Lyon vs FC Nantes: Match preview and tips

new typeFootballPosted on December 23,2020


In the French Ligue 1 Olympique Lyon and Nantes will meet on 23.12.2020 at 21:00. The stadium for the match on Wednesday is Stade Gerland.

Current statistics of Olympique Lyonnais

In their last match Olympique Lyonnais played 2:2 against Brest. The hosts have magaged to win 8 of their 15 games of the past 6 months in their favour. In front of their home fans, Olympique Lyon was able to win four games, 3 times the duel ended with a tie and zero games were lost. Olympique Lyon has managed to win 4 out of 7 home games (57.14%) in the current season (20/21) so far. Three matches ended in a tie and zero matches were lost at home. In total, Olympique Lyon has won 8 out of 15 season games. While it was enough to draw six matches, one match ended without points.

After the half-time break, coach Rudi Garcia’s team is able to score most of their goals. Olympique Lyon currently achieves an average of 2,29 goals per match at home and receives 0,86 goals. This results in a total of 3,14 goals per game. Last season, Olympique Lyonnais scored an average of 1,31 goals per home match and conceded 0,54 goals. The most common results at their home stadium last season were 0:1, 2:0 or 1:1. In the current season, the most frequent result in home matches was 4:1, 2:2 or 3:0.

Current statistics of Football Club de Nantes

In their last game, Nantes lost 3:2 against Reims. This season, the team has been able to win 1 out of 8 matches in away stadiums (12.5%). The statistics for the past 6 months show three wins, five draws und seven defeats. In games in away stadium one win was achieved. Five games were lost while two games ended without a winning team.

In the current season, coach Patrick Collot’s team have scored an average of 1,00 goals per away game, primarily in the second half of the game of the match. On average, 2,63 goals are scored when Nantes plays in foreign stadiums. Last season, Nantes finished with an average of 1,21 goals for and 1,43 against in their away games. Last last season, away matches most often ended 0:2, 1:0 or 1:2. In the current season, Nantes’ away matches have usually ended 1:2, 2:3 or 1:3.


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