Lyon vs Monaco Preview, Tips and Odds

Lyon and Monaco will face each other at Parc Olimpique Lyonnais on Sunday for a match of the 8th round of Ligue 1. Both sides are neighbors in the standings, sitting on 8th and 9th places, with Lyon who are on ten points trailing their next opponents by one.

Lyon vs Monaco Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Lyon Win 9 W/ 5 D/ 6 L 5 W/ 3 D/ 2 L
Monaco Loss 6 W/ 5 D/ 9 L 2 W/ 3 D/ 5 L

Last game between the teams: 09.08.2019 Ligue 1: Monaco – Lyon 0:3; Moussa Dembele 5’, Memphis Depay 36’, Lucas Tousart 80’; Cesc Fabregas from the home team was sent off with straight red card in the 30’
Last game at this venue: 16.12.2018 Ligue 1: Lyon – Monaco 3:0; Houssem Aouar 6’, Nabil Fekir 34’, Ferland Mendy 59’; Aleksandar Golovin from the visiting team was sent off with straight red card in the 47’

Worth mentioning: Cesc Fabregas made Lyon task easier when the two teams met for the last time back in August 2019, as he was dismissed as early as the 30th minute and Monaco eventually lost 0:3. The sides have been exchanging victories across the last five H2H clashes, with none able to record back-to-back triumphs. No draw has been registered in the previous nine matches. All but one of the last five games produced over 2,5 goals, while two witnessed goals at both ends.

Lyon vs Monaco Stats

As of 23.10 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Lyon Win 3 W/ 4 D/ 3 L 2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L
Monaco Draw 5 W/ 3 D/ 2 L 3 W/ 0 D/ 2 L

Last game Lyon: 18.10.2020 Ligue 1: Strasbourg – Lyon 2:3; Habib Diallo 44’, Jean-Eudes Aholou 56’; Tino Kadewere 12’, Karl Toko Ekambi 25’, 42’
Top performers Lyon: Memphis Depay 4 goals 3 assists, Karl Toko Ekambi 2 goals, Houssem Aouar 1 goal.
Next game Lyon: 01.11.2020 Ligue 1: Lille – Lyon
Last game Monaco: 18.10.2020 Ligue 1: Monaco – Montpellier 1:1; Wissam Ben Yedder 70’(penalty); Stephy Mavididi 51’;Teji Savanier from the visiting team was sent off with straight red card in the 19’
Top performers Monaco: Wissam Ben Yedder 4 goals, Benoit Badiashile 2 goals, Ruben Aguilar 1 goal.
Next game Monaco: 01.11.2020 Ligue 1: Monaco – Bordeaux

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Lyon 14-13 6 7 2
Monaco 16-12 5 7 2

Worth mentioning: Lyon prevailed 2:3 in their visit to Strasbourg last weekend, with Memphis Depay providing all three assists for his side. That victory ended Lyon’s poor run of five games without a victory and coincided with the first time when they scored more than a goal in the process. Only the most recent of the team’s las seven encounters ended in a win for the visiting sides. Two of Lyon’s last five outings featured over 2,5 goals, while four saw both involved teams to score.
Monaco earned only a point when they faced Montpellier at home last Sunday, as their match finished in 1:1 stalemate. Monaco are without a victory in two matches, having previously lost away to Brest and have scored just a single goal across both clashes. All of Monaco’s four defeats for the last nineteen encounters came via one goal margins and away from home. Three of their last five meetings resulted in over 2,5 goals, as four witnessed goals at both ends.

Lyon vs Monaco News

Missing players Lyon: Julian Pollersbeck and Maxence Caqueret have tested positive for Covid 19. Melvin Bard is injured.
Missing players Monaco: Fode Ballo and Aleksandr Golovin are injured.

Lyon vs Monaco Predictions

Both teams to score – 1.61 @ bet365