Lyon

Monaco


2020-10-25 20:00:00

The Ligue 1 clash at Groupama Stadium on Sunday will see home side Lyon take to the field against Monaco.

Our Lyon v Monaco tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below (including the best match odds).

Lyon

Lyon
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Lyon will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 2-3 Ligue 1 success vs Strasbourg.

In that game, Lyon had 47% possession and 14 shots on goal with 8 on target. For Lyon, the goals were scored by Tino Kadewere (12') and Karl Toko Ekambi (25', 42'). At the other end, Strasbourg got 20 attempts at goal with 9 of them on target. Habib Diallo (43') and Jean-Eudès Aholou (55') scored for Strasbourg.

Rudi Garcia’s Lyon have hit the back of the net 6 times over their past six outings. The corresponding number of goals that have been scored against them in those games stands at 6.

Pre-game facts show that Lyon:

  • are unbeaten in their last 7 league matches at home.
  • haven’t won at home in the past 2 league games.

Monaco

Monaco
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In the game prior to this, Monaco drew 1-1 in the Ligue 1 match with Montpellier.

In that match, Monaco managed 80% possession and 21 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Monaco was Wissam Ben Yedder (70'). On the other side, Montpellier got 3 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Stephy Mavididi (51') scored for Montpellier.

The stats tell the story, and Monaco have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 7 goals in total. At the back, Les Rouge et Blanc have not been doing too well. Such a trend won’t necessarily be carried forward into this next game, however.

Their past results show that Monaco:

  • are winless against Lyon in games played away from home for the previous 2 league games.
  • are without a win away from home in their last 2 league matches.

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Head to head

Inspecting their most recent head to head meetings going back to 13/10/2017 tells us that Lyon have won 4 of these & Monaco 2, with the number of drawn matches being 0.

There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 23 overall which averages out at 3.83 goals per meeting.

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Team News: Lyon

Nearly everyone is up for selection, with just the sole fitness concern for the Lyon gaffer Rudi Garcia to contend with due to a largely intact squad. Anthony Lopes (Corona virus) misses out.

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Team News: Monaco

Monaco boss Niko Kovač has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Aleksandr Golovin (Hamstring Injury) and Fodé Ballo-Touré (Metatarsal Fracture) are those who can’t be considered.


Prediction

It’s likely that Monaco will have a tough assignment to put one past a Lyon side who seem set to control most aspects of this game.

Our selection here is for a very comfortable 3-0 winning scoreline for Lyon when the full-time whistle blows.

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What are the best odds for the game?

Checking on the latest odds for this match on the 90 min. result market, a victory for Lyon can be had for 1.7, backing the game finishing all-square is 4.44 & putting your money on a victory for Monaco gets 4.75. They are the best market prices that can be secured at the moment.

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