Lyon: knock knock, Cherki knocks on the door

Little used in Ligue 1 by Peter Bosz, the striker of Olympique Lyonnais Rayan Cherki took advantage of his tenure in the Europa League on Thursday, against Brndby (3-1), to show himself by scoring a double.

Cherki scored twice against Brndby

Dj qualified for the knockout stages of the Europa League and assured of finishing first in his group before moving to Denmark, Olympique Lyonnais continued their fine streak in the European Cup on Thursday with a victory against Brndby (3-1) , the fifth in as many matches in this group stage.

Cherki shows up

In this match for butter, Peter Bosz had chosen to line up his usual substitutes at kick-off to blow off the holders and give the opportunity certain to pose problems to him in his future choices. Not all of them answered present (see the debrief and NOTES), but Cherki (18) took this opportunity to show off by scoring a double while his team was led 0-1.

Faced with the lack of inspiration from his teammates in the game, the Lyon striker went for his two goals alone. On the first, he catches the ball in the feet of Blas Riveros, who had tried to dribble it into the box, and adjusts the keeper on the left. On the second, he used his technical skills to eliminate Morten Frendrup with a dribble behind the supporting leg before closing his left foot to deceive Mads Hermansen once again.

Bosz’s message

With this double, Cherki finally opens his club goal counter this season and hopes to convince his coach to give him more playing time in the league. So far, Bosz doesn’t really count on him in Ligue 1, where he has only used him 188 minutes in 8 appearances. Can his performance on Thursday be a game-changer? will depend on his performance , warned the technician after the meeting.

In the first period, he was not very good, like the team, especially on the pressing, judged the Lyon coach. Then his two goals were important for us, he played well each time collecting the ball on the first, then with good individual action on the second. But like I said, before the break it wasn’t what I expected. The message is clear: the international Espoirs must confirm and raise his level of play for 90 minutes.

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