Lyon vs Lorient
France Ligue 1,
Date: Saturday, 25 September 2021
Kick-off 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Groupama Stadium.
Lyon are searching for their third subsequent residence win on Saturday night after they host top-half rivals Lorient within the eighth spherical of the Ligue 1.
Lyon discovered a strategy to full a second-half comeback in opposition to Troyes on Wednesday night.
Peter Bosz determined to start out the match with out both of his two entrance males, Karl Toko Ekambi and Moussa Dembele.
The concept was most likely to get them rested within the simpler fixture, however the Dutch supervisor needed to deliver them each on within the second half because the end result didn’t go his workforce’s method.
Finally, Xerdan Shaqiri, Emerson, and Lucas Paqueta bagged three second-half targets to safe solely the third win of the season for Les Gones.
Paqueta has actually discovered his rhythm after a dismal interval in Milan. The Brazilian midfielder has already bagged 4 targets this season for Lyon.
Lyon have been identified for his or her attacking-minded type for years, however they play significantly enticing soccer beneath Bosz this season.
Every of their 4 residence fixtures have thus produced targets at each ends. Additionally, Lyon bagged three targets in every of the final three residence matches in Ligue 1 (in opposition to Clermont, Strasbourg, and Troyes).
Sustaining such stage of effectivity will likely be fairly a problem for the hosts on condition that Lorient have been very powerful to interrupt down these days.
The guests will journey to the Groupama Stadium inspired after two successive clear sheets.
They saved in-form Good at bay on Wednesday, celebrating an enormous 1-Zero victory on the Stade Yves Allainmat – Le Moustoir.
Lyon vs Lorient Head-to-head
- We normally see loads of targets when these two sides come throughout one another.
- Each groups scored in 4 of the final 5 face to face video games.
- Lyon claimed a demolishing 4-1 victory after they final hosted Lorient in Might this 12 months.
- Nonetheless, Lorient received two, drew one, and misplaced one of many final 4 conferences with Lyon.
Lyon vs Lorient Prediction
Lorient have misplaced just one sport because the begin of the season. They at present sit one place above Lyon within the Ligue 1 ladder and they’re going to come into this match within the highest of spirits after taking the Good scalp in mid-week.
Alternatively, it’s price noting that Lorient are winless on travels this season (three attracts and one loss). Nonetheless, we will nonetheless hardly see the worth in backing the house win on the 1.36 odds based mostly on all the pieces written above.