Paris vs Lyon

Olympique Lyonnais in brief

Founded in 2004, the women's section of Olympique Lyonnais is the emblematic football team in France. Jean-Michel Aulas holds the position of president of the women's section in the same position as the men's section. The team wears the same logo as well as the same jerseys as their male peers, including the traditional white with red and blue edging for home matches. The team has been coached by French coach Jean-Luc Vasseur since the summer of 2019, a former coach of the Paris Saint-Germain reserve team and the Stade de Reims.

Olympique Lyonnais Féminine have the best record in the history of the UEFA Women's Champions League with five trophies won, as well as the record of Division 1 Arkema titles won.

In their Champions League victory over Barcelona, Ada Hegerberg scored a hat-trick in the final.

The Parisian women against Olympique Lyonnais

During the 2018-19 season, on Division 1 Arkema matchday 10, the two teams played out a draw 1-1 in Jean Bouin, in front of nearly 9,000 spectators, a record for the capital club in D1 Arkema. The Red and Blue then lost in the Rhône-Alpes region by a score of 5-0 on matchay 20, with goals from Hegerberg, Le Sommer, Renard, Marozsan and Van de Sanden.
On November 16th, 2019, the Parisian side travelled to Lyon for Matchday 9. Lyon won at home 1-0 with a header at the first post by Kumagai in the 49th minute.
On August 9th, 2020, the Parisians were defeated by Lyon in the final of the Women French Cup, in Auxerre.

On November 20th, 2020, the Parisians defeated Olympique Lyonnais 1 - 0 at Parc des Princes, thanks to a goal from Marie-Antoinette Katoto. Consecutive to this victory, the Red and Blue took the lead of the table.

At the end of the 2019-20 season, Olympique Lyonnais players were crowned D1 Arkema Champions, ahead of Paris Saint-Germain.

Players to follow


Marie-Antoinette Katoto

Striker 01/11/1998
Born on November 1st, 1998, in Colombes, Marie-Antoinette Katoto is a French international forward. An outstanding goalscorer, she was crowned top scorer in the D1 Arkema in 2018-19 with 22 goals. On May 31th, 2018, in Strasbourg, after a sombrero hit on her opponent and a left-foot strike, she scored the only goal of the French Cup final against Lyon, giving the title to Paris Saint-Germain.

Ada Hegerberg

Striker 10/07/1995
Born on July 10th, 1995, in Sunndalsora, Norway, Ada Hegerberg is a striker. She is the younger sister of Andrine Hegerberg, a former PSG player, against whom she lost in the final of the 2018 French Cup. Formed at Sunndal Fotbal in her native Norway, she joined D1 Arkema and Olympique Lyonnais in the summer of 2014, establishing herself as an outstanding striker. At the end of an exceptional 2018-19 season, she won the first France Football Women's Golden Ball at the age of 23.

Groupama OL Training Center

Located in the heart of the Olympique Lyonnais training centre, the main field can accommodate 1,500 spectators in a single side stand. During UEFA Women's Champions League matches, Lyon's players play at the Groupama Stadium, the men's section venue, which has a capacity of 59,186 seats.

104 rue Sully
69 150 Décines-Charpieu
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Practical information
Located close to the Groupama Stadium, the Lyon players' stadium is easily accessible by car thanks to the numerous car parks in the surrounding area.