Thanks to his goals against Sparta Prague (3-0), Islam Slimani healed his statistics in European Cups.
Islam Slimani | assured him at the end of the meeting: his missed face to face with the goalkeeper of Sparta Prague in the first period did not reach him. “I had no doubts after my first face to face with the goalkeeper that I missed. The proof, I succeeded the second to open the mark. You just have to stay focused to do better afterwards. And suddenly, on the second duel, I tried to dribble the goalkeeper, which I had not done in the first period “, he confided after the victory won by the Lyonnais (3-0).
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And two minutes after finding the flaw, the Lyon striker was going to double the bet, thus putting theOlympique Lyonnais sheltered. Two goals that earned the former Monegasque entry into the annals of OL and Algerian football.
At 33 years and 4 months, Islam Slimani has indeed become the oldest player in history to achieve a double with the Rhone club in the European Cup. And now with 6 goals in the Europa League, he has also become the most prolific Algerian scorer in C3, overtaking Sofiane Feghouli and his 5 goals.