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Brest will be hosting the visiting Lyon at Stade Francis-Le Blé in the Ligue 1 tie on Saturday.
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Brest, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 1-2 Ligue 1 triumph vs Reims.
In that game, Brest had 48% possession and 18 shots at goal with 7 on target. For Brest, the scorers were Mahdi Camara (50') and Pierre Lees-Melou (56'). Reims had 13 shots on goal with 7 of them on target. Amir Richardson (19') was the scorer for Reims.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent times where Brest have kept a clean sheet. The reality is that Brest have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 8 goals along the way. We shall soon find out whether or not that trend can be sustained here.
Their past results show that Brest:
- have not won against Lyon in their last 2 league games.
- have not been beaten in their last 2 home league matches.
In the game prior to this, Lyon drew 0-0 in the Ligue 1 match with Havre AC.
In that match, Lyon managed 58% possession and 23 attempts on goal with 7 on target. Havre AC had 7 attempts at goal with 0 of them on target.
It has become apparent that Lyon have made hard work of scoring goals over their previous six games, contributing the unsatisfactory return of just 4. In those fixtures, Lyon have also seen the collective goal aggregate against them equal 13.
Going into this contest, Lyon have not won away from home in their last 4 league games.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 16/12/2020 shows that Brest have won 1 of these games & Lyon 2, with the tally of drawn games standing at 3.
A combined total of 20 goals were produced between them in these games, with 9 from Les Ty' Zefs and 11 being from Lyon. That’s an average goals per game of 3.33.
The last league fixture between these clubs was Ligue 1 match day 21 on 01/02/2023 and the score finished Lyon 0-0 Brest.
In that match, Lyon had 75% possession and 27 shots on goal with 8 on target.
On the other side, Brest got 8 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Ruddy Buquet.
Team News: Brest
The Brest manager Éric Roy doesn’t have any fitness worries at all before this game owing to a completely injury-free squad available to select from.
In all likelihood, Les Ty' Zefs should line up in a 4-3-3 formation in the match, utilising Marco Bizot, Kenny Lala, Brendan Chardonnet, Lilian Brassier, Bradley Locko, Mahdi Camara, Pierre Lees-Melou, Hugo Magnetti, Romain Del Castillo, Martin Satriano and Jeremy Le Douaron.
Team News: Lyon
With a completely healthy squad available for selection, the Lyon boss Fabio Grosso does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this game.
We’re of the thinking that Lyon will likely utilise a 4-3-3 lineup, starting the game with Anthony Lopes, Clinton Mata, Sinaly Diomande, Duje Caleta-Car, Nicolas Tagliafico, Maxence Caqueret, Paul Akouokou, Corentin Tolisso, Ernest Nuamah, Alexandre Lacazette and Rayan Cherki.
Our assessment is that Lyon and Brest should end up playing out a closely-fought contest here.
It will be interesting to see how this one goes, with a good chance of a draw and also of goals in the match. Our tip is therefore for a very even contest with a 2-2 by the conclusion of the match.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade Francis-Le Blé (15,931)
Captain: Brendan Chardonnet
Chairman: Denis Le Saint
Manager: Éric Roy
Competitions: Ligue 1 position 2
🔑 Key Player: Romain Del Castillo
Usually playing in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Romain Del Castillo was born in Lyon, France. After making a first senior appearance for Lyon in the 2015 - 2016 season, the accomplished Midfielder has hit 3 league goals in the Ligue 1 2023 - 2024 campaign so far in 5 appearances.