Nîmes and Olympique Lyonnais meet at Stade des Costières, in a match for the 38 th round of the Liga 1. Olympique Lyonnais won at home by (2-0) the last time they met in this edition of the league, in 19 -10-2018. Attention to the home factor, since the Nîmes usually conquer different results at home and abroad.
After 15 wins, 8 draws and 14 losses, the home team is currently in the 7 th position, with 53 points won. In the last match, they have tied in an away match against Guingamp by (2-2), after in the previous match they have won (1-0) at home, in a match against AS Monaco. 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 5 wins, 1 draw and 9 losses in away matches, with 20 goals scored and 30 conceded; against 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses at their stadium, with 24 goals scored and 13 conceded. In the last 10 home league matches Nîmes has a record of 7 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss, so they have won 23 points out of 30 possible. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 37 matches in this competition, he only managed 2 comebacks in the 19 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The Nîmes comes to this day with a tie, two, in the displacement to the Guingamp, thus adding the third consecutive game without losing in this competition: the goals of the team were marked by Bouanga and Ripart. In this match against Olympique Lyon, coach Bernard Blaquart must maintain his usual tactical scheme, that is, the 4-3-3, with Bouanga, Thioub and Ripart being the most offensive references of the team: the second one is one of the best markers , with a total of 7 goals. On the other hand, Ferri is the great organizer of the offensive process, being very strong in the pass. For this game, the local coach can not count on Depres, Diallo and Landre, all with physical problems.
The away team is currently in the 3 rd position, with 69 points won, after 20 wins, 9 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in an away match against Olympique Marseille, by (0-3). In the last match, they won in a home match against Caen, by (4-0). This is a team that usually maintains its competitive level in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches he has 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses as a visitor. against 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses at their stadium. For the league, Olympique Lyonnais won 17 points out of 30 possible points, after 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 home matches. The team has conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, so it has not presented great defensive solidity, but its attack has scored regularly, as it has always scored at least one goal in the last 10 matches for this competition. In 37 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 12 times and only managed 3 comebacks.
Olympique Lyon reach this day with a 4-0 victory at the reception to Caen, thus registering the fifth match without tasting the taste of defeat in this competition: the team’s goals were scored by Depay (2) , Cornet and Dembélé. In this game away from home, coach Bruno Génésio must keep the team in 4-3-3, benefiting the maintenance of possession of the ball and organized attacks, especially through the flanks. Musa Dembélé is the player who stands out individually in this formation, since he has scored 15 goals so far. For this game against Nîmes, the visiting coach can not count on Fekir, Tete and Denayer, all with physical problems.