Lyon lost to Sevilla in the UEFA Champions League groups, but took revenge in the championship. She defeated her rival 2-0 Saint-Etienne, in the eighth round of Ligue 1.
Sergi Darder opened the scoring in the Rhone-Alpes Derby four minutes before the break. It was the first success of the season the Spaniard came from Malaga.
Valbuena came on (min 64), Ghezzal closed the score to 2-0 after 88 minutes, and Saint-Etienne suffered their first defeat after six matches in the championship and ten games in all competitions.
In addition, Banel Nicolita’s former team has not won away at Lyon in 2014.
Lyon: A.Lopes – Mammana, N’Koulou, Morel – Tolisso, Ferri, Tousart, Darder, Rybus – Valbuena (Min.64 Ghezzal) – Fekir (Min.88 Kalulu). Coach: Bruno Genesio.
Saint-Etienne: Ruffier – Malcuit, Lacroix, Selnaes, Monnet-Paquet – Hamouma (Tannane min.25), Pajot, Dabo, Veretout, Nordin (Min.75 Roux) – Beric (Min.46 Soderlund). Coach: Christophe Galtier.