Absent from the European scene this season, Olympique Lyonnais’s major objective is to shine in Ligue 1. But with two small victories in seven games, it is clear that the Gones still have a long way to go to reach their goal. Asked this Friday at a press conference, Rudi Garcia said his determination to perform well on Sunday against Monaco (8th day of L1). After a snatched success against Strasbourg (3-2) during their last outing, the Lyonnais want to go back to the top.
Already 7 units from Lille
“We are focused on Monaco. We play at home. The recovery operation has started in Strasbourg and we must continue“. While OL have not won for five matches (1 defeat and four draws), Rudi Garcia wants to build on this famous success obtained in Alsace to regain confidence and finally to chain a second consecutive victory. team is not yet completely dropped in the standings (10 points, seven units behind the Lille leader), the Lyon coach knows that the performance of his men against ASM will be capital.
“Very demanding of ourselves”
“We must keep the content we were able to put in the last matches. We will have to be very demanding of ourselves on Sunday, because we know that we are going to play a quality team.“A Monegasque team which occupies eighth place in the standings, just ahead of its opponent, with a small point in advance. This Sunday at 9 p.m., Lyon will therefore have its work cut out for it, despite the confidence of Rudi Garcia : “If we play like we train, we should play well on Sunday.“