European football wrap 11 January 2019 – News


Posted: 11 January 2019
Time: 21:11

Olympique Lyon missed the chance to cement third spot in Ligue 1 after dropping points at home to Reims on Friday evening.

Lyon were pushing for a return to winning ways in the league after they drew 1-1 with Montpellier before the winter break.

Pablo Chavarría handed the visitors a surprise lead in the 34th minute with his fourth league goal of the campaign.

However, Lyon secured a point thanks to a strike from Burkina Faso international Bertrand Traore with 20 minutes remaining.


Rayo Vallecano 3-2 Celta Vigo

Rayo Vallecano boosted their survival hopes with a 3-2 win over Celta Vigo on Friday evening.

Raúl de Tomás broke the deadlock for the hosts, before Nestor Araijo and Maximiliano Gomez hit back for Celta inside the opening 20 minutes.

However, it was to be De Tomas’ day as he netted two more goals (37th and 77th minute) to seal the win and his hat-trick.

Article by: Staff Reporter

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