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Lyon vs Ajaccio Predictions & Betting Tips

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Betting prediction:

Looking at the last matches of these teams, it is possible to predict a very open match with clear chances of real danger. Olympique Lyon has a better squad, however, AC Ajaccio has a competent counterattack and should create many chances to finish. That said, and taking into account all the details of this analysis, betting on the “Over 2.5 Goals” market is a great option.

Betting tip

Over 2,5 goals

Odd 1.66

Match preview

Olympique Lyonnais and Ajaccio face at Groupama OL Academy Décines‑Charpieu, in a match for this stage of the Coupe de France (32nd Finals). There is no recent record of official head‑to‑heads between these two teams. The last head‑to‑head was played on 16‑02‑2014 and ended with the final score: Olympique Lyonnais (3‑1) Ajaccio.

Analysis of Lyon

The home team plays its first match in this edition of the Coupe de France with the intention of using the home advantage to get a positive result. They come to this match after a home win against Strasbourg by (3‑0). Olympique Lyonnais has won 7, tied 2 and lost 1 of the last 10 home matches. Their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches. They have conceded the first goal in 4 of their 15 matches, and have only turned the score around in 1. there is 1 period that stands out in the last 14 home matches for all competitions: they have scored 10 of their 27 goals between minutes (31’‑45′).

Olympique Lyon comes motivated for this match after the victory, by 1-2, against Strasbourg, adding the fourth consecutive victory in Ligue 1: the goals of the team were signed by Memphis Depay (2) and Toko Ekambi. The home team usually plays in a 4-3-3 tactical system, giving more importance to a style of game with constant transitions. The offensive trio of this team will be Memphis Depay, Tino Kadewere and Karl Toko Ekambi, the first athlete being the best scorer with 13 goals scored. For this match mister Rudi Garcia cannot count on Jason Denayer due to physical problems.

Analysis of Ajaccio

The away team comes to this stage of the Coupe de France (32nd Finals) after a away win by (0‑2) against Châteauroux. In their last match, for the Ligue 2, they got a home tie against Auxerre by (0‑0). In the last 10 away matches Ajaccio has won 4, tied 4 and lost 2. Their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches. In the last 14 away matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 6 of their 17 goals between minutes (76’‑90′).

AC Ajaccio enters this match with a draw, 0-0, in the reception to Auxerre, making it the third straight match without losing in official matches. In the last round of the French Cup, the visitors beat Châteauroux 0-2. The visiting squad usually acts in a 4-2-3-1 tactical system, privileging the quickest transitions, mainly through the wings: Riad Nouri and Cyrille Bayala should compose the attacking front of this team. Visiting coach Olivier Pantaloni can count on all his players.

Betting tip

Over 2,5 goals

Odd 1.66

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