Ligue 1 – Lyon to face Angers SCO on Match-day 6
It’s a trip to the Parc Olympique Lyonnais for fourth placed Lyon on Saturday, as they take on nineteenth placed Angers.
Lyon have so far accrued 10 points in this season of the Ligue 1
Lyon will hope to increase their wins in a row, having secured a 2-1 victory over Auxerre in their last fixture.
Also, Lyon keep finding ways to win, having secured three victories in their last four games is astonishing this season. With 10 points, they currently sit fourth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 3 wins, 0 losses and 1 draws having won three matches and drawn one game.
Lyon have won three fixtures of their three League matches at home this season.
Lyon will have 13 points if they manage to secure a victory.
Good Attacking Performance
They have a good scoring rate of nine goals (8 from open play and one penalty). This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Tete (4), Alexandre Lacazette (2), and Nicolas Tagliafico (1). Lyon have conceded four goals.
Injury and illness have depleted Peter Bosz’s Lyon and they will likely be missing one key personnel for Saturday’s match.
Gerald Baticle’s Angers, away to Lyon on Saturday, hoping to improve relegation prospects
Angers suffered a home loss to Reims in their last outing, they will doubtless be keen get a positive outcome in this fixture.
Also, the relegation zone is not where Angers want to be at the end of the season, but that is where they are heading, unless they can get out of their losing habit. Le SCO have lost three of their last three meetings in the Ligue 1. With two points (0W, 3L and 2D), they are established in nineteenth position in the League having drawn two fixtures and lost three matches.
Angers have drawn one game and lost one game of their two League matches on the road this season.
A victory for Angers SCO would put them on 5 points.
Angers may have to resort to second choice players, given the number of first choice players that are now unavailable through injury, illness or suspension.
Lyon v Angers SCO – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels Lyon and Angers have faced each other 15 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Lyon’s favour (9 – 3). Additionally, Angers have repeatedly tasted defeat at the hands of Lyon in nine out of the previous 15 games with them. April 2022 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and The Kids took all three points winning 3-2.