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olfeminines:

All of the goals from Olympique Lyonnais’ 9-0 win against FK Zorkiy Krasnogorsk on October 31, 2012

Lotta Schelin on the match to UEFA.com: ”I didn’t find the weather conditions too difficult because we are always telling ourselves that anything can happen and that we just need to stay strong and keep doing our thing, and we proved that today. It was really good for us to score three goals in the first half. In the second half we were given a lot of space and things opened up for us. We managed to score a lot of goals, which is great for our confidence and great going into next week’s game.

We are quietly confident of winning the UEFA Women’s Champions League for a third successive time because we have almost the same team, while we have also brought in some new players. We feel even stronger this year and we are not going to talk about anything other than winning this title again. We have a great possibility of achieving this.”

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lyonista:

LYON: where the magic happens in threes


Our ladies have it all : Champions League, Coupe de France and now… D1 Championship winners!

And for the first time in history of French women’s football, a team wins all the competitions it is involved in.

OL comes first in the D1 championship table for the sixth year in a row, making last night’s 0-3 win against Juvisy even more historical - if it were ever possible.

Just a few figures for you to picture how amazing the Olympique Lyonnais Féminin is, 2011/2012 :

  • 119 goals scored, ONLY 3 conceded - in 22 D1 championship games
  • 6th D1 title in a row (10)
  • 2nd Champions League winner in a row
  • 4 Coupes de France

The ladies team never failed to perform a great show for us, playing and enjoying every moment they spend together on the pitch, making the most of every occasion to play that they have. Such harmony and happiness results in making of Patrice Lair’s player a real winning-machine. UNSTOPPABLE.

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When asked what the secret of victory is, Camille Abily cheekily replied :

“After each win, we eat sweets. It makes us stronger”

Another confession from coach Lair, after winning the UEFA Women’s Champions League :

“I think I surprised the girls before the game as I did something I never do: I kissed every one of them. It was to show that I was behind them. And it’s true that I love them for the moments of pure joy they have given me for two years”

Unconditional love for football, happiness, will-power, quest for offensive and defensive perfection. This is how we do it up in Lyon ;)

Bravo les filles pour le triplé, you’re making us so proud.

See you at the Olympics !

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lyonista:

Lyon Women’s football team won its fourth French cup this sunday!


Team ensured the title during first-half with Swedish striker Lotta Schelin scoring twice (3’ & 12’)

Club president Jean-Michel Aulas will have to make some more room on his office shelves for the cup, as the men first team also won the Coupe de France on the 28th of April against Quevilly FC (National)!

Lyon ladies will be playing the Champions League finals against Frankfurt this thursday.

All the Lyonnais can be proud of their football teams making them twice as much Champions as ever.

BRAVO ET VIVE LYON!