Ligue 1: Lyon’s Winless Run Continues, PSG Rivals All Drop Points

first_img AngersdijonfootballFrance First Published: October 20, 2019, 7:48 AM IST Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time. Paris: Rudi Garcia got off to a disappointing start as Lyon coach and Paris Saint-Germain’s closest rivals all faltered in the French league on Saturday.Garcia, who was appointed in place of the sacked Sylvinho on Monday, could only watch as his new side was held 0-0 at home by modest Dijon, the league’s bottom team. It stretched Lyon’s winless run in the league to eight games and left the side 16th in the 20-team division, 14 points behind leaders PSG after 10 games.The 55-year-old Garcia was not given the friendliest welcome as Lyon fans remembered his tenure in charge of bitter rivals Marseille and Saint-Etienne. Garcia left Marseille after three seasons in May.Also Saturday, Nantes, Angers and Lille all lost, leaving PSG with a five-point lead following its 4-1 win at nine-man Nice on Friday.Second-place Nantes lost 1-0 at struggling Metz, ending the visitors’ three-game winning run, and Angers lost 1-0 to visiting Brest, allowing Reims move third with a 1-0 win at home over Montpellier.Toulouse defeated Lille 2-1, and Nimes drew with Amiens 1-1. last_img

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