VIDEO: Memphis Depay opens Lyon account

The midfielder showed what he is made of after helping his new club to a comfortable victory by winning a penalty and scoring his first goal

Former Manchester United attacker Memphis Depay opened his Lyon account in Wednesday's 4-0 Ligue 1 win over Nancy.

RUMOURS: AC Milan want Aguero

The Netherlands international started the match at Parc Olympique Lyonnais on the bench, but came on five minutes before the half-time whistle to replace the injured Mathieu Valbuena.

Depay did not need long to make an impact as he won a penalty in the 54th minute, which Alexandre Lacazette coolly slotted home from the spot to make it 3-0 after Valbuena and Nabil Fekir had previously found the net.

He then scored the first goal of his Lyon career five minutes later when he beat goalkeeper Sergei Chernik with a right-footed shot from the centre of the box after being set up by Maxime Gonalons.

The 22-year-old's impressive substitute cameo came at just the right moment, with Depay heavily criticised after an underwhelming performance in the derby loss against Saint-Etienne at the weekend.

Depay has now scored once in four Ligue 1 appearances since his January move from Manchester United.

Next article:
'Hudson-Odoi is an outstanding talent' - Ballack talks up Chelsea starlet amid Bayern talk
Next article:
Real Madrid lead Man Utd in race for €50m Porto defender Militao
Next article:
The new Robben or Ribery? How Bayern could line up with Hudson-Odoi
Next article:
Dembele out for two weeks as Barca injury nightmare continues
Next article:
Why didn't Real replace Ronaldo? They should have signed Mbappe and Hazard! - Prosinecki