After last Saturday’s Coupe de France clash against amateur 5th division side Bourges Foot, where Lyon struggled for a hard fought victory (no, seriously), Bruno Genesio and his merry men are setting their sights on that other French Cup.
Since winning the league is out of the question, and progressing in the Champions League is just as unlikely, Genesio is determined to win one of the cups. While the Coupe de France is more prestigious, he’ll take anything he can get, even if it’s the slightly more lame Coupe de la Ligue.
The reason Lyon are so desperate? The club hasn’t won any hardware since 2012.
Oh wait, they did win the Eusebio Cup. My bad.
Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
Parc OL, Lyon
21:00 CET (3 PM EST)