Lille – Lyon : Preview & Prediction
With the aim of adding points that will allow him to keep moving away from the relegation places, the Lille team prepares to receive the visit of Lyon, in play to be played at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy for the 26th day of Ligue 1.
News from Lille
Those led by Christophe Galtier have not been doing well at all, even if Lille comes from drawing two goals in their visit to Nantes the team has only been able to win a game of the last five games in Ligue 1 where three of them were defeats and in this way is seriously complicated with the issue of permanence because although it occupies the 16th position, it is only one point that separates it from Angers (indirect descent) and two from Toyes (direct descent).
In order to avoid this Lille has to start improving its performance playing at home where it has only been able to win four games of the twelve played and thus are one of the teams with the worst record at home.
News from Lyon
Meanwhile, those led by Bruno Génésio come to give a joy to their fans by beating midwayers by 3-1 to Villarreal of Spain in play corresponding to the round of 32 of the UEFA Europa League, a result that gives peace of mind for the game back next week.
Now in terms of their performance in Ligue 1, the Lyon team has lowered its performance in recent weeks and with the 0-2 home defeat to Rennes added a streak of three consecutive defeats that have “seated” it in the fourth place with 48 points and staying for the time being classified for the UEFA Europa League, yes, they know that the difference is four points with Olympique Marseille and five against Monaco so they are not willing to surrender so quickly.
Facing Lille has not been easy for Lyon, so already in the first leg of this season they were beaten 1-2 in what was Lille’s second consecutive victory.
But that’s not all, since visiting the Stade Pierre-Mauroy is not at all pleasant for Lyon to the point that they only add one win in their last ten visits.
Forecast Lille – Lyon
Both teams come to this game with the need to have to win to meet their objectives, on the one hand Lille to get away as much as possible from the fight for the descent, while Lyon to place by that classification to the UEFA Champions League, and this would make us presage a moved game.
But despite this we are going to place the trust in Lille for this commitment, and that is that Lyon is currently focused on its participation in the European League, come to make a good effort in the middle of the week and the next game back, so it is most likely that Génésio decides to make some rotations and this should take advantage of Lille to rescue important points against a team that has usually done well when it has been to receive it.
That is why we look with good eyes on that Asian handicap +1 in favor of Lille, as it protects us with the return of the bet in case we miss a goal difference and from our humble point of view we do not believe that Lyon will win by difference of two or more if in case you win the game and more in a place where it has cost to add three.
Lille – Lyon : Betting Tips
Lyon – Win Odds: 1.95
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70