Lyon ensured the essential on Sunday afternoon away to Hénin-Beaumont, thanks to a goal from Eugénie Le Sommer.
The OL players fulfilled their contract by bringing home a small but valuable victory from Hénin-Beaumont. Despite the presence on the sidelines of Louisa Necib, Lotta Schelin and Ingvild Stensland, rested by Patrice Lair, the Lyon women dominated the encounter.
After a goal from Sandrine Brétigny refused for an offside position, it was the new recruit Eugénie Le Sommer who opened the scoring with a fine shot (0-1, 20’), firing home her second goal on two matches. Faced with a well organized team, OL managed to create more scoring chances, hitting the opposition woodwork on a number of occasions. A goal by Wendie Renard was once again refused for a foul on the Hénin-Beaumont goalkeepr, but Lyon held their advantage until the end.
Montpellier, Juvisy and PSG were also victorious, Lyon now share first place in the table with Saint Etienne.
OL Women line-up:
Bouhaddi - Franco, Georges, Viguier, Renard - Henry, Cruz, Dickenmann (Nécib 60’) - Kaci, Brétigny (Schelin 75’), Le Sommer (Herlovsen 55’).