French Ligue 1

Lyon vs AC Ajaccio, 2022-23 Ligue 1

· French Ligue 1
  • 12': Mateus Tetê
  • 22': Alexandre Lacazette (P)
  • Red Card 27': Anthony Lopes
FT
2 - 1
  • 31': Thomas Mangani (P)
  • Red Card 45'+4': Romain Hamouma

Lyon edge Ajaccio in opening game of new French season

Returning striker Alexandre Lacazette scored as Olympique Lyonnais secured a 2-1 home win over promoted AC Ajaccio in the opening game of Ligue1.

Match Commentary

  • 0': Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 1': Foul by Cyrille Bayala (Ajaccio).
  • 1': Nicolás Tagliafico (Lyon) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 1': Foul by Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon).
  • 1': Oumar Gonzalez (Ajaccio) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 2': Foul by Mounaim El Idrissy (Ajaccio).
  • 2': Tetê (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 3': Foul by Castello Lukeba (Lyon).
  • 3': Mounaim El Idrissy (Ajaccio) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 6': Foul by Mounaim El Idrissy (Ajaccio).
  • 6': Thiago Mendes (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 7': Attempt blocked. Lucas Paquetá (Lyon) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Houssem Aouar.
  • 7': Corner, Lyon. Conceded by Ismaël Diallo.
  • 7': Corner, Lyon. Conceded by Oumar Gonzalez.
  • 7': Attempt saved. Tetê (Lyon) left footed shot from long range on the right is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Lucas Paquetá.
  • 8': Hand ball by Castello Lukeba (Lyon).
  • 9': Foul by Ismaël Diallo (Ajaccio).
  • 9': Tetê (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 12': Goal! Lyon 1, Ajaccio 0. Tetê (Lyon) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Alexandre Lacazette.
  • 13': Foul by Johann Lepenant (Lyon).
  • 13': Mounaim El Idrissy (Ajaccio) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 17': Foul by Tetê (Lyon).
  • 17': Ismaël Diallo (Ajaccio) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 18': Attempt missed. Riad Nouri (Ajaccio) header from a difficult angle on the left misses to the left. Assisted by Cyrille Bayala with a cross.
  • 20': Penalty Lyon. Tetê draws a foul in the penalty area.
  • 20': Penalty conceded by Cédric Avinel (Ajaccio) after a foul in the penalty area.
  • 20': Cédric Avinel (Ajaccio) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 22': Goal! Lyon 2, Ajaccio 0. Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.
  • 26': Penalty Ajaccio. Mounaim El Idrissy draws a foul in the penalty area.
  • 26': Penalty conceded by Anthony Lopes (Lyon) after a foul in the penalty area.
  • 27': Anthony Lopes (Lyon) is shown the red card.
  • 30': Substitution, Lyon. Rémy Riou replaces Houssem Aouar.
  • 31': Goal! Lyon 2, Ajaccio 1. Thomas Mangani (Ajaccio) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom right corner.
  • 32': Attempt missed. Thomas Mangani (Ajaccio) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
  • 33': Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon) is shown the yellow card.
  • 33': Romain Hamouma (Ajaccio) is shown the yellow card.
  • 34': Foul by Mounaim El Idrissy (Ajaccio).
  • 34': Lucas Paquetá (Lyon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 34': Mounaim El Idrissy (Ajaccio) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 39': Foul by Thomas Mangani (Ajaccio).
  • 39': Johann Lepenant (Lyon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 40': Foul by Tetê (Lyon).
  • 40': Ismaël Diallo (Ajaccio) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 41': Foul by Ismaël Diallo (Ajaccio).
  • 41': Tetê (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 41': Ismaël Diallo (Ajaccio) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 41': Attempt saved. Malo Gusto (Lyon) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Karl Toko-Ekambi with a cross.
  • 42': Corner, Lyon. Conceded by Benjamin Leroy.
  • 42': Attempt missed. Romain Hamouma (Ajaccio) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right following a fast break.
  • 45'+1': Foul by Thomas Mangani (Ajaccio).
  • 45'+1': Nicolás Tagliafico (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 45'+4': Foul by Romain Hamouma (Ajaccio).
  • 45'+4': Lucas Paquetá (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 45'+4': Second yellow card to Romain Hamouma (Ajaccio) for a bad foul.
  • 45'+7': First Half ends, Lyon 2, Ajaccio 1.
  • 45': Second Half begins Lyon 2, Ajaccio 1.
  • 48': Corner, Ajaccio. Conceded by Thiago Mendes.
  • 50': Foul by Ismaël Diallo (Ajaccio).
  • 50': Tetê (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 54': Foul by Riad Nouri (Ajaccio).
  • 54': Malo Gusto (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 56': Attempt saved. Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Nicolás Tagliafico.
  • 58': Foul by Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon).
  • 58': Oumar Gonzalez (Ajaccio) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 59': Attempt saved. Riad Nouri (Ajaccio) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Vincent Marchetti.
  • 59': Corner, Ajaccio. Conceded by Rémy Riou.
  • 60': Attempt saved. Mounaim El Idrissy (Ajaccio) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
  • 62': Attempt missed. Nicolás Tagliafico (Lyon) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.
  • 66': Attempt missed. Tetê (Lyon) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.
  • 69': Cyrille Bayala (Ajaccio) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 69': Foul by Nicolás Tagliafico (Lyon).
  • 70': Corner, Lyon. Conceded by Ismaël Diallo.
  • 70': Attempt missed. Johann Lepenant (Lyon) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Malo Gusto following a corner.
  • 71': Substitution, Ajaccio. Kevin Spadanuda replaces Cyrille Bayala.
  • 71': Substitution, Ajaccio. Yanis Cimignani replaces Riad Nouri.
  • 71': Substitution, Ajaccio. Bevic Moussiti-Oko replaces Mounaim El Idrissy.
  • 72': Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 72': Foul by Thomas Mangani (Ajaccio).
  • 73': Corner, Ajaccio. Conceded by Nicolás Tagliafico.
  • 73': Attempt saved. Bevic Moussiti-Oko (Ajaccio) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Thomas Mangani with a cross.
  • 74': Foul by Johann Lepenant (Lyon).
  • 74': Thomas Mangani (Ajaccio) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 75': Substitution, Lyon. Bradley Barcola replaces Karl Toko-Ekambi.
  • 75': Substitution, Lyon. Corentin Tolisso replaces Lucas Paquetá.
  • 77': Attempt missed. Yanis Cimignani (Ajaccio) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Ismaël Diallo with a cross.
  • 78': Foul by Ismaël Diallo (Ajaccio).
  • 78': Malo Gusto (Lyon) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 79': Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 79': Foul by Oumar Gonzalez (Ajaccio).
  • 80': Corentin Tolisso (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 80': Foul by Yanis Cimignani (Ajaccio).
  • 86': Attempt missed. Bradley Barcola (Lyon) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is just a bit too high. Assisted by Johann Lepenant.
  • 89': Substitution, Lyon. Rayan Cherki replaces Tetê.
  • 89': Substitution, Ajaccio. Mathieu Coutadeur replaces Vincent Marchetti.
  • 89': Substitution, Ajaccio. Qazim Laçi replaces Thomas Mangani.
  • 90'+1': Attempt saved. Rayan Cherki (Lyon) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Bradley Barcola.
  • 90'+2': Corentin Tolisso (Lyon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 90'+2': Foul by Mathieu Coutadeur (Ajaccio).
  • 90'+3': Foul by Kevin Spadanuda (Ajaccio).
  • 90'+3': Malo Gusto (Lyon) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 90'+3': Kevin Spadanuda (Ajaccio) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 90'+4': Second Half ends, Lyon 2, Ajaccio 1.
  • 0': Match ends, Lyon 2, Ajaccio 1.

