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Ligue 1 – Season Continues – Lyon v RC Strasburg on Match-day 5

Lyon vs. RC Strasburg

Ligue 1 action on Sunday as Lyon and RCSA meet at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais – 8:45pm GMT.

Sunday’s clash between Lyon and RCSA, sees ninth take on thirteenth in the League.

Lyon’s campaign so far has seen them accrue five points this season

Lyon will take a huge positive from their recent 0-1 win against Nantes at the Stade de la Beaujoire.

Can Lyon extend their incredible run of one wins? With ninth, they currently sit five points in the League having won one game, drawn two matches, and lost one game.

Playing at home, Lyon have drawn two fixtures.

Winning this fixture will see Lyon on 8 points.

Lyon are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Peter Bosz is concerned that Sunday’s fixture could see him without two of his key players.

RC Strasburg have so far accrued four points in this season of the Ligue 1

With a win in their previous game, (3-1) against Brest, RCSA will likely be in a positive frame of mind.

RCSA keep finding the winning formula this season, that’s one in a row now. Their position is thirteenth in the League, and they have four points having won one game, drawn one game, and lost two games.

RCSA have lost one game of their one League matches away from home this season.

RC Strasburg will have 7 points if they manage to secure a victory.

Good Attacking Performance

RCSA will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (6). Their stand out attacking players have been Adrien Thomasson (2), Kevin Gameiro (1), and Sanjin Prcic (1). RCSA have shown a very poor defensive display, having conceded eight goals in their previous matches.

Injury and illness have depleted Julien Stephan’s RCSA and they will likely be missing four key personnel for Sunday’s match.

Lyon v RC Strasburg – Head-to-Heads.

Lyon and RCSA have faced each other 36 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Lyon’s favour (25 – 5). In addition, Lyon recent form against RCSA has been outstanding, winning on thirteen out of the last 20 fixtures. February 2021 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and The Kids took all three points winning 3-0- it’s a 63.69% likelihood that both sides will score once more on Sunday.

Lyon have a favourable 64.52 percent probability of a win.

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