Lyon shares surge on stock market after victory over Manchester City

Reuters , Monday 17 Aug 2020

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Champions League Quarter Final - Manchester City v Olympique Lyonnais - Jose Alvalade Stadium, Lisbon, Portugal - August 15, 2020. Olympique Lyonnais players celebrate after the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) (REUTERS)

Shares in French soccer club Olympique Lyonnais (OL) surged on Monday following Lyon’s surprise victory over Manchester City in Europe’s top-flight Champions League tournament.

Lyon shares were up 6.9% in early session trading.

Lyon stunned pre-tournament favourites Manchester City with a 3-1 victory on Saturday to move into the semi-finals of the Champions League where they will face Bayern Munich.

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