Tino Kadewere scores for Lyon and wins man of the match. The lanky striker came off the bench to score twice as Rudi Garcia’s men came from behind to beat St Etienne before the international break struck again today, meaning all of Lyon’s last 3 league three goals have been scored by him.
Tino Kadewere strike keeps Lyon climbing. Zimbabwe international Tino Kadewere’s impressive form in front goal continues after his late strike propelled Olympique Lyon to a 1-0 win over Angers in the French Ligue 1 on Sunday.
After starting this time, alongside captain Memphis Depay, with the game deadlocked at 0-0 ten minutes from full time, the former Harare City man controlled the ball well to slot home from close range; his third goal in two matches.
The Zimbabwe international has defied all odds to cement a place in Garcia’s side after walking into a star-studded attack and is repaying the French coach’s faith with crucial goals.
Lyon players warmed up for their Champions League quarter-final clash with Manchester City with t-shirts written ‘Rest in Heaven Prince Kadewere’ as well as the stadium screen with the same message.
Today, on what was supposed to be his late brother’s 40th birthday, Tino scored a crucial goal for Lyon; his late strike sealing all three points for Rudi Garcia’s men against Angers.
This was the lanky striker’s fourth goal in five league appearances and all of Lyon’s goals in the last two league matches have been scored by him. He took to Instagram after the game to post a message for his late brother.
Source – Soccer24