In-form Lyon turn to domestic and legal battles

December 9, 2005
PARIS, Dec 9 (Reuters) - After a fine start to their European campaign, Olympique Lyon switch their minds to a derby against once great St Etienne and a legal battle with FIFA.The four-times French champions, 11 points clear at the top of Ligue 1 and already certain to reach the halfway stage in the lead, can expect a stern challenge at St Etienne on Sunday.'St Etienne are a strong team and they always want to beat us,' said Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas. 'It will be tough.'Aulas made headlines ...

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