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Can anyone stop Lyon winning another Women’s Champions League?

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The eight-team knockout tournament begins on Friday in northern Spain with the winners for the past four seasons the favourites – but with rivals knocking on the door

When Alexandre Lacazette signed for Arsenal from Lyon in 2017, L’Equipe had a small cartoon buried among its coverage of the transfer. Lacazette is depicted sitting on the doctor’s couch undergoing a medical at London Colney.

“Which club have you come from?” the doctor asks, making idle conversation. “Lyon,” Lacazette replies. “Oh,” the doctor says, a look of puzzlement on his face. “I didn’t realise they had a men’s team.”

Continue reading…The eight-team knockout tournament begins on Friday in northern Spain with the winners for the past four seasons the favourites – but with rivals knocking on the doorWhen Alexandre Lacazette signed for Arsenal from Lyon in 2017, L’Equipe had a small cartoon buried among its coverage of the transfer. Lacazette is depicted sitting on the doctor’s couch undergoing a medical at London Colney.“Which club have you come from?” the doctor asks, making idle conversation. “Lyon,” Lacazette replies. “Oh,” the doctor says, a look of puzzlement on his face. “I didn’t realise they had a men’s team.” Continue reading…