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Alexandre Lacazette

Forward/Midfielder     Lyon  Ligue 1


France

Birthdate:  January 1, 2000    Nationality:  France    

January 18, 2015    Alexandre Lacazette News

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Lacazette scored his 20th goal of the season during Lyon's 2-0 win over Lens on Saturday.

Lacazette has been in remarkable form of late, scoring in seven consecutive matches (five of which have come in league play), to net 11 times over that span. His 20 goals have come in 21 Ligue 1 appearances, a tally that has him eight clear of second-place Andre-Pierre Gignac of Marseille.

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January 4, 2015

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Lacazette's goal streak hit five consecutive games after he scored against Lens in the French Cup on Sunday.

Lacazette is having a magical season, as he's netted a league-high 17 times in 19 Ligue 1 appearances, while adding five assists, which has him tied for second. He has eight goals during his five-game streak, and he'll look to keep it going next Sunday at home against Toulouse.

November 11, 2014

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Lacazette scored in Lyon's 3-1 win over Guingamp on Sunday, giving him 11 goals this season, tops in Ligue 1.

Lacazette has been on fire recently, scoring or assisting at least one goal in seven straight matches (eight goals and four assists over that span). His goal tally puts him one ahead of Marseille's Andre-Pierre Gignac, while his four assists are tied for the league lead. He'll look to continue his streak after the international break against 15th-place Bastia on Nov. 22.

November 3, 2014

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Lacazette bagged a brace during Lyon's 3-1 win over Nice on Saturday.

Lacazette now totes 10 goals through 12 Ligue 1 matches, putting him level with Marseille's Andre-Pierre Gignac for France's scoring lead. Helping Lacazette's prospects is the fact that he's slated to play Guingamp's second-worst defense next weekend.

October 20, 2014

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Lacazette registered one goal and two assists during Sunday's 5-1 victory over Montpellier.

Lacazette has been outstanding of late, as he's now produced five goals and three assists over his past four league matches. Such exploits have helped Lacazette move into second in Ligue 1 with eight goals through 10 games. Additionally, the 23-year-old leads France with 3.9 shot attempts per game, ranking just ahead of Andre-Pierre Gignac, who he'll square-off against next week while facing first-place Marseille.

October 7, 2014

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Lacazette bagged a hat-trick in Lyon's win against Lille over the weekend.

Lacazette has started this season in sensational form, as he currently ranks second in Ligue 1 with seven goals through nine matches. Additionally, the Frenchman leads the way with 36 shot attempts (18 on goal) on the campaign. Sunday's hat-trick came from six shots and each of Lacazette's three goals found the bottom right corner. Following a breakout 15-goal season last term, the 23-year-old has continued to impress this time around, making him among the France's most promising young talents.

August 17, 2014

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Lacazette scored in the 76th minute of Lyon's 2-1 loss to Toulouse on Saturday.

Lacazette has now scored in both of Lyon's game this season, as he is well on his way to beating last year's 15-goal total in 36 Ligue 1 appearances. While he was linked to a few different clubs earlier this summer, he appears to be staying at Lyon to keep attacking the net.

August 11, 2014

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Lacazette converted a second-half penalty kick in Lyon's 2-0 win over Rennes on Sunday.

Lacazette burst onto the scene with 15 goals in 36 league appearances last season, which saw him oust striker Bafetimbi Gomis as Lyon's top scorer. Despite drawing transfer interest this summer, the 23-year-old remains at the French club and could very well lead Lyon in scoring once again this season.