Lyon – St Etienne : Preview & Prediction
Olympique Lyonnais will be animated by a spirit of revenge after their defeat to Geoffroy Guichard (1-0) in the first leg, and the Rhone club will want to win this derby to get closer to European places and ride the wave of its recent good performance. Thus, the formation of Rudi Garcia has just overcome Juventus Turin (1-0) at Groupama Stadium this Wednesday evening during the 1 / 8th final of the Champions League thanks to a goal by Tousart. This feat confirms the good dynamics of Lyon after previous successes against Marseille (1-0) in the Coupe de France and in Metz (2-0) in the championship then a draw against Strasbourg (1-1). AS St Etienne arrives, it, at its rival always in doubt … Indeed, the Greens are disappointing and chain against-performances in the league for a month. Ruffier’s teammates only took one point against Reims (1-1) last weekend during the last 5 days, recording 4 defeats before the reception of the Champagne club, in Metz (3-1), against Marseille (0-2), Montpellier (1-0) and Brest (3-2). Suffice to say that this derby promises in favor of Gones Sunday evening.
Lyon is 7th in Ligue 1, not far from the European places.
ASSE vegetates in 15th place, in the bottom of the ranking.
OL have been unbeaten for 4 games. Including a success against Juventus.
The Greens have only one victory in the last 6 games played.
ASSE has won only once in the last 5 derbies.
The dynamics and the state of form will be in favor of Lyon which will want to impose its claw again on its adversary. For this OL ASSE prediction, the success of Rudi Garcia’s men therefore, on the lawn of Groupama Stadium.
Lyon – St Etienne : Betting Tips
Lyon – Win Odds: 1.65
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70