Podcast: Episode 9 – Tousart, or not Tousart, that is the question.

Two wins in two matches? Zero goals conceded but nine scored? Who is this team impersonating as Lyon? This week, Sam (@OZOL1950) and Rabeeta (@OffsideBeet) are joined by Jorge Rodrigues (@jrod258), the admin for OL’s North American supporter’s group (@OL_ADN). The three of them discuss Lyon’s promising season start, squad rotation, Martin Terrier’s amazing hair, and to go along with this week’s Shakespearean theme, the rather Hamlet-esque drama unfolding around the club’s two senior goalkeepers. This podcast also features predictions for upcoming matches that are both depressing and bold. Have a listen below and let us know if Rabeeta needs help. You will also find timestamps for specific topics if you’d like to jump around. If there are any topics you’d like us to cover, just tweet at any one of us, or you can send us an email at LyonOffside@gmail.com.

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Narrow Win Over Montpellier Keeps OL Féminin On Top

Les Fenottes kicked off a critical week for their title defenses with an important 2-1 win over a dangerous Montpellier team.  Montpellier managed to end OL’s run of clean sheets, but couldn’t keep Lyon from maintaining a perfect 6-0 record in D1 Féminine.

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Bring on the Pretenders: Sizing Up the D1F Competition

Last week, Lyon’s all-world team of superstars kicked off their quest toward a 13th straight D1 Féminine title with an 8-0 win over Lille.  Lyon are top of the table just one week in, and we fully expect they’ll be there when the season wraps up in May.  But every team of heroes needs its supervillains, and D1F has its share of pretenders aiming to knock les Fenottes off the throne.  While the team is off for the international break, let’s get to know the challengers. Continue reading “Bring on the Pretenders: Sizing Up the D1F Competition”