Europa League news

Bale leaves Lyon recalling Juninho

February 15, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Gareth Bale's spectacular free-kick double against Lyon in the Europa League left players and officials from the Ligue 1 club recalling Juninho Pernambucano's prowess from set pieces.

• Bale: I can get even better
• Brassell: Bale brilliance shines

Juninho, 38 - who left Lyon in 2009 - is still revered for his dead-ball skills, which brought him almost half his 97 goals for the club and set up many others.

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