In the fifth minute of the opening ceremony, Lyon was the first to win away battles. Traores right corner kick, Moussa Denberai close header.
Monaco was hit hard again in the 30th minute. Fabregas trampled on the Achilles tendon in the opposing penalty area. The referee first showed Fabregas a yellow card, then changed his sentence after watching the VAR. Fabregas was sent off with a red card.
In 36 minutes, De Pei helped Lyon expand its advantage. Thirty meters away, Deppe fired a powerful low shot from his right foot with almost no run-up. The shooting angle was correct, but Monaco goalkeeper Le Kent made a major mistake and the ball went into the net between his legs.
In the 80th minute, Lyon rewrote the score to 3-0. Mendes crossed on the left and centre-forward Tusar followed up at a high speed. He shot low with his right foot on the left side of the arc in the penalty area, and the ball penetrated the lower left corner of the goal. Finally, Monaco, with 10 men, lost 0-3 at home to Lyon in the opening game.
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