Lyon vs Lorient Predictions and Tips

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Match preview and best betting tip:

The most likely scenario for this challenge will be the victory of Olympique de Lyon and the existence of several goals. The home club must enjoy the best opportunities to score the goal, however, with enormous difficulties in stopping the opponent’s counterattacks. On the other hand, Lorient comes into this game with a great need to score points and thus they must act in a very offensive way. That said, risking in favor of the “Olympique Lyon win and 2.5 more goals” market is an excellent option.

Betting tip

Lyon win and over 2.5 goals

Odd 1.80


Lyon and Lorient meet at Groupama OL Academy Décines – Charpieu, in a match for the 36th round of Ligue 1. Both teams tied (1‑1), on 27‑09‑2020, the last time they met in this edition of the turns. In this match home advantage can play an important role, as both teams have significant differences in the results obtained at home and away.

Lyon analysis

The home team is currently in 4th position, with 70 points won, after 20 wins, 10 draws and 5 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost at home to Lille by (2‑3). In the last match, they won away from Monaco by (2‑3). This is a team that, curiously, has more positive results away than at home, since in the last 30 games it has registered 9 wins and 6 draws as a visitor, with 31 goals scored and 15 received, against 9 wins, 1 draw and 5 defeats at home, with 35 goals scored and 20 conceded. For the league, Lyon won 18 points out of a possible 30 points, after 6 wins and 4 losses in the last 10 home games. The defensive solidity has not been his strong point, since he has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly, since he has scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 games of this competition . In their home matches there is a tendency to score goals, since 13 of the last 17 matches for this competition have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 35 matches in this competition he suffered the first goal 14 times and only managed 3 laps on the scoreboard. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 17 home matches for this competition: they have scored 13 of their 36 goals between minutes (31 ‘- 45’).

Olympique Lyon kicks off for this match after a great victory, 2-3, on the trip to Monaco, thus returning to the triumphs after the defeat against Lille: the team’s goals were signed by Memphis Depay, Marcelo and Rayan Cherki. In this round against Lorient, coach Rudi García must keep the team at 3-5-2, giving priority to maintaining possession of the ball and organized attacks, especially in the corridors. Memphis Depay is the top scorer for this team with 19 goals scored. For this match, the local coach cannot count on Maxence Caqueret, Marcelo and Mattia De Sciglio, suspended, or Islam Slimani and Melvin Bard, injured.

Lorient analysis

After 10 victories, 8 draws and 17 defeats, the visiting team is in 17th position, with 38 points. In the last match, they beat Angers SCO at home by (2‑0), after having won at home, in a match against Bordeaux, by (4‑1) in the previous match. This is a stronger team when they play in their stadium, since in the last 30 games they have registered 1 victory, 6 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 9 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses in his stadium. Their last away match for this competition ended with a loss (3‑2) against Olympique Marseille. In the last 10 away games for the championship, Lorient have registered 5 draws and 5 losses, having won 5 points out of 30 possible.

For this competition, they have not won any of the last 13 away matches. In their away league matches, the most frequent result at half ‑ time was 1‑0 (6 out of 17 matches). The team allowed goals to the rival in 8 of the last 10 matches, so it has not presented great defensive strength, but its attack has scored regularly, since it has managed to score in 9 of the last 10 matches of this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency to score goals, since 15 of the last 17 matches for this competition have ended with Over 1.5 goals. In 35 games in this competition, he only managed 3 turns on the scoreboard in the 21 games in which he suffered the first goal.

Lorient comes into this match with a 2-0 win against Angers, thus adding the second consecutive victory in this competition: the team’s goals were signed by Yoane Wissa and Fabien Lemoine. In this match against Olympique de Lyon, coach Christophe Pélissier should play at 3-5-2 with Yoane Wissa and Terem Moffi in charge of tormenting the rival defensive line. On the other hand, Enzo Le Fée is one of the most important men in Lorient’s midfield, who is very powerful and strong in the defensive organization. For this match the coach does not have Julien Laporte, suspended, as well as Quentin Boisgard, Jonathan Delaplace, Tiago Ilori, Thomas Fontaine and Matthieu Saunier, players who are recovering from an injury.

Betting tip

Lyon win and over 2.5 goals

Odd 1.80

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