Lyon – Nice Prediction & Picks (31.08.2018)


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Olympique Lyonnais and Nice meet at Parc Olympique Lyonnais, in a match for the 4th round of League 1. The history of direct matches played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, who won 1 in the last 3 matches and tied 2. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium, on 19-05-2018, for the League 1, Olympique Lyonnais won by (3-2). M. Depay (48 ‘, 65’ and 86 ‘) scored the goals of the game, for Olympique Lyonnais, and A. Pléa (18’ e 88 ‘), for Nice. Attention to the home factor, since Olympique Lyonnais usually conquer different results at home and abroad.

Olympique Lyonnais:

After 2 wins and 1 loss, the home team is currently in the 3 rd position, with 6 points won. In the last match, they have won at home against Strasbourg by (2-0), after in the previous match they have lost (1-0) an away match against Reims. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses in away matches; against 12 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses at their stadium. In the last 10 home matches for all competitions Olympique Lyonnais has won 9 and lost 1. Their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches. There is a tendency for goals in their home matches, as 51 of the last 56 matches have ended with Over 1,5 goals.

For this round the team arrives optimistic after triumphing against Strasbourg by 2-0, as already mentioned. We highlight the goals scored by M. Terrier and B. Traoré. We must analyze their performance in their domains at the start of the season 18/19 of Ligue 1, where they won their two matches played so far, in addition to presenting a great performance in their sectors, as it scored on average 2 goals and At the same time he has not suffered any. In this match the technician B. Genésio should opt for the 4-3-3, aiming defensive consistency and also attacks by the flanks. In this tactical drawing we highlight M. Terrier, B. Traoré and M. Depay, who must occupy the three most advanced positions. The highlight of this team is by the aforementioned B. Traoré, player who so far scored two goals for the French League 18/19.


The away team is currently in the 17 th position, with 1 point won, after 1 draw and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in an away match against Caen, by (1-1). In the last match, they lost in a home match against Dijon FCO, by (0-4). This is a team that usually maintains its competitive levels in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 3 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses in away matches, with 22 goals scored and 24 conceded; against 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses at their stadium, with 16 goals scored and 18 conceded. In the last 10 away matches Nice has a record of 2 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses. His defense has not been very solid, as he suffered at least one goal in each of the last 10 games.

Unlike the adversary of this round, the Nice team did not start in the best way this new season of the French Championship 18/19, because after three rounds still looking for his first victory in the competition. We remember that acting outside their domains in this context the Nice team in a single match played tied against Caen, by 1-1, that is, was more defensively efficient. In this match, the coach P. Vieira must be very attentive with regard to his defensive sector, because in his last match, and as already mentioned, he was thrashed inside the house by no less than 0-4 against Dijon. So, the visiting coach must line up in 4-4-2, looking mainly for defensive consistency and attacks in an organized manner. In this tactical drawing we highlight P. Lees Melou and M. Maolida, who must occupy the two most advanced positions. The highlight of this team is for the forward I. Ganago, author of the only goal of the team in these three initial rounds of Ligue 1 18/19.

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