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Burkina’s Bertrand Traore scored twice in Europa League

Burkina Faso international footballer Bertrand Traore made a decisive contribution to the victory of his club Ajax of Amsterdam by crushing the French club Olympique Lyonnais by 4 goals to 1 in the first leg of the Europa League played Wednesday the Dutch capital.The Burkina Faso forwarder scored twice at the 25th and 71st minutes and delivered a decisive assist in the 34th minute to his teammate Dolberg who scored the third goal. Younes scored one of the four goals of the Dutch club at the early minutes of the second half.

Mathieu Valbuena scored the only goal of Lyon who will have to make a bid performance in the return to make to the finale.

The 21-year-old Burkinabe left-footed striker has scored so far 11 goals in 35 games in all competitions, including two in Europa League.

Bertrand Traore was lent this season by Chelsea (England) to the Dutch club for one year.

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