Memphis Depay has Olympique Lyon Thursday night in a good starting position helped in the knock-out stages of the Europa League. The French won the heenwedstrijd against Villarreal with 3-1. Borussia Dortmund and Arsenal won, while Napoli a painful defeat suffered.
Memphis started on the bench at Lyon and came after 73 minutes on the field. Nine minutes later it was the 34-fold international of Orange already accurate with a devastating shot distance, that he the final standings at 3-1.
For Memphis, it was his twelfth goal this season. The 24-year-old attacker came in the league so far nine times to score, and in the Europa League, the counter is now on three.
Tanguy N’Dombele and Nabil Fekir had the other hits made on behalf of Lyon, while Pablo Fornals after 63 minutes something back on behalf of Villarreal.
At Lyon, which last year in the semi-finals was eliminated by Ajax, and sat right back Kenny Tete not in the selection. The return is next week on the program.