Paris Saint-Germain vs Lyon
France – League Cup Final.
Date: Friday, 31 July 2020
Kick-off at 20:10 UK/ 21:10 CET
Venue: Stade de France (Paris – Saint-Denis).
After winning the France Ligue 1 title and Coupe de France, PSG is all set to bag the League Cup this season and apart from the Mbappe injury, the league Champions will have no concerns in the game.
PSG vs Lyon Match preview
Apart from some club friendlies, PSG has faced St. Etienne post lockdown in the finals of the Coupe de France last time out in their schedule.
They won the clash with a 1-0 score on the board, but Mbappe suffered an injury that will put him off in the Champions League fixtures ahead.
Les Parisiens earlier faced Lyon at the latter’s home in the semi-final of Coupe de France. They won the match with a 1-5 scoreline away from home.
They are also unbeaten in the last four matches in their overall schedule.
Lyon hasn’t played in any major competitions since the Ligue 1 was canceled this season. They will play with fresh legs and will also lack the touch in the middle.
Their last two matches ended in a defeat, following a 1-0 loss on the road against Lillie in their previous league clash in the schedule.
PSG vs Lyon Head-to-head (h2h)
- The host has been unbeaten in their last three fixtures.
- Three of their recent four matches have seen both teams score.
- Their previous encounter gave a 1-5 away win for PSG.
- The host has recorded four of the last five overall wins.
- Since 2012, the visitor hasn’t succeeded in any of the visits.
PSG vs Lyon Prediction
There is no doubt in the squad strength of PSG, even after Mbappe is unavailable. They are one of the best teams in France and have proved it in the season so far.
At home, PSG has been successful against Lyon in all their clashes since 2012. At a neutral location, Les Parisiens still has an advantage over the visitors with their overall form.
PSG’s win in full-time will probably be the best bet for the punters in the encounter. Since the chance of a high-scoring is alive regarding their h2h history, over 2.5 goals will also be a suitable option.
PSG vs Lyon Betting tips
Paris Saint-Germain to win @ 1.50 (1/2).
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.44 (4/9).