Check out our Nice 3-0 Lyon report and match highlights below.
Lyon headed into this fixture on the back of a five-game unbeaten streak, but were stunned by OGC Nice, who themselves moved up to third place—one point behind OL—with a victory.
OL had been hoping to close the gap on league leaders PSG, but remain 10 points behind the league leaders and reigning French champions having played one game more than their rivals.
AS Monaco loanee Valere Germain opened the scoring on 20 minutes when he beat Anthony Lopes following an assist from Jean Seri, before a Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa own goal on 48 minutes doubled the home side’s advantage.
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The goal of the game came on 71 minutes when Vincent Koziello received the ball from Jeremy Pied and hammered past Lopes into the roof of the net.
Ben Arfa—one of the division’s outstanding players so far this season—was once again influential in an offensive role, and, having earned a recall to the France squad, could be one of the stars of the show at Euro 2016 next summer.