VIDEO: Diaz nets impressive double on Lyon debut

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The striker completed a move to France from Real Madrid over the summer and has made the perfect start to life in Ligue 1

Mariano Diaz enjoyed the perfect start to life in Ligue 1 with Lyon as he netted a brace on his official debut for the club.

The striker completed a move to France from Real Madrid over the summer, with the 24-year-old struggling for game time amid fierce competition at the Santiago Bernabeu.

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Having been offered his big break on a European stage, Diaz is determined to make the most of it.

He could not have wished for a better opening to his time in the French top-flight, as he inspired a 4-0 victory over Strasbourg on the opening weekend of the 2017-18 campaign.

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His first effort was a fine dipping strike from the edge of the box, while his second saw him show impressive composure to roll under an advancing keeper after finding himself in the clear.

You can catch both of his goals, and all four of Lyon’s efforts, in the video above.

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