Lyon 4-2 Roma : Europa League Round Of 16 first Leg

Lyon 4-2 Roma (Europa League Round Of 16 first Leg)



The French side Lyon have had a wonderful run if form for weeks now which was evident in their first leg with the Roman's. Lyon came from a goal down at half time, scored three goals in the second 45 to defeat Roma whose run of form this few weeks have been poor.
Mouctar Diakhaby opened scoring for the home side, just 8 minutes into the game Assisted by Rafael with a headed pass following a set piece situation and from the left side of the six yard box, a right footed shot was enough to put them ahead.

After few chances were  wasted by the Visitors, they were able to get themselves leveled in the 20th Minute and took the lead before half time. Mohamed Salah (Roma) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Federico Fazio and Federico Fazio (Roma) header from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Daniele De Rossi with a cross following a corner in the 33rd minute.



The Visitors had taken the first half but this didn't stop the home side from taken the second half of the game with great determination leveled the game in the 47th minute. Corentin Tolisso (Lyon) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Alexandre Lafayette.

The lead was taken after a series of attempts by the home side totally hiding the visitors. Nabil Fekir (Lyon) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Lucas Tousart.

To crown it all up, the final goal which came in in the extra minutes of the game. Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon) right footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Mathieu Valbuena.

The Game in Rome next week might not be easy for the French side because of the two away goals Roma saw them concede, but the French side going in with two goals ahead on aggregate will go a long way, if they are to qualify for the next stage (quarter Finals).

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