LISBON, Portugal - Gabriel Jesus was crouching on the field and crying. Not even the Manchester City jersey covering his face could mask the agony.Raheem Sterling was lying across the turf, his hands crossed over his eyes.Then, the Lyon players broke ...
Aug 16, 2020
BALANGA Chooks bowed out in the group stage of the 2019 Fiba 3x3 World Tour Jeddah Masters after suffering tough defeats on Saturday (Manila time) in Saudi Arabia.Riga Ghetto was the first to deal the Filipino club a 22-11 trouncing ...
Oct 19, 2019
NAURIZ Miezis buried the game-winning lay-up to allow world no. 1 Riga Ghetto to claim the championship of the Chooks-to-Go Manila Challenger, slipping past Lyon Sunday at SM Fairview.Miezis, the world no. 4, got off the shot ...
Sep 8, 2019
BARCELONA, Spain - Just when the Camp Nou crowd was getting nervous, Lionel Messi turned a close game into a complete rout.Messi scored two goals before setting up two more for teammates as Barcelona beat Lyon 5-1 on Wednesday to reach ...
Mar 14, 2019
LYON, France - On a scoreless night in the Champions League, not even Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez could find a way to get a goal.Barcelona's attacking stars were held in check by Lyon on Tuesday in a 0-0 ...
Feb 20, 2019
DUBLIN - Shakhtar Donetsk is unlikely to be able to play its Champions League game against Lyon in Kharkiv on Dec. 12 because of the security situation in Ukraine.The UEFA executive committee has decided that no matches from its competitions will be ...
Dec 4, 2018
LYON, France - Lyon climbed to second in the French league after beating local rival Saint-Etienne 1-0 on Friday but lost captain Nabil Fekir to a thigh muscle problem before a Champions League match next week against Manchester City.After the ...
Nov 24, 2018
LIVERPOOL, England - Everton could face punishment from European soccer's governing body after a fan holding a child appeared to aim a punch at a Lyon player during a second-half melee at a Europa League game at Goodison Park.Everton ...
Oct 20, 2017
PARIS - Star forwards Neymar and Edinson Cavani argued over who should take a penalty kick as Paris Saint-Germain extended its perfect record in the French league to six matches with a hard-fought 2-0 win over Lyon on Sunday.Facing ...
Sep 18, 2017
ARSENAL signaled its intention to make an immediate return to the Premier League's elite by paying a club record €60 million ($68 million) to sign Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, one of Europe's most prolific players in recent years. ...
Jul 6, 2017
LYON, France - Ajax withstood a brilliant comeback from Lyon to reach the Europa League final despite a 3-1 away defeat on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Ajax, a club chasing former glories after winning the last of its four European Cups in ...
May 12, 2017
PARIS - Strikers Radamel Falcao and Kylian Mbappe continued their fine form with a goal each to help Monaco secure a 2-1 win at Lyon and reclaim top spot in the French league on Sunday.Monaco moves above defending champion Paris Saint- ...
Apr 24, 2017
PARIS - For the second time in a week, a high-level football match on French soil was marred by crowd violence.The latest incidents on Sunday in Corsica during a domestic league game between Bastia and Lyon - which was abandoned at halftime - ...
Apr 17, 2017
GENEVA - On a volatile night in Lyon, fighting French and Turkish fans delayed a Europa League quarterfinal kickoff by 45 minutes on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Hundreds of Lyon fans sought safety on the field when the disorder flared about 20 minutes ...
Apr 14, 2017
PARIS - Lyon paid dearly for poor defending as its hopes of catching the top three slipped further away following a 2-0 defeat at bitter rival Saint-Etienne on Sunday (Monday, Manila time).Lyon's players lost their heads at the ...
Feb 6, 2017
MEMPHIS Depay arrived in Lyon on Wednesday to seal a transfer from Manchester United where the winger struggled to settle.Lyon tweeted a picture of Depay, saying he had flown in to discuss terms with the French club.United has already agreed ...
Jan 19, 2017
IT started with an audacious tweet from a long-serving French club president, and ended with American star Alex Morgan joining Lyon to fulfill her growing ambition of discovering European football.Holding up a No. 13 jersey, Morgan was officially presented to ...
Jan 8, 2017
Sevilla reaches knockout round after 0-0 draw away to LyonLYON, France - Lyon paid the price for missed chances in a scoreless draw against Sevilla on Wednesday that saw the Spanish side advance in the Champions League and the home side drop ...
Dec 8, 2016
LYON, France - Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon shrugged off recent uncharacteristic errors with an outstanding performance on Tuesday to help 10-man Juventus win 1-0 at Lyon in the Champions League.Colombia midfielder Juan Cuadrado scored the winner in the 76th minute after ...
Oct 19, 2016
PARIS - Mario Balotelli missed a late penalty for French league leader Nice, shortly after appearing to aim a kiss at the Lyon bench in a dominant 2-0 win on Friday night.The win moved Nice four points clear of Monaco, which ...
Oct 15, 2016
PARIS - Lorient president Loic Fery offered a contract extension to Benjamin Lecomte this week. His goalkeeper did not betray his faith, making eight saves to help beat Lyon, 1-0, in the French league on Saturday.Lecomte, who extended his deal with ...
Sep 25, 2016
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