On the eve of the match which could see them crowned champions of France, against Montpellier, the OL players took in their surroundings at the Stade Jules Rimet.
"It's nice to be here. My family lives 5 minutes away, I'm home," Patrice Lair confided in us. For the coach of the OL women side, tomorrow's encounter will obviously have a special flavour. Firstly because he can win his first title with his new club, then because he will be up against his former team. The players will not fail to be motivated on this occasion.
Under the sun at the Stade Jules Rimet of Sussargues, near Montpellier, Lara Dickenmann and her teammates have found their feet. A long warm-up based on different sets of passes, alertness, and conservation to finish up. The players organisms do not seem to have suffered after the European Cup match on Wednesday night, the staff are delighted about that.
Tomorrow, Lyon will count within their ranks 5 former Montpellier players: Sonia Bompastor, Camille Abily, Louisa Nécib, Elodie Thomis, and Sabrina Viguier. For this latter, the page has been turned: "I played here during four years and I know a lot of people. Now I play for Lyon and I really hope to be champion tomorrow. This would allow us to calmly deal with the Challenge de France and then the Champions League." Because after Montpellier, there will Juvisy and Arsenal...