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Lyon's 11th straight title: their success in numbers

Published: Monday 8 May 2017, 17.58CET
Lyon have sealed their 11th consecutive French championship with two games to go: we look at their record-breaking numbers in domestic and European competitions.
by Paul Saffer
Lyon's 11th straight title: their success in numbers
Lyon have made it 11 league titles in a row ©Getty Images

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  • Griedge M'Bock Bathy (Lyon) & Jill Scott (Manchester City)
  • Jill Scott (Manchester City) & Amel Majri (Lyon)
  • Lyon players celebrate
  • Alex Morgan (Lyon)
 
Published: Monday 8 May 2017, 17.58CET

Lyon's 11th straight title: their success in numbers

Lyon have sealed their 11th consecutive French championship with two games to go: we look at their record-breaking numbers in domestic and European competitions.

UEFA Women's Champions League finalists Lyon beat Soyaux-Charente 9-0 on Monday to seal their 11th consecutive French championship with two games to go.

Since 2004, when Olympique Lyonnais took over the former FC Lyon, they have risen to first domestic and now European supremacy. When they play Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Women's Champions League final in Cardiff on 1 June, Lyon will be aiming to equal FFC Frankfurt's record of four titles, by which stage they will hope to have clinched their sixth straight domestic double. UEFA.com sums up their recent success in numbers ...

Domestic

Total league titles: 15 (record, next best is 6)
Consecutive league titles: 11 (record, next best is 4)
French Cup wins: 8 (record, next best is 3)
Consecutive French Cup wins: 5 (record, next best is 2)
Domestic doubles: 6 (record, next best is 1)
Consecutive domestic doubles: 5 (record, next best is 1)

• Lyon play Paris in the 2017 French Cup final in Vannes on 20 May.

Watch: Lyon win third title in 2016

European

Total titles: 3 (Frankfurt's record is 4)
Most consecutive titles: 2 (equal with two other clubs, can become first to do it twice)
Total finals: 6 (equal with Frankfurt's record)
Most consecutive finals: 4 (record, next best is three)
Total semi-finals: 8 (equal with Frankfurt's record)
Most consecutive semi-finals: 6 (record, next best is 4)
Total games played: 78 (will equal Arsenal's record of 79 in final)
Total games won: 59 (record, next best is 54)
Total goals scored: 288 (record, next best is 236)
Overall goal difference: +256 (record, next best is +167)

• Lyon have also attracted the four highest crowds outside a final in the history of the competition (as well as facing Frankfurt in the 2012 final in Munich in front of the record attendance of 50,212) ...

22,050: Lyon v Paris, 2015/16 semi-final first leg, Stade de Lyon
21,923: Lyon v Juvisy, 2013/14 semi-final first leg, Stade de Gerland
20,123: Lyon v Arsenal, 2010/11 semi-final first leg, Stade de Gerland
19,214: Lyon v Manchester City, 2016/17 semi-final second leg, Stade de Lyon

2012: Lyon beat Frankfurt to retain crown

Competitive record since start of 2010/11 (first UEFA Women's Champions League-winning season): P243 W224 D12 L7

• These are the only seven defeats (not including penalty shoot-outs) ...

0-1 v Wolfsburg (in London), 23/05/2013, UEFA Women's Champions League final
1-2 v Turbine Potsdam (h), 14/11/2013, UEFA Women's Champions League round of 16 second leg
0-1 v Paris Saint-Germain (h), 18/01/2014, league
0-1 v Paris Saint-Germain (h), 12/11/2014, UEFA Women's Champions League round of 16 second leg
0-1 v Paris Saint-Germain (a), 17/12/2016, league (first away defeat since 17/03/2010)
0-1 v Wolfsburg (h), 29/03/2017, UEFA Women's Champions League quarter-final second leg
0-1 v Manchester City (h), 29/04/2017, UEFA Women's Champions League semi-final second leg

• Longest winning run: 40 (28/04/2012 to 23/05/2013)
• Longest unbeaten run (not including penalty shoot-outs): 118 (21/03/2010 to 23/05/2013)
• Longest unbeaten run (including penalty shoot-outs): 77 (08/04/2100 to 23/05/2013)
• Last defeat by more than one goal: 0-2 v Juvisy, league, 14/03/2010

Last updated: 17/05/17 17.46CET

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