St Etienne vs Lyon Match Info
Date: Sunday January 20 2019
Kick-off time: 8.00pm GMT
Venue: Stade Geoffroy-Guichard
St Etienne vs Lyon Head-To-Head Record
Last 3 matches
November 23 2018: Lyon 1-0 St Etienne
February 25 2018: Lyon 1-1 St Etienne
November 5 2017: St Etienne 0-5 Lyon
Total head-to-head league matched played: 109
St Etienne wins: 40
Lyon wins: 37
St Etienne vs Lyon Stats
- A clean sheet has been kept in six of the last seven matches between these clubs hosted by St Etienne
- Under 2.5 goals have been scored in five of their last six meetings
- St Etienne are unbeaten in 11 home matches dating back to last season
St Etienne vs Lyon Match Preview
Lyon are gearing up for their Champions League knockout tie against Barcelona – and St Etienne will be hoping to join them in that illustrious competition next season.
It’s just over a month until Lyon face the unenviable task of trying to get the better of Lionel Messi and Co, but they can afford to feel optimistic considering they took four points against Manchester City in the Champions League group stage.
Whatever happens in that round-of-16 tie, Les Gones will hope to be back for another crack next term. At present, it’s looking like any three from five for the French qualification places – in order, inevitable Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain, Lille, St Etienne, Lyon and Montpellier.
In St Etienne’s case, it would be their first crack at Europe’s most prestigious club trophy since 1981-82 and if they can maintain their superb home record – 26 points collected from a possible 30 this term – they may well be able to achieve that.
Les Verts entered the weekend in third position, two points above Lyon having won all of their last three games.
Bruno Genesio’s visitors are favourites here, but their only win in five was against fifth-tier side Bourges Foot in the French Cup and so St Etienne look good to remain undefeated on their own pitch since May.
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