Ligue 1 – Lyon face Auxerre

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Ligue 1 action on Wednesday as Lyon and Auxerre meet at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais – 7:00pm GMT.

As it stands, Auxerre will go to the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in seventh place, Lyon are currently in fourth.

Lyon face his opponents with equal points, both teams will doubtless be keen to make progress

When Lyon last turned out in the Ligue 1, the result was a disappointing draw 1-1 against Reims at Stade Auguste Delaune. They will be hoping for a better result this time.

Also, with one draws in one game, Lyon need to develop a strategy for getting over the line in games. With seven points, they currently sit fourth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 2 wins, 0 losses and 1 draws having won two matches and drawn one game.

Playing at home, Lyon have won two meetings.

Winning this fixture will see Lyon on 10 points.

Good Attacking Performance

Lyon will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (7). This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Tete (3), Alexandre Lacazette (2), and Nicolas Tagliafico (1). Lyon have conceded three goals.

Lyon’s squad has depth, but even so, Peter Bosz is likely to be missing three of they key players when they start Wednesday’s game.

Auxerre face their opponents, equal on points, with both keen to make progress

With a win in their previous game, (1-0) against RC Strasburg, Auxerre will likely be in a positive frame of mind.

Also, another fixture and another win for Auxerre, winning is becoming habitual for them and this is the mark of a team. Now they have 2 matches won, 1 games lost and 1 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in seventh place, with a total of seven points having won two games, drawn one game, and lost one game.

Auxerre have won one game and lost one game of their two League matches on the road this season.

Auxerre will have secured 10 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Good Attacking Performance

This has been a good season so far for Auxerre, in terms of goals scored (6). This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Nuno Da Costa (1), Gaetan Perrin (1), and Gaetan Charbonnier (1). Teams that leak goals on a consistent basis, don’t tend to win anything, such is the situation with Auxerre so far, having conceded 7 goals in their last games so far.

Auxerre are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Jean-Marc Furlan is concerned that Wednesday’s fixture could see him without four of his key players

Lyon v Auxerre – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels Lyon and Auxerre have faced each other 38 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Lyon’s favour (22 – 8). Further, Lyon recent form against Auxerre has been outstanding, winning on eleven out of the last 20 meetings. In their most recent meeting of this fixture The Kids delivered a 2-1 home win.

Performance Report

For Lyon, Tete has nettedthree goals in three League fixtures this season, while Nuno Da Costa is a top performing player who has scoredone goal in four League matches this Ligue 1 Season for Auxerre.

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