Lyon vs Marseille
France – Ligue 1
Date: Sunday 23rd September 2018
Kick off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Stade Olympique Lyonnais (Lyon).
Lyon had a fantastic week as they stunned English champions Manchester City in the Champions League. Lyon not only beat Pep Guardiola’s side but they beat them in England winning 2-1. But the game was never as close as the result shows and Lyon played their best game this year.
They will want to continue this as they return home and try to kick start their season after an average start has seen them trailing PSG by 8 points. At home they have won 2 and lost 1 which was a surprise against Nice who came into that game in poor form. But it is clear that Lyon will still be a force at home.
Marseille have started the season well with just 1 shock loss which came against Nimes. Apart from that they have played very good football although they tend to be at their very best when they are at home. On the road they did beat Monaco 3-2 in a classic match but normally they can concede goals and struggle and have conceded 5 goals already away from home.
Lyon vs Marseille: Head to Head
- In the league Marseille have not won away against Lyon since 2007.
- Last season this match ended 2-0 to Lyon.
- Lyon have scored 8 goals against Marseille in their last 3 league meetings.
Lyon vs Marseille: Prediction
Lyon and Marseille will be a very close match but we do expect goals, and Marseille have conceded many away. Our main bet will be to see the home side get at least 2 goals.
Nebil Fekir is in great form and so is Florian Thauvin for Marseille and they are both very good value to find a goal in this game. These two are great sides playing in the shadow of PSG and so they will go for this game and we should see a lot of space and chances for goals.
Lyon vs Marseille: Bet Tips
Lyon to score 2+goals at 1.80 (4/5)
Anytime goalscorer: Nebil Fekir (Lyon) at 2.75 (7/4)
Anytime goalscorer: Florian Thauvin (Marseille) at 2.75 (7/4).