Coach of Olympique Lyonnais since last October, Laurent Blanc could only see the extent of the project that was proposed to him.
After five unsuccessful matches (including four defeats), Peter Bosz was removed from his post. To replace him as coach, Olympique Lyonnais opted for Laurent Blanc. Appointed on October 9, the 1998 world champion needed time to find his feet. For the past month, things have seemed to be going in the right direction for the Gonesbut the stunning defeat at Auxerre on Friday evening (2-1) came back to darken the picture. Absent due to pneumonia, Laurent Blanc may not have been totally surprised by the scenario of the match.
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On the set of Telefoot this Sunday, Bixente Lizarazu gave a little confidence about a conversation he had with his former friend with the Blues. ” It is no longer the Lyon that we have known, this great strength that this team had. Laurent Blanc told me that his team was a little limited. Maybe that’s what he’s going to have to work on soon. » The consultant of TF1 also shares the same observation and said it in his own words.
” It’s always the same “
” It’s always the same, this inconstancy, this mental fragility. It’s a bit how we feel despite the change of coachacknowledged Lizarazu. It hasn’t been very, very long since Laurent arrived. He has not yet managed to put his paw on this team. “And the former Bayern Munich to conclude: “You also have to say to yourself that at the moment there is a form of instability at the head of the club. It can also play on the players (…). »