Maxwel Cornet performed down options he had a “secret” to scoring in opposition to Manchester Metropolis after netting once more in Lyon’s win.
Cornet opened the scoring in Saturday’s 3-1 victory within the Champions League quarter-final in Lisbon.
The Ivory Coast worldwide has netted in three straight video games in opposition to Metropolis, together with a brace in 2018.
However the ahead dismissed any speak there was a secret to his success in opposition to the Premier League giants.
“My secret to at all times rating in opposition to Metropolis? I do not know, I haven’t got a secret,” Cornet instructed a information convention.
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“An important is to do what the coach asks and be robust defensively. First, it’s important to do the job defensively, after which you’ll be able to create some possibilities.
“It labored and I’m very completely satisfied for the staff. I’m very pleased with our staff spirit. It is nice. Let’s hope we’ll proceed.”
Whereas Kevin De Bruyne cancelled out Cornet’s opener, Moussa Dembele got here off the bench to attain a match-winning brace.
After their upset win, Lyon will face Bayern Munich within the semi-finals on Wednesday.
Printed 16 Aug 2020, 06:22 IST