Why the meeting between Lyon and Grenoble promises to be thrilling

It’s a quarter-final of the Coupe de France and casually, it can change some destinies. There will be no meeting at the Stade de France (yet) after this Tuesday’s confrontation between Lyonnais and Grenoblois, nor will a European ticket be offered to its winner. And yet, the air floats like a little scent of sulfur on this last day of February. The stakes will be opposed for the two formations with an OL on a volcano and under high tension and a GF38 which will ultimately have nothing to lose at Groupama Stadium.

Like a derby tune

For Lyon, the meeting place is the capital. Laurent Blanc has been hammering it for a few weeks now, the Coupe de France…