For Jean-Michel Larqué, RMC Sport consultant, Rudi Garcia is one of the main people responsible for the somewhat complicated period that OL went through. However, he believes that the Lyon coach is not helped by the attitude of his players and leaders.
Two laborious draws against Reims (1-1) and Lens (1-1) in the league, with meanwhile a rout against PSG (2-4), and then this qualification obtained in snatch for the quarter-finals of the Cup of France. For a month, Lyon has been moving slowly, suffering. Thursday, the Gones were pushed to penalties by the Red Star, resident of National, in eighth of the Coupe de France (2-2, 5-4 tab). However, they led 2-0 before showing a very disturbing face. How to explain this delicate situation and who is to blame? Who should be on the front line on the dock? The players ? The coach ?
“The leaders are not helping Garcia much”
“It’s probably a bit of Rudi Garcia’s fault. His team is fourth in Ligue 1. I feel that the potato is extremely hot, maybe OL will not qualify for the Champions League. Lyon. makes the worst impression among the first four (five points behind Lille, two in Paris and one in Monaco) “, supports Jean-Michel Larqué. “To warn your players when you no longer have control over your group is no use. Is it just Garcia’s fault? I think the chorus” Garcia will not get through. ‘summer “has also entered the minds of Lyon players, some of whom dream of a future elsewhere than in Lyon. I have the feeling that the coach no longer has control over them. I do not know what is the Garcia’s degree of responsibility, but I’m sure the leaders close to Rudi Garcia do nothing to validate his authority or say they will go to war with him to the end. I have the feeling that he is weakened everywhere “, continues the member of the Dream Team RMC Sport.
As he explained this Friday in the Rothen Régale show on RMC, he also believes that Lyon players must do a lot more and take their responsibilities to hope to achieve their goals. “They are not allowed to do what they did in the second half against the Red Star, he explains. Garcia is going through a very complicated period and his managers are not helping him out much. of this situation.” Sunday evening, after all its rivals for the podium and the title, OL will host the Angers SCO (9 p.m.), on the occasion of the 32nd day of Ligue 1.
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