LIGUE 1 - Lyon, Emerson: "We're not afraid of Lille"

11.12.2021 09:14 of Claudio Colla   see readings
LIGUE 1 - Lyon, Emerson: "We're not afraid of Lille"
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Ahead of upcoming Ligue 1 big match against defending champions from Lille, just after having got a slot for Europa League knockout round, Olympique Lyonnais and Italian national team 27-year old left-back and wingback Emerson Palmieri stated:

This match will be very difficult, we will be playing against the current French champion, who have qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League. It will be a difficult, hotly contested match. We respect Lille, but we must not be afraid. We are working to play a good match and record victory in Ligue 1. You have to be realistic, we are not happy with our results at the moment. But we are a united group, the players, the staff. We believe in our style of football.'

From the beginning, I always wanted to help the team, to establish a dialog. I have experience, like Jérôme Boateng or Xherdan Shaqiri, and we have to communicate to help the group. I have always followed Ligue 1. Even though I can't watch all the games, I had a good impression of this league. Since I've been here, I've been quite surprised, it's fiercely contested. There are very big  teams. People who badmouth of Ligue 1 are people who don't know what they're talking about".