Lyon and Lille will meet at Groupama Stadium on Sunday for their meeting of the 35th round in League 1. The teams are neighbors in the standings with the hosts in this tie sitting 3rd and trailing their next opponents by 6 points. St Ettiene are close behind in 4th and might replace Lyon, as the last Champions League participants if the “Boys” lose this game.
Lyon vs Lille Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last H2H game||Last H2H games||Last H2H games home/away|
|Lyon||Draw||5 W/ 8 D/ 7 L||4 W/ 3 D/ 3 L|
|Lille||Draw||7 W/ 8 D/ 5 L||3 W/ 3 D/ 4 L|
Last game between the teams: 01.12.2018 Lille – Lyon 2:2; Loic Remy 17’, Nicolas Pepe 28’; Bertrand Traore 63’, Moussa Dembele 86’; Memphis Depay missed a penalty for the visiting side in the 48′
Last game at this venue: 29.11.2017 Lyon – Lille 1:2; Mariano Diaz 36’; Thiago Mendes 21’, Ezequiel Ponce 40’; Nabil Fekir missed a penalty for the home side in the 56’
Worth mentioning: None of the five previous meetings were won by the home sides, while each of the last four encounters saw both teams hitting the back of the nets and featured over 2,5 goals. Four penalties were awarded across the last four H2H matches, but just half were scored, as Lyon missed two of the three penalty calls that went in their favor.
Lyon vs Lille Stats
|As of 04.05||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Lyon||Win||5 W/ 4 D/ 1 L||3 W/ 0 D/ 2 L|
|Lille||Win||5 W/ 1 D/ 4 L||2 W/ 3 D/ 0 L|
Last game Lyon: 26.04.2019 Bourdeaux – Lyon 2:3; Jimmy Briand 34’, Nicolas De Preville 38’; Memphis Depay 14’, Maxwel Cornet 67’, Moussa Dembele 85’; Vukasin Jovanovic from the home side was sent off with straight red card in the 73’
Last game Lille: 28.04.2019 Lille – Nimes 5:0; Loic Remy 51’, Jonathan Bamba 64’, Zeki Celik 70’, Nicolas Pepe 80’, Raul Fonte 90’
Top performers Lyon: Moussa Dembele 13 goals 3 assists, Nabil Fekir 9 goals 5 assists, Memphis Depay 8 goals 7 assists.
Top performers Lille: Nicolas Pepe 20 goals 11 assists, Jonathan Bamba 12 goals 1 assists, Rafael Leao 8 goals 2 assist.
|Last 10 games||GF : GA||Over 2,5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheats|
Worth mentioning: Lyon managed to get back on winning ways and recorded back-to-back victories, after previously loosing three in a row. Each of their last five matches produced over 2,5 goals and saw both involved teams scoring. The same goes for all of the side’s last six home outings.
Lille are unbeaten in their last five meetings and three of these saw them scoring three or more goals. The team did not concede in the last two matches, while the previous three all witnessed goals at both ends. Lille lost just one of their previous eleven visits across all competitions.
Lyon vs Lille News
Missing players Lyon: Rafael da Silva and Fernando Marcal.
Missing players Lille: Thiago Mendes and Adama Soumaoro.
Lyon vs Lille Predictions
Over 3,5 goals – 2.30 @ bet365