Paris Saint Germain vs Olympique Lyonnais: Preview and Predictions

Paris Saint Germain vs Olympique Lyonnais
Ligue 1
Date: 17th September 2017
Kick off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Parc des Princes

Game Week 6 of French Ligue 1 brings us one of the most exciting duels of this round. The first-ranked PSG is hosting the third-ranked Lyon at Parc des Princes.

Paris Saint Germain

Nothing but wins for PSG after 5 weeks in the Ligue 1. With 15 points, 19 goals scored, and only 3 conceded, they are naturally sitting at the top of the league table. In the previous round they visited and returned home with another convincing victory. They won with a score of 1-5. Cavani, their top scorer at the moment, scored two goals, and Mbappe, Neymar, and Moura scored one respectively.

They are coming from yet another convincing victory. In the opening game of the group stage of UCL, they visited Celtic and won with a score of 0-5.

Olympique Lyonnais

After three weeks, Lyon have 2 draws and 3 wins. Most recently, they hosted Guingamp and won with a score of 2-1. Diaz and Fekir scored the two goals for Lyon. With 11 points, they are occupying the third place in the league table. In 4 of the 5 matches there were three or more goals in total; only one ended without goals.

They are coming from a draw in the opening game of the group stage of the Europe League. They visited Apollon and the match ended with a score of 1-1.

Paris Saint Germain vs Olympique Lyonnais: Head to head

They have had 56 head to head encounters in total so far. PSG have the slight advantage; they have 22 wins, while, Lyon have 19. During the previous season, PSG won in both legs with the same score – 2-1. Their last 7 duels ended with three or more goals in total.

Paris Saint Germain vs Olympique Lyonnais: Prediction

The visitors are in a good shape, but the hosts of Parc des Princes are practically invincible, especially at their turf. There’s no doubt they are the favourites in this fixture. Also, based on everything above, at least four goals are to be expected.

Paris Saint Germain vs Olympique Lyonnais: Bets

HT/FT 1/1 @ 1.49 – Unibet

Total goals over 3.5 @ 1.53 – Pinnacle

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