Olympique Lyon vs Juventus
UEFA Champions League – Group H
Date: Tuesday, 18th September, 2016,
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK,
Venue: Parc Olympique Lyonnais.
Olympique Lyonnais have a hard task at hand, they will be hosting high flying Juventus at Parc Olympique Lyonnais on Tuesday night as they hope to get back to winning ways.
Lyon are in 3rd position in the group H with a win and a defeat from 2 games. They have been awful in recent weeks after losing 3 of their last 4 games. They will enter this game from a 2-0 defeat from French League leaders Nice on Saturday.
Meanwhile Juventus have been enjoying their season, they are currently on top of the Serie A table. Also, they are floating on top of the Champions League group H table with 4 points. They will be hoping to continue their superb form in this game.
Juventus will enter this game from a 2-1 home win over Udinese on Saturday. Udinese went 1-0 up in the first half through, but Dybala pulled the score-line level just before half time and later scored the winner himself from the penalty spot.
Olympique Lyon vs Juventus: Head to Head Statistics
The two teams have met before in 2014 UEFA Europa League game, Juventus won both legs of the game. Juventus have score 3 goals against Lyon and conceded 1, as they won 2-1 at home and 0-1 away in their previous fixture.
Olympique Lyon vs Juventus: Prediction
Juventus are coming into this match on the back of a 5-game winning streak and have kept clean sheets in 4 of those games. They have also scored at least 2 goals in 4 of their last 5 games. They are side that do not drop points at this stage of the tournament. Considering Lyon’s poor run of results in recent outings, the visiting Serie A giants could be backed for a comprehensive win.
Juventus have all it takes to earn another clean sheet here and this take us to a correct score prediction of 2-0 at full-time.
Olympique Lyon vs Juventus: Betting Tips
- HT/FT – Juventus/Juventus at 2.60 (8/5).
- Full Time Correct Score: 2-0 for Juve at 7.50 (13/2).