Lyon vs Reims Preview, Tips and Odds

Lyon and Reims will play their game of the 29th round in Ligue 1 on Friday, behind the closed doors of Groupama Arena. Only one point separate both teams in the standings, as Lyon currently occupy 7th place with 40, while Reims are up at 5th on 41.

Lyon vs Reims Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Lyon Draw 6 W/ 2 D/ 4 L 4 W/ 1 D/ 1 L
Reims Draw 4 W/ 2 D/ 6 L 1 W/ 1 D/ 4 L

Last game between the teams: 21.12.2019 Ligue 1: Reims – Lyon 1:1; Mathieu Cafaro 44’(penalty); Lucas Tousart 9’; Moussa Dembele from the visiting team missed a penalty in the 83’
Last game at this venue: 11.01.2019 Ligue 1: Lyon – Reims 1:1; Bertrand Traore 70’; Pablo Chavarria 34’

Worth mentioning: The last two matches between Lyon and Reims finished in 1:1 stalemates. Reims won the previous two encounters and are undefeated in four H2H clashes. Lyon have been unable to score more than a goal in any of the last five games, as only one of those featured over 2,5 goals and three witnessed goals at both ends. None of those five meetings was won by the visiting sides. Reims managed to hit the back of the net in four of the previous five visits.

Lyon vs Reims Stats

As of 11.03 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Lyon Loss 4 W/ 2 D/ 4 L 3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L
Reims Win 3 W/ 4 D/ 3 L 1 W/ 3 D/ 1 L

Last game Lyon: 08.03.2020 Ligue 1: Lille – Lyon 1:0; Loic Remy 33’
Top performers Lyon: Moussa Dembele 16 goals 2 assists, Memphis Depay 9 goals 2 assists, Maxwel Cornet 4 goals 3 assists.
Next game Lyon: 17.03.2020 Champions League: Juventus – Lyon
Last game Reims: 07.03.2020 Ligue 1: Reims – Brest 1:0; El Bilal Toure 37’; Konan N’Clomande from the home team was sent off for two yellow cards in the 68’; Alexandre Mendy from the visiting team missed a penalty in the 29’
Top performers Reims: Boulaye Dia 7 goals 1 assist, Yunis Abdelhamid 3 goals, El Bilal Toure 3 goals.
Next game Reims: 22.03.2020 Ligue 1: Reims – Nantes

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Lyon 11-13 3 4 5
Reims 10-12 3 5 2

Worth mentioning: Lyon suffered defeats in their two recent outings, first being trashed 1:5 by Paris SG in a cup encounter and then lost 1:0 away to Lille for the league. Prior to that mini-crisis the team was undefeated in five consecutive games, winning four of them, including the 1st leg of their Champions League tie with Juventus. Just one of Lyon’s last five matches produced over 2,5 goals and only the same one saw both involved sides to score.
Reims lost one of their last seven encounters and are currently undefeated in four. Last Saturday they recorded a slender 1:0 victory over the visiting Brest. None of the teams involved in Reims’ last four matches were able to score more than a single goal and none of the last six was won by the away sides. Only one of Reims last five meetings featured over 2,5 goals, as two witnessed goals at both ends.

Lyon vs Reims News

Missing players Lyon: Oumar Solet, Memphis Depay and Jeff Reine-Adelaide are injured.
Missing players Reims: Axel Disasi, Anastasios Donis, Xavier Chavalerin, Kaj Sierhuis, Mathieu Cafaro and Nolan Mbemba are injured.

Lyon vs Reims Predictions

Lyon to win – 1.85 @ bet365