Bordeaux inflict on Lyon their first defeat of the season

Bordeaux striker Yoan Gouffran

Olympique Lyonnais conceded their first defeat of the season, falling at home 0-2 to Bordeaux on Sunday evening. 

In a very monotonous first half, OL’s Clément Grenier had to take the credit for the only serious attempt on goal, but the young midfielder was denied by Bordeaux keeper, Cédric Carrasso.

And if the locals showed more envy as the second half resumed, the score’s opening came from the visitors when a Benoit Tremoulinas’ strike was deflected by Lyon’s defender Dejan Lovren into his own goal (65’).

Alexandre Lacazette headed home a Grenier’s cross three minutes later, but the referee disallowed the equaliser ordering a goal kick instead, as the ball allegedly crossed the line.

Benzia came also very close on the 75th minute, missing the target from close range, while Bordeaux managed to seal the win ten minutes from full time, thanks to a header from Mali international’s striker Cheick Diabaté, on a Tremoulinas’ cross.

This first blow for Olympique Lyonnais sends them down to third place, one point behind Paris Saint-Germain.