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Lyon vs Nice Match Preview

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Lyon would look to put their 2-1 loss to Marseille in their last league game behind them when they host Nice in this game.
Nice come here after a 1-1 home draw against Bordeaux and they would look to avoid a third consecutive loss here.
Lyon has made a poor start to their season and their 2-0 home win against Metz was their first home win in 5 games and ended a run of 4 consecutive home games without a win.
Nice has also not done well when they travel. They have lost their last 5 away games and their last away win came as far back as 1st of September.


Team News


Lyon has a fully fit squad apart but Fernando Marcal is doubt with a minor thigh injury.
Nice would be without the injured Claude Maurice who is struggling with a calf injury, Ibrahima Cisse is a doubt as he is struggling with an ankle problem.


Head to Head


Nice and Lyon have served some classic games in the recent past. The host has lost their last two games against Nice, both have been by a scoreline of 1-0. Lyon has won just three of their last 10 h2h clashes.
Nice beat Lyon on both fixtures last season. Patrick Viera’s side has enjoyed some success in this fixture recently with 5 wins from the last 10 games.


Team Form


Lyon has struggled for form this season and went into the International break on the back of a defeat, but they have won 3 of their last 5 games.
Lyon last 5 matches in all competitions: LWWWL
Nice has also been struggling for form this season and they head into this game with just one win from their last 9 games.
Nice last 5 matches in all competitions: LLLWD


Betting Preview


Both of these teams have made bad starts to the season, but Lyon seems to be getting back to form at least at home.
They have won 3 of their last 4 games and the loss to Marseille would have halted their momentum but they should get back to winning ways against this struggling Nice side.
Nice have been dreadful away from home as they have lost their last 4 away games, and they haven’t scored in any of the last two.
Lyon struggles for goals when they play at home as their last five home games have all ended in under 2.5 goals.
Games between these sides at Lyon’s home ground always seem to bring goals as they have been over 4.5 goals scored in 2 of their last 3 games.
Mousa Dembele has been in fine form this season and has already netted 9 times, 6 of which came just before the International Break.


Suggested Bets


Over 2.5 Goals @ 8/11
Moussa Dembele anytime scorer @ 10/11
Lyon to win @ 4/9

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