Amiens – Lyon : Preview & Prediction
Amiens and Lyon meet at the Stade de la Licorne in a match of the 17th round of Ligue 1. These two teams have never played before, so this will be their first direct confrontation.
Analysis of Amiens
The home team is currently in 9th place with 21 points, after 6 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses. In the penultimate match, he won at home to Dijon by (2-1). In the last match, lost out to Rennes by (2-0). In the last 7 home games for the championship, Amiens has scored 4 wins, 1 draw and 2 defeats, having won 13 points out of 21.
In this competition, you have not lost any of the last 4 games in your stadium. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In 16 games in the competition, he never managed to turn the scoring in the 8 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 highlights in the last 8 home games in all competitions: he has 3 of his 6 goals in between the minutes (46′-60 ‘).
Amiens return to play at home for the French Championship shortly after having been interrupted their unbeaten record, which lasted seven rounds, a time in which they have accumulated three consecutive victories. At the time, the team left much to be desired in offensive terms, having finished only six times, then defeated by Rennes, suffering two goals in less than fifteen minutes in the second stage. As can be seen in this clash, the offensive sector has been taking a big responsibility in the team’s not very good campaign, since they did not score zero on seven occasions and are now in the bottom eight. One of the weaknesses of the club has been the lack of quality in the exchange of passes, which reflects in the low average possession of the ball, thus explaining the undesirable numbers in the attack. The 4-2-3-1 or 4-4-1-1 should be the scheme adopted for this duel by the coach, who should not have major problems among the initial eleven.
Analysis of Lyon
After 9 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses, the visiting team is in 2nd place, having won 32 points. In the last match, he beat Caen by (1-2), after having lost at home in a match against Lille by (1-2). The team arrives in this match after a defeat away with Atalanta by (1-0). In the championship, Lyon won 17 points in 24 chances, after 5 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in the last eight games they played as a visitor.
For this competition, he registers a sequence of 4 victories in the last games as a visitor and has not lost any of the last 5 games outside his stadium. In his games as a visitor there are some frequent results: the 0-0 interval (3 in 8 games) and the end of the game 0-5 (3 in 8 games). His attack has scored regularly, as he has managed to achieve in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In their games away to this competition there is a tendency to have goals, since 6 in 8 finished with More of 2.5 goals in the scoreboard. This is a team that does not usually feel difficult to open the scoring: it scored the first goal in 12 of the last 16 matches for Ligue 1, of which 12 reached the interval in the lead in 9 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 9. There are 1 highlights in the last 12 matches played as a visitor for all competitions: he suffered 4 of his 10 goals between minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Lyon have a chance to score their fifth consecutive win for the French championship in this match, thus compensating for the not-so-good performances they have been playing in the home, where they have not won for two games. In the final round, the team finished less than the opponents, but was more efficient and showed defensive consistency, thus obtaining the three points against Caen. As shown in this match, the great asset of the team has been the offensive sector, which only on three occasions failed to take the zero of the score, and now is the second best in the competition, also showing great quality in the exchange of passes. As a visitor, the club owns the second best campaign, and in that condition has the best attack of all, with an average of 2.75 goals per game. The coach is likely to set up the team at 4-2-3-1 and must keep Depay as the benchmark in the offensive sector.
Amiens – Lyon : Betting Tips
Lyon – Win Odds: 1.65
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70