Lyon president Aulas questions his side's commitment

OL's chief has rued what he deems a lack of engagement from his players as the Gones relinquished all chance of qualifying for next season's Champions' League

Olympique Lyonnais president Jean-Michael Aulas said on Tuesday that his side is currently looking "like a team that do not give it their all" after any chance of Champions League qualification vanished.

The Rhone outfit won seven straight Ligue 1 titles from 2002 to 2008 but botched their chances of competing in the Champions' League next season as they were held to a 1-1 draw by 18th-ranked Brest on Sunday.

The overarching president then proceeded to give a player-by-player assessment of the mediocre performance that left Les Gones 11 points behind third-placed Lille

"Only [Yoann] Gourcuff showed some technique, some envy," Aulas said in an interview with OLTV, brushing off critics who pointed at the player's underachievement since joining the club in 2008.

"All the others did not show this kind of commitment and some even put themselves in trouble.

"I have identified the players who did not live up to expectations. Now I am expecting a reaction against Evian, it is a matter of pride if nothing else."

Lyon will be in next season's Europa League, having won the Coupe de France by beating third-tier Quevilly.