The daily papers on Monday morning focused largely on the draw (5-5) between OL and OM last night at Gerland.
« A very spectacular draw! » titled Le Progrès who added: « Certainly OL did not take full advantage of Bordeaux’s defeat away to Lille, but the combat was breathtaking (…) Lyon played out an incredible, legendary match, with one winner: football ». In their section Man of the match , the regional daily focused on Sidney Govou, author of OL’s second goal, « », and also spoke of the « strange evening for the keepers » : « the two ramparts of the French national team both conceded five goals (…) A unusual situation ».
« A crazy match » for Le Parisien who titled with: « Lyon and Marseille will not forget ».
« What a festival! » stated in their Headline the Dauphiné Libéré.
For Libération, the encounter was « a mad match, with a hockey score line ».