Lyon – Lille TIPS from insiders (29.11.2017)


Olympique Lyonnais and Lille meet at Parc Olympique Lyonnais, in a match for the 15th round of League 1. The record of direct matches of the last 3 years is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 7 matches won 3, tied 2 and lost 2. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 01-28-2017, ended with the victory of Lille by (1-2).

Lyon :

The home team is currently in the ª position, without any points conquered, after 8 wins, 5 draws and 1 loss. In the penultimate match, they tied in a home match against Montpellier, by (0-0). In the last match, they won in an away match against Nice by (0-5).

For this competition, he does not lose in his stadium 7 games ago. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 39 of the last 53 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals. The team usually has no problems opening the scoring: it scored the first goal in 11 of the last 14 games for the League 1, of these 11 came to the break in advantage in 8 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 8 .

Olympique Lyon arrives at this game very motivated, after having won an enormous victory over Nice, by 0-5: the goals were scored by Depay (2), Cornet, Maolida and Mariano Diaz. In this game at home, coach Bruno Génésio must keep the team in a 4-3-3, privileging possession of the ball and organized attacks, especially through the flanks. Midfielder Nabil Fekir is the best scorer at Olympique Lyon, with 11 goals scored. For this game the local coach can not count on Traoré, Morel and Grenier, all injured.

Lille :

The away team is currently in the 19 th position of the league, with 12 points won, after 3 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Amiens SC, by (3-0). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Montpellier, by (3-0). In the last 7 away league matches Lille has a record of 1 win, 1 draw and 5 losses, so they have won 4 points out of 21 possible. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, and their offense has not been very effective, since they have not scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. This is a team that marks few times is primeiro and that only managed to open the scoring in 3 of its last 14 games for League 1, of these 3 came to rest in advantage in 1 and won at the end of the 90 ‘in all. In 14 matches in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 10 games in which he suffered the first goal.

The Lille comes to this day with a snub in the field of Montpellier, 3-0, adding in this way the second consecutive loss in the championship. Despite playing away from home, the visiting coach must maintain the usual 4-3-3, benefiting the defensive organization and counterattacks: Nicolas Pepe will be one of the team’s offensive references. The player mentioned above is the highlight of Lille, with 3 goals and 1 assist. For this game the coach does not have Thiago Mendes and El-Ghazi, both injured.

Insider TIP: Both teams to score / NO – 2.05


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