you are a little bit tired, but it’s normal and it’s nice to be playing in the Champions League again.
Amel Majri, Lyon midfielder
It’s good we’ve managed to win the game. You could see they were quite aggressive, but we managed to get an early goal and then we were able to add to that. We made a few changes in the second half and that enabled us to rest a few players. It’s good for us to be able to do that too.
Gérard Precheur, Lyon coach
We’re very satisfied. We made a very good start to the game and we understood what we had to do technically and as a team, and we succeeded in keeping our rhythm in terms of the quality of our play and at least in the first half we managed to make the most of the spaces we thought we would find against Brescia. The girls respected the plan we had drawn up and they performed really well, and yes it was a good quality first half.
In the second half we rotated the team a little, but the one thing that bothers me a bit is that we brought in some top-quality players and it seemed to bring a bit of disorganisation to the team, which it shouldn’t have. Nevertheless, it didn’t prevent us creating plenty of good chances so overall we can draw positive conclusions.
Lyon win first Champions League game of the season
Olympique Lyonnais tonight defeated ACF Brescia 5-0 in the team’s first UEFA Women’s Champions League game of the season. Louisa Necib scored the team’s first goal - a brilliant free kick goal - already in the 12th minute. Lotta Schelin and Wendie Renard quickly added a goal each, resulting in a 3-0 scoreline after only 23 minutes. Lyon’s heavy dominance continued in the second half with Eugénie Le Sommer adding another two goals in front of the 4000 spectators.
Lyon will next face ASPTT Albi in Division 1 on Sunday, before receiving Brescia for the second leg of the Round of 32 on October 15.
Goals: Necib (12’), Schelin (20’), Renard (23’), Le Sommer (55’, 67’)
Lineup: Bouhaddi - Dickenmann, Kumagai, Renard, Majri (Petit 61’) - Abily (Bussaglia 61’), Henry, Necib - Le Sommer, Schelin, Hegerberg (Thomis 46’)
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