Memphis Depay makes a very successful return at Olympique Lyon on Wednesday. The attacker who has returned from a serious injury has so far scored four goals in a practice match against the amateurs of Us Port Valais.
Memphis was responsible for the 1-0 (penalty), the 4-0, the 8-0 and the 11-0 in the opening phase. He also provided the assist with the 2-0. The duel played behind closed doors at Stade Camille Fournier in Évian-les-Bains is still in progress.
The 26-year-old Memphis tore off his cruciate ligament on December 15 and worked hard during his rehabilitation with the aim of participating in the European Championship this summer with the Dutch national team. He was on track, but the tournament was postponed by a year due to the corona crisis.
The South Hollander, who may be leaving this summer, was present in the second week of June when Lyon started training again. The French top club is preparing for the final at the Coupe de la Ligue on July 31 and the remainder of the Champions League in August.
Ligue 1 was prematurely discontinued by Lyon due to the outbreak of COVID-19. As a result, 'OL' took the number seven position next to European football, but still has a chance of winning through the redesigned Coupe de la Ligue and the Champions League.
Lyon take on the Coupe de la Ligue, which is in its final edition, on July 31 against Paris Saint-Germain and play the return in the eighth finals of the Champions League against Juventus in mid-August, against a 1 -0 lead is defended. The location is still unknown.