Shocking Defeat Sends Lyon Olympique Plummeting in League Rankings

The spotlight shines on Olympique () for the wrong reasons following their defeat against RC Lens, resulting in a plummet down the league rankings.

Lyon's fall from grace has come as a shock to many, given their substantial budget. Their performance has been subpar, with the club presently sitting in 11th place after 24 . This has left them lagging a whopping 27 points behind the Paris Saint-Germain (), the club they've been at odds with.

Owners’ Controversial Comments

John Textor, the owner of OL, had previously taken a swipe at PSG for their dominance in the league. This public display of criticism has now backfired, with PSG's supporters taking to social media to ridicule Textor for his comments.

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Some of the harshest online feedback has accused Textor of misguidedly blaming PSG for OL's lackluster performance. They suggested that he was turning a blind eye to the real challenges within Ligue 1.

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Others expressed the view that Textor's critique of PSG was ill-advised, particularly considering the current standing of OL. The opinion echoed on social media platforms was clear – Textor's focus needed to be on his own club's performance rather than that of PSG.

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Scrutiny over Winter Transfer Decisions

Textor and OL have also come under fire for the significant alterations they've made to their squad during the recent winter transfer market. These decisions have faced scrutiny as the club continues to fall behind in the rankings, failing to match the performance of their rivals.

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