Club analysis

Olympique Lyonnais

Lyon

Olympique Lyonnais squad picture
No.PlayerBornPos.BARBARCITCITWOLGS
1Pauline Peyraud-Magnin17/03/1992Goalkeeper
3Wendie Renard20/07/1990Defender90909090120
4Selma Bacha09/11/2000Defender 84*90 65*
5Saki Kumagai17/10/1990Midfield78*13+9095*
7Amel Majri25/01/1993Midfield909068*90120
8Jessica Houara-D’Hommeaux29/09/1987Defender
9Eugénie Le Sommer18/05/1989Forward90909090114*2
10Dzsenifer Marozsán18/04/1992Midfield909083*901201
11Kheira Hamraoui13/01/1990Midfield 44+22+
14Ada Hegerberg10/07/1995Forward909090901202
15Morgan Brian26/02/1993Midfield
16Sarah Bouhaddi17/10/1986Goalkeeper90909090120
17Corine Petit05/10/1983Defender
19Shanice van de Sanden02/10/1992Forward23+6+46* 25+
20Delphine Cascarino05/02/1997Midfield67*77*22+ 55+
21Kadeisha Buchanan05/11/1995Defender
22Lucy Bronze28/10/1991Defender909090901201
23Camille Abily05/12/1984Midfield12+ 7+68*6+1
26Amandine Henry28/09/1989Midfield909090901201
29Griedge M'Bock Bathy26/02/1995Defender90909090120
Pos. = Position; GS = Goals scored; * = Started; + = Substitute

Lyon team analysis

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• Variations on 1-4-4-2 with switch to midfield diamond v Man City
• High-quality possession game based on fluent combinations
• High defence with Renard, M’Bock good in air, strong in 1 v 1
• High pressing forcing opponents to play long; good second-ball play
• Very quick, direct counterattacking after high ball regains
• Full-backs pushing high to support wingers; good crossing from both flanks
• Kumagai the controlling midfielder; excellent defending and distribution
• Marozsan linking the team units in areas behind the front-runners
• Well-organised, well-executed set plays; aerial dominance in both boxes
• Strength in depth; excellent technique; variety of attacking options

Reynald Pedros (10/10/1971) head coach since 2017