Moussa Dembele acknowledged Lyon’s shock 3-1 Champions League victory over Manchester City confirmed the French facet are a “broad workforce” to boot after reaching the semi-finals for moral the second time within the club’s ancient previous.
French striker Dembele scored twice after coming on as a change for the final 15 minutes in Lisbon as Lyon dumped out Pep Guardiola’s City to situation up a conflict with favourites Bayern Munich for a position within the final.
“It turned into a elaborate match against a extraordinarily gargantuan workforce,” Dembele told RMC Sport.
“Ought to potentialities are you’ll maybe maybe well presumably be on the bench it is no longer repeatedly easy but you hang purchased to retain your spirits up and manufacture sure when the coach brings you on you play your segment.
“There might perhaps be repeatedly this bit of disappointment for a participant if you do no longer begin up a match. But a match is lengthy and as lengthy as the referee hasn’t blown the final whistle, there is repeatedly a possibility.”
Saturday’s game turned into moral the third in five months for Lyon who executed seventh in Ligue 1 after the season turned into curtailed early following the coronavirus pandemic.
“After the spoil the workforce came abet and made a promise to seize a inquire of at and provides all the things each time we’re on the pitch,” acknowledged Dembele.
“We’re calm right here and that technique we’re a broad workforce.”