Olympique Lyon-trainer Bruno Génésio is full of praise for Memphis Depay. The attacker was Saturday night with a match against FC Nantes (2-0) – again important for his team.
“Memphis showed today a great institution. He remained until late in the race sprints to the opponent to chase”, said Genesio on the website of Lyon.
The team won for the seventh time in a row in Ligue 1 and is therefore moved to the second place behind Paris Saint-Germain, that the title is already within.
In the last six duels came to Memphis to score. He made seven goals in those games, which are competitietotaal now at sixteen. This is the international of Orange eighth on the topscorerslijst of the Ligue 1.
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The scoringsdrift of Memphis (24) has to do with his new position. Since some weeks he is not more on the left, but he is one of the two centrumspitsen.
“He likes to play on his new position,” says Génésio. “We see him flourish in the cast of actors.”
The trainer writes the good results not only to the former player of PSV and Manchester United, but also emphasizes the team effort. “Our results are the result of collective work. If everyone has the same side at will, then it is a lot easier.”
The number two of the Ligue 1 puts himself directly for the group stage of the Champions League, the number three plays in the play-offs.
Lyon has a lead of one point at AS Monaco and is playing in the last league games against Troyes (home), Strasbourg (off) and OGC Nice (home).
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