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ESPN to televise Arsenal, Dortmund, Bayern, Lyon and Milan games from International Champions Cup China

This summer’s International Champions Cup tournament in China will feature Arsenal, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, AC Milan, Lyon and Inter Milan, with all of the games televised across a myriad of ESPN networks. The six teams will clash in four contests in Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen & Nanjing in this July. It’s the 3rd consecutive year the world’s leading pre-season soccer tournament to take place in China. SEE MORE: Schedule of International Champions Cup games on US TV and streaming The schedule of matches are as follows (all times Eastern; TV listings are subject to change):   Tuesday, July 18, 2017 ... Read more

Bouhaddi earns Lyon women’s Champions League

Cardiff (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Goalkeeper Sarah Bouhaddi scored the winning spot-kick as Lyon retained the women’s Champions League against domestic rivals Paris Saint Germain in Cardiff on Thursday. Moments after PSG’s own shot stopper Katarzyna Kiedrzynek had scuffed her effort wide, Bouhaddi stepped up to seal a fourth Champions League triumph for Lyon. After a goalless 120 minutes, the game went into a penalty shoot-out for the second year in a row and once again, Lyon held their nerve. Kiedrzynek initially looked set to be the hero after making a stunning save to deny Eugenie Le Sommer, with some ... Read more

Where to find Ajax vs. Lyon Europa League semi-final on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Ajax vs. Lyon, you’ve come to the right place. The first leg of the Ajax against Lyon Europa League semi-final will be played on Wednesday instead of Thursday due to National Memorial Day in the Netherlands. Regardless, this promises to be a fascinating encounter between two brilliant teams. Match: Ajax vs. Lyon Kickoff: Wednesday at 12:45pm ET Looking to watch Ajax vs. Lyon online from your work, home or on the go? If you live in the USA, there are several options to catch all the action. We Recommend: US ... Read more

ESPN3 to broadcast Man City-Lyon Champions League semis starring Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd

The highly-anticipated UEFA Women’s Champions League semi-finals between Manchester City and Lyon will be streamed live on ESPN3 and Sling Orange. The matches will feature US Women’s National Team stars Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd. The first-leg of the semi-final will be streamed live at 9am ET on Saturday, April 22, while the second leg will be shown on Saturday, April 29. Plus, the other semi-final featuring Barcelona’s women’s team against Paris Saint-Germain will be shown live on beIN SPORTS Connect and fuboTV. SEE MORE: Schedule of women’s soccer games on US TV and streaming According to Manchester City’s Carli ... Read more

Lyon, Besiktas accuse each other over Europa violence

Décines-Charpieu (France) (AFP) – Lyon and Besiktas are braced for punishment by UEFA over Thursday’s violence-marred European tie as both clubs blamed opposing fans for instigating much of the trouble. European football’s governing body have opened an inquiry into the Europa League quarter-final first leg which was scarred by violence and a pitch invasion. Lyon were hit with four charges, including “insufficient organisation” concerning the segregation of supporters, while Besiktas were charged with throwing projectiles and crowd disturbances. UEFA could come down hard on Lyon as match organisers with sanctions ranging from a hefty fine to a supporter ban or ... Read more

Ten-man Rennes frustrate misfiring Lyon

Paris (AFP) – Firmin Mubele struck a fine late equaliser as Rennes held Lyon to a 1-1 draw in Ligue 1 on Sunday despite playing 85 minutes with 10 men. Ramy Bensebaini was sent off with just five minutes played at Roazhon Park after handling Sergi Darder’s goal-bound shot. Rennes goalkeeper Benoit Costil diverted Alexandre Lacazette’s penalty onto the post, although Lyon eventually opened the scoring through Maxwel Cornet on 52 minutes. But substitute Mubele lashed in from the edge of the area nine minutes from time, and Rennes nearly snatched all three points as Sanjin Prcic fired into the ... Read more

US star Morgan opens Lyon account in style

Lyon (AFP) – The United States’s women’s star striker Alex Morgan scored a hat-trick for Lyon on Sunday, her first goals since moving to France on a six-month deal. Morgan’s treble inspired Lyon to a 6-0 win over Rodez in the French Cup quarter-finals. The 27-year-old joined the team in December in a deal which included the possibility of a one-year extension before rejoining Orlando Pride in June. Morgan has scored 73 times in 120 international appearances, winning Olympic gold at the 2012 London Games before helping the US claim a third World Cup title in 2015. As well as ... Read more

Lyon’s Mammana holds Euro rivals Bordeaux

Paris (AFP) – Emanuel Mammana headed in a late equaliser as Lyon held Euro rivals Bordeaux 1-1 in Ligue 1 on Friday. Lyon are fourth just ahead of Bordeaux in the race for European football next season. Valentin Vada had put the hosts ahead after 16 minutes under the driving rain before fellow Argentine Mammana’s 79th-minute header grabbed a point for the visitors. Lyon had been looking to close the gap with third-placed Nice but stay 12 points behind. They have a game in hand on Bordeaux who are a further four points back in fifth. Ligue 1 strugglers Metz, ... Read more