Cissokho out of Lyon opener

PARIS - French international Aly Cissokho will miss Olympique Lyon's Champions League opener against Schalke 04 on Tuesday as the left-back is recovering from a thigh injury.

Cissokho was left out of Lyon's 19-man squad to face the German side at the Stade Gerland.

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The 22-year-old Cissokho, who has one cap with France, picked up a thigh injury last month in his team's 1-0 home win against Stade Brest in Ligue 1.

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