Lyon land Super Cup
By Graeme Bailey
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Lyon secured the French Super Cup with a 2-1 win over Sochaux at Stade Gerland.Lyon secured the French Super Cup with a 2-1 win over Sochaux at Stade Gerland.
The reigning Ligue 1 champions secured their sixth-successive Super Cup despite falling behind to cup winners Sochaux.
Slovenian Valter Birsa fired Les Lionceaux ahead after 14 minutes. However, the lead lasted just six minutes as Sidney Govou scored.
The winner came on the stroke of half time when captain Cris tapped home from close-range to seal victory for Alain Perrin's men.
Lyon begin their Le Championnat title defence next weekend when the French season kicks-off.