Lens VS Lyon Preview and Prediction

Posted Sat, 03 Apr 2021 09:49:10 GMT        

France Ligue 1 - Lens VS Lyon

Kick off:  03-04-2021 20:00 Saturday

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MATCH PREVIEW

Lyon rank third in Ligue 1 and only three points behind the top two. They travel to fifth placed Lens soon after the top two of PSG and Lille face each other. Lyon would love that game to be a draw but they have a difficult game here. They have only one win in their last four league games, the most recent a 4-2 home loss to PSG. Away form is good with no loss in the last 13 league games. However, the last two have been drawn and in a tight league, those can prove costly. It could have been worse though as they needed a late equalizer to get a point at Reims. Five of their last seven away league games have seen both teams score. They have managed to score in each of their last 14 away league matches.

 

Lens are in the Europa Conference League position, three points clear of Marseille. Holding onto qualification spot is their main ambition now as they trail fourth placed Monaco by 11 points. They are unbeaten in their last nine league matches, though five have ended in draws. All bar one of those draws saw both teams get on the scoresheet. Home form has produced five league wins, four draws and four defeats. Only one of the last six has been won and that came against bottom-of-the-table Dijon. Lyon are a tough nut to crack and can get an important win in this game.

 

KEY STATISTICS

Lens have only won one of their last six home league games.

Lens have only won five home league matches this season.

Lyon are unbeaten in their last 13 away league fixtures.

 

BETTING VERDICT

Lyon will hope to see PSG draw with Lyon earlier in the day. If that is the case then it will boost their title hopes. It's so tight at the top of Ligue 1 and if Monaco win earlier in the day, they'll go above Lyon into third and the Champions League places. A vital game indeed and Lyon remain on a good unbeaten away run. Lens have slipped a little of late and draw too many games. Home form isn't that great at present, go for Lyon to get the win.

 

Lens VS Lyon

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Lens VS Lyon Preview and Prediction