Lyon defeat Monaco 3-2 in thrilling Ligue 1 clash

By Muhammed Enes Calli

ANKARA (AA) – Olympique Lyon beat Monaco 3-2 in a thrilling Ligue 1 clash to keep their Champions League hopes alive on Sunday.

Kevin Volland and Wissam Ben Yedder scored for Monaco at the Stade Louis II, while Memphis Depay, Marcelo and Rayan Cherki's goals sealed a victory for Lyon.

Lyon finished the game with ten men as Maxence Caqueret was sent off after he was shown a second yellow card with 20 minutes remaining.

A mass brawl broke out between players following the final whistle.

Lyon's Marcelo, Mattia de Sciglio, along with Willem Geubbels and Pietro Pellegri from Monaco, received red cards in the post-match fight.

Lyon now have 71 points in the fourth spot, one point behind third-placed Monaco.