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Alexandre Lacazette

Forward/Midfielder     Lyon  Ligue 1


Birthdate:  January 1, 2000    Nationality:  France    

May 25, 2015    Alexandre Lacazette News

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Despite not scoring in his final two matches, Lacazette won the Ligue 1 Golden Boot Award by scoring 27 goals in 33 appearances this season.

Lacazette broke out with 15 goals in 36 Ligue 1 matches this year, and he came very close to doubling that total this term. He scored consistently throughout the season, which included one hat trick and six braces, including three in a row at one point. Marseille's Andre-Pierre Gignac finished second with 21 goals, while PSG's Zlatan Imbrahimovic's final tally was 19.

Alexandre Lacazette: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

February 22, 2015

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Lacazette returned from his hamstring injury to start and play 67 minutes Sunday against Nantes, finishing with two shots (none on goal) and five fouls drawn.

Despite the muted output, Lacazette still has a seven-goal gap for the Ligue 1 lead, and he'll look to increase it Saturday against Lille.

February 17, 2015

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Lacazette returned to training over the weekend and is expected to play Saturday against Nantes, ESPN FC reports.

Despite not playing since scoring against Metz back on Jan. 25, Lacazette still has the Ligue 1 goal lead with 21, seven ahead of Marseille's Andre-Pierre Gignac.

February 2, 2015

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Lacazette will not play Sunday against Paris Saint-Germain because of a hamstring injury, the Associated Press reports.

Lacazette, who leads Ligue 1 with 21 goals this season, suffered the injury last weekend against Mainz. The injury comes at a terrible time, as he has scored in nine straight games in all competitions, netting 13 times over that span.

January 18, 2015

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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.

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.