For the Press, a "victory is imperative"
A round-up of press articles on the 9th of December.
« Lyon on a quest for comfort » titles L’EQUIPE who underline that « Lyon must react ». The daily sports paper also gives a review of OL's recruits: « Lisandro almost perfect », « Gomis inconsistent », « Cissokho in need of a rest », « Bastos disappointing ».
Le Progrès notes that for OL tonight's match is, « more than a match for the standings » : in order to get out of the poor period that they are going through, « the only real therapy is a victory ». In any case, « this match comes around at the right moment » according to Anthony Réveillère.
The main article of the regional paper focused on Claude Puel. « The coach is under pressure. But the phenomenon does not worry him » writes Antoine Osanna.
For Le Parisien, « OL want to re-learn how to win ».
« An victory is obligatory » titles Le Dauphiné Libéré.