Farewell in style: Aulas bid farewell to Lyon with a tenth Cup title


Farewell in style: Aulas bid farewell to Lyon with a tenth Cup title

Olympique de Lyon added to its legend with a new title in its luggage at the farewell of the great creator of that team. Jean-Michel’s Classrooms, The French club’s historic president, who announced on Monday that he was stepping down from the position he held for 36 years, celebrated with a new achievement, the achievement of a tenth French Women’s Cup, after Saturday’s victory in the final against PSG for 2-1.

Two goals from Norway Ada Hegerberg in the first half of the match (m.13 and 23) sealed Lyon’s victory at the Source stadium in Orleans, although the PSG shortened distance from a penalty still in the first part, changed by the Swiss Ramona Bachman.

The reaction of Paris did not go ahead, not even taking advantage of the expulsion, due to the double yellow card, of the Spanish-Dutch. Damaris Egurrola.

Wendy Renard, Lyon captain, raised his team’s tenth cup, also a new achievement for the Chilean goalkeeper Christiane Endler and emotional farewell to Aulas.

Aulas was the architect of a legendary team. The manager took control of Olympique Lyonnais in June 1987 as the team relegated to the second division for four years. With him at the helm, OL regained the European Cup and won seven consecutive French championship titles from 2002 to 2008, winning the Coupe de la Ligue in 2001 and the Coupe de France in 2008 and 2012. The title was also the last won by Lyon .

Under Aulas’ mandate, a women’s group was also created. In total, OL won more than fifty titles with Aulas under his management, helping Lyon become a stronghold of European football.

Source: La Verdad


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