Statistics

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10 Fouls 18
1 Yellow Cards 4
1 Red Cards 1
0 Offsides 0
4 Corner Kicks 3
3 Saves 4
67.5 POSSESSION 32.5
11 SHOTS 8
6 ON GOAL 4
0.5 On Target % 0.5
1 Penalty Goals 1
1 Penalty Kicks Taken 1
553 Accurate Passes 218
635 Passes 297
0.9 Pass Completion % 0.7
2 Accurate Crosses 4
7 Crosses 11
0.3 Cross % 0.4
54 Long Balls 41
25 Accurate Long Balls 16
0.5 Long Balls % 0.4
1 Blocked Shots 0
11 Effective Tackles 15
15 Tackles 22
0.7 Tackle % 0.7
11 Interceptions 11
11 Effective Clearances 8
11 Clearances 8

Game Information

Competition: French Ligue 1

Venue: Groupama Stadium
Location: Lyon, France
Attendance: 48,516

Ligue 1 Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Paris Saint-Germain 2 +8 6
2 Marseille 2 +3 4
3 Lille 2 +3 4
4 Toulouse 2 +3 4
Full Standings

Line-Ups

LYON Lyon (4-3-3)

No. Name
1 Anthony Lopes (GK) Red Card
4 Castello Lukeba
23 Thiago Mendes
3 Nicolás Tagliafico
27 Malo Gusto
24 Johann Lepenant
8 Houssem Aouar
10 Lucas Paquetá
91 Alexandre Lacazette
7 Karl Toko Ekambi
20 Mateus Tetê

AJC AC Ajaccio (4-4-2)

No. Name
1 Benjamin Leroy (GK)
21 Cédric Avinel Yellow Card
25 Oumar Gonzalez
3 Ismael Diallo Yellow Card
2 Mickaël Alphonse
23 Thomas Mangani
8 Vincent Marchetti
5 Riad Nouri
14 Cyrille Bayala
17 Romain Hamouma Yellow Card
7 Mounaim El Idrissy Yellow Card

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