LYON DEFEAT AS ROMA 4-2 IN EUROPA TIE

Submitted by content on Tue, 03/28/2017 - 06:00

Olympique Lyon defeated Serie A giants AS Roma in the first leg of their Europa League clash on Thursday.


The result is an interesting one for the French side as they came back from 2-1 to win the game in stoppage time.
Mathieu Valbuena sent a free kick that Rafael da Silva flicked on for Mouctar Diakhaby to score from close range. Egypt international Mohamed Salah levelled the scoreline before Federico Fazio gave the Serie A hopefuls the advantage going into the break.

Will West Ham United be able to sign Rafael da Silva?

Submitted by content on Mon, 03/06/2017 - 10:12

Rafael da Silva of Lyon is rumored to be on the radar of the Premier League club West Ham United but the English outfit might have to search for another defensive player as the 26 year old Brazilian defender is a consistent starter for Lyon and it’s difficult to believe that he will be making a move away from the club where he made a huge impact.


The Brazilian defender joined Lyon back on August of 2015 as he penned a 4 year long deal with the French club and ever since Rafael da Silva kicked completed his move to his new club; he has been a consistent starter.

MOURINHO DETERMINED TO SELL AT RIGHT PRICE ONLY

Submitted by content on Tue, 02/07/2017 - 10:44

Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho since taking over the club has decided to sell players only at prices the club deems fit.


The Portuguese wants to clear out players that are surplus to requirements at Old Trafford but has remained adamant at selling them desperately.

Rafael and Fabio Da Silva Deeply Saddened byChapecoense Crash

Submitted by content on Sun, 01/22/2017 - 09:03

Rafael Da Silva’s brother Fabio Da Silva says that he is deeply saddened by the loss of the entire Chapecoense football team in a plane crash.


Almost the entire team has been wiped out in a crash that took place almost a month ago. The Brazilian outfit were travelling for the Copa Sudamericana game against Atlético Nacional.

LYON CLOSE TO UCL QUALIFICATION

Submitted by content on Sat, 12/10/2016 - 06:24

Lyon picked valuable points as they thrashed Dynamo Zagreb 1-0, keeping alive their chances of reaching the knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League.


Arsenal summer target Alexandre Lacazette scored a second half striker that ensured Lyon took home the spoils from the clash at the Stadion Maksimir. Lyon got double victory as their wish was granted in Serie A champions Juventus thrashing Sevilla 3-1 in Spain.

DA SILVA DONATES SALARY TO CHARITY

Submitted by content on Tue, 11/29/2016 - 12:21

Rafael Da Silva has become quite famous off the field after donating his salary to charity while he was off the field due to an injury sustained during game play.


Da Silva, who had spent about 7 years at Manchester United before moving over to Olympique Lyonnais in the August of 2015 had barely spent up to a month with his new club before he came off with an injury.

Xhaka on the Premier League

Submitted by content on Fri, 11/11/2016 - 11:47

New Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka believes that the Premier League is tougher than the German league.


He said that there is more pressure in the Premier League and that playing at a club such as Arsenal is more difficult than playing at a club such as Borussia Monchengladbach. He said that people expect much more from Arsenal and that you should always be at your best if you want to succeed in the Premier League.

Rafael Da Silva Donates Wages to Charity

Submitted by content on Tue, 10/25/2016 - 09:09

Rafael Da Silva may be forgotten in the Premier League, but he has a great opportunity of winning the league title this season with Lyon.


It would be a great achievement if the French outfit were to overcome the dominance of Paris St Germain and win league titles once again. Rafael Da Silva, though, was not involved in the first few weeks of the season due to an injury. It is now revealed that the player gave all his wages collected during this period to charity. After several frustrated years towards the end of his Manchester United career, Rafael saw opportunity to join Lyon and took it with both hands in the summer of 2015.

BRAZIL ATTRACT THE CROWDS

Submitted by isport on Fri, 09/30/2016 - 14:16

Carlos Alberto Parreira says the organizing panel of previous World Cup, which he himself was holding a vital position in, was not sure that people of Brazil will be interested in all the matches of the tournament.

As per Parreira, in Brazil, it’s not that people follow each and every player and each and every team. They love the game, but, they are very choosy in terms of the matches they watch.

ANTONIO VALENCIA MIGHT MISS MANCHESTER DERBY

Submitted by content on Thu, 09/22/2016 - 04:29

Manchester United are leaving no stone unturned in their quest for the Premier League title this term under Portuguese Manager Jose Mourinho.


The squad has seen many replacements and transitions. One that has worked well, despite the doubts, is that of Ecuadorian Antonio Valencia.

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