LYON V NIMES MATCH PREVIEW AND PREDICTIONS 19TH OCTOBER 2018

TIME: 21.45

 

The French Ligue 1 returns after the International break with French giants Olympique Lyon clashing with newly promoted Nimes in matchday 10 of the French topflight both sides keen to bag the maximum points.

Olympique Lyon will be out to appease the home support with an emphatic win over the struggling visitors.

Bruno Genesio charges will be keen to bounce back from their embarrassing 5-0 drubbing at the hands of PSG in their latest outing and turn in style against the newcomers.

The home team head into the match in a rather unconvincing form something that will worry their manager after managing two wins, two draws and suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of the French Champions PSG in their latest encounter.

The home side currently lies 6th in the French top division standings with 14 points from 9 matches played coming into the clash.

Nimes hit the road to face Lyon hoping to stage a rare upset and sneak away with the maximum points.

The visitors head into the clash hoping to get to winning ways after being held to a 0-0 by Reims in their last Ligue 1 encounter and bag their first win in five matches.

The Ligue 1 newcomers are currently in deep form heading into the clash managing four draws and suffering one defeat in their last five matches.

The Ligue 1 newcomers currently lie 14th in the French top division standings with 10 points from 9 matches played.

The home side will be counting on their lethal frontline lead Dutch talisman Memphis Depay and French playmaker Nabil Fekir to fire them past the struggling visitors.

The visitors will be counting on their rock solid defence and well organized counter attacks to trouble their hosts.

HEAD TO HEAD

The two teeams will be meeting for the first time in a competitive match.

TIP

Lyon win

ODDS

1.40

STAKE

Large

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