Nantes vs Lyon Predictions

Vedran Ostojic 08 Apr 2019
  • Lyon have seen a troubled spell with two consecutive losses last week

  • Can they recuperate ahead of the Friday’s trip to Nantes?

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Nantes vs Lyon Score Prediction

Nantes vs Lyon Match Info

Match date: 12thApril 2019

Kick-Off: 7.45pm

Stadium: Stade de la Beaujoire, Nantes.

Nantes vs Lyon Head to Head Record

Last 3 meetings:

29 Sep 2018 Lyon 1 – 1 Nantes
28 Apr 2018 Lyon 2 – 0 Nantes
26 Aug 2017 Nantes 0 – 0 Lyon

Matches played: 41

Nantes wins: 9

Lyon wins: 20

Draws: 12

Nantes vs Lyon Stats

  • Nantes saw a 1-0 loss in Toulouse over the weekend, which was their fourth in a row
  • Lyon crashed out of Coupe de France with a loss to Rennes (2-3) and struggled to bounce back – seeing a 1-3 loss to Dijon in Ligue 1
  • Les Canaris held Lyon to a 1-1 draw at Groupama Stadium earlier this term

Nantes vs Lyon Match Preview

Lyon have seen nothing but troubles last week with a 2-3 Coupe de France loss in the hands of Rennes (where a late goal from Rami Bensebaini saw them out of the competition) and possibly an even more disappointing Ligue 1 loss to Dijon (1-3) as they failed to close the gap to 2nd placed Lille.

Les Gones have thus seen their two-match winning streak from late in March ended and now travel to Nantes for their Matchday 32 hoping for a quick fix, as Bruno Genesio looks for a way to capitalize on his men’s scored goals for quite some time now.

Nantes have seen troubles of their own, though, and the visitors hope to capitalize as well. Vahid Halilhodzic’s men struggled to find the net on the regular and saw league losses to Reims (1-0), Lille (2-3), and Toulouse (1-0) since mid-March as well as a Coupe de France exit in the hands of PSG (3-0) despite a tough challenge.

Les Canaris have been more inspired in front of the home fans, though, and boast solid goalscoring records there – which should have them motivated to finally put an end to an unwanted streak and build towards the mid-table on Friday.

Still, we don’t feel they have what it takes to outgun Lyon at this point and we’ll now stick our necks out for the visitors to snatch all three points, where an Away win caught the eye of many at 5/6 with Paddy Power.

We do expect goals, though, and after seeing both scoring and conceding numbers over the past month – Over 2.5 Goals FT could feel generous at 8/11 with bet365. We’ve seen three or more goals in two of both sides’ respective last three outings, which looks like further evidence for such a bet.

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Nantes vs Lyon Predictions

Nantes vs Lyon Match Info Match date: 12thApril 2019 Kick-Off: 7.45pm Stadium: Stade de la Beaujoire, Nantes. Nantes vs Lyon Head to Head Record Last 3 meetings: 29 Sep 2018 Lyon 1 – 1 Nantes 28 Apr 2018 Lyon 2 – 0 Nantes 26 Aug 2017 Nantes 0 – 0 Lyon Matches played: 41 Nantes…