Lyon v Strasbourg Match Preview and Predictions 8th January 2019

Time: 23.00

 

French giants Olympique Lyon entertains Strasbourg in matchday 19 of the French Ligue 1 both sides keen to bag the maximum points in an encounter that Lyon is fancied to run away with on paper.

Lyon will be counting on their ever vibrant home support to get the job done and sink the visiting Strasbourg side and bag the crucial three points.

Bruno Genesio charges will be keen to bounce back from their disappointing 1-1 away draw to Montpellier in their last Ligue 1 encounter and get the job done against the visiting Strasbourg side and claim the maximum points.

The hosts head into the match in decent form managing three wins and two draws in their last five matches to remain unbeaten.

The home currently lies 3rd in the French top division with 32 points from 18 matches played and a win in the coming clash will see them rise upto the 2nd in the French top division.

Strasbourg travels to face Lyon hoping to stage an upset and sneak away with crucial three points in what will prove to be an uphill task.

Strasbourg head into the match buoyed by their 2-0 win over Nice and bag the crucial maximum points against b the inform Lyon side.

The visitors head into the match having registered mixed results in their last five matches managing two wins, two draws and suffered one defeat in their last five matches heading into the match.

The away side currently lies 7th in the French top division with 26 points and a win in the coming clash could see them rise up to 6th in the French top division.

Lyon will be counting on French playmaker Nabil Fekir to fire the past their hosts.

Head to Head

Lyon has won 8 while Strasbourg has won one of the last five matches between the two sides

Tip

Lyon win

Odds

1.48

Stake

Medium

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