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Lyon will be taking on guests Strasbourg at Groupama Stadium in the Ligue 1 tie on Sunday.
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Lyon will be looking for another win after a 0-1 Ligue 1 success versus Nantes.
In that game, Lyon managed 64% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 5 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Lyon was Moussa Dembélé (35'). FC Nantes had 18 attempts at goal with 5 on target.
It has been all too rare in recent times where Lyon have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that Lyon have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 12 goals in the process.
Taking a look at their past results, Lyon:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Strasbourg in their previous 6 matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 league matches at home.
- are without a home win in the past 3 league matches.
Strasbourg will go into this game after a 3-1 Ligue 1 win vs Brest in their most recent game.
In that match, Strasbourg had 49% possession and 11 shots on goal with 5 on target. For Strasbourg, the goalscorers were Sanjin Prcić (24') and Adrien Thomasson (84'). On the other side, Stade Brestois 29 got 11 shots on goal with 5 on target. Irvin Cardona (26') and Jean-Kévin Duverne (42' Own goal) scored for Brest.
The stats don’t lie, and Strasbourg have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 9 goals in all. In defence, Strasbourg just haven’t been too solid at all. Let’s find out whether or not that trend will end up being continued on here.
Head to head
Delving into their past head to head meetings stretching back to 24/08/2018 tells us that these fixtures have been pretty painful for Strasbourg. They have not managed to get any victories at all while Lyon have just been stronger than them, winning in 67% of those ties.
A combined total of 19 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 13 for Lyon and 6 being from Le Racing. The average goals per game has been 3.17.
The last league encounter featuring the two was Ligue 1 match day 24 on 06/02/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Lyon 3-0 Strasbourg.
In that game, Lyon had 70% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 8 on target. Goals were scored by Memphis Depay (20', 68') and Karl Toko Ekambi (30').
On the other side, Strasbourg had 8 shots at goal with 1 on target.
The match was refereed by Amaury Delerue.
Team News: Lyon
Lenny Pintor (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Emerson (Unknown Injury) will not be able to play for Lyon gaffer Peter Bosz. Damien Da Silva is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: Strasbourg
Thanks to a completely injury-free squad to choose from, the Strasbourg boss Julien Stéphan has no fitness worries at all ahead of this match. Karol Fila will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
In this game, Strasbourg will likely create enough chances to get a goal against this Lyon side, however that is unlikely to be as many as the goals that they could concede.
We’re tipping a very close game with a 2-1 winning margin for Lyon at the end of the match. Should be a good one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Groupama Stadium (59,186)
Captain: Anthony Lopes
Chairman: Jean-Michel Aulas
Manager: Peter Bosz
Competitions: Ligue 1 position 9, Europa League (Group A)
🔑 Star Player: Moussa Dembélé
Generally taking to the field in the Striker position, Moussa Dembélé was born in Pontoise, France. After having played his first senior match for Fulham in the 2013 - 2014 season, the goalscoring Forward has netted 3 league goals in this Ligue 1 2021 - 2022 season so far in 4 appearances.