The spotlight is on Lyon and Troyes, as the pair go looking to boost their confidence. They face each other on Friday at Groupama Stadium in the Ligue 1.Lyon no doubt look forward to their next match, as they ran out 3-1 and 1-0 winners when last playing Troyes.
Lyon put three points on the board from the first two rounds of the Ligue 1 season. With the advantage of playing at Groupama Stadium they will be hopeful of three more points against Troyes.Troyes are still without a single point on the board following the first couple of matches in the Ligue 1. They will be very eager to get off the mark in this round three.
Troyes took a massive beating in their last encounter, and look to make amends on Friday. Lyon should face a seriously motivated home side.
Before their upcoming match in the Ligue 1, Lyon are performing absolutely brilliant, when it comes to goal scoring. In the past ten outings, they performed a formidable average of 2.8 goals per game. An awe-inspiring total of 28 goals. They let 15 goals slip in, which creates an average of 1.5 per game. During this run they fought their way to one clean sheet.
Troyes hit the target 11 times in the last ten outings, which creates an average of 1.1 goals a game. They conceded 1.7 goals per match for a total of 17 goals, while claiming one clean sheet as well.
Lyon vs Troyes Prediction
Lyon are enjoying their football currently with three wins on the bounce, and it began with a 3-2 win against Nantes. They went on to beat Clermont Foot by 1-2, before also getting the better of AC Ajaccio in a 2-1 victory.In their last six Ligue 1 home matches, Lyon racked up five strong wins, but no draws as they lost once. They scored 21 and conceded 12 goals.
While a title challenge may be a bit of a stretch, Lyon look a solid bet for a top three finish at the end of the season.
A draw is all that prevents Troyes from having nothing to show for their previous three games. They claimed a point in a 1-1 draw against Lorient before getting trounced against Montpellier by a 3-2 score. Last time out, more disappointment followed as Toulouse ran out 0-3 winners.Troyes came through their last six away games in the Ligue 1 without a single win. Of those six matches, they drew three and lost three in which, they were outscored by ten goals to seven.
A struggle seems inevitable at this stage for Troyes, as the home side look to beat the drop zone and keep their Ligue 1 status.
We'd be flabbergasted to see Lyon waste away a win against Troyes, who could be in for a battering, the way goals have been flowing lately.
Lyon vs Troyes Stats
- Lyon have scored in 33 of the last 35 home matches
- In 9 of the last 11 home matches Lyon played, both teams scored
- Lyon have scored in 14 of the last 16 matches
- Lyon have conceded in 11 of the last 12 home matches
- Lyon have won 6 of the last 7 home matches
- Troyes have not won 15 of the last 17 away matches
- Troyes have conceded in 18 of the last 20 away matches
- Troyes have not won 11 of the last 13 matches
- Troyes have lost the last 4 away matches in a row
- Troyes have conceded in 11 of the last 13 matches
Lyon vs Troyes Team News
Lyon might be looking at four missing players for their upcoming assignment against Troyes.
Romain Faivre, Moussa Dembele, Jeff Reine-Adelaide and Maxence Caqueret nurses various injuries and won't take part for Lyon against Troyes at Groupama Stadium.
Troyes just have a single unavailable player for squad selection, when facing Lyon at the Groupama Stadium.
Abdu won't be travelling with Troyes this time, as he nurses an injury.
Lyon vs Troyes H2H
Lyon go into their encounter with fond memories, as they won 3-1 and 1-0 the last two times they played Troyes.Lyon were ruthless against Troyes in recent meetings, and will be looking to keep their run going. The home side beat their coming visitors nine times in ten encounters. The bookmakers have another win for the home side best priced at 1.36.
Lyon vs Troyes Results
Of the last ten encounters between Lyon Troyes over 2.5 goals came out four times. Odds on over 2.5 goals are at 1.50 with bookies.
Lyon vs Troyes Betting Tips
It is the beginning of a new Ligue 1 campaign, and both Lyon and Troyes will be looking for their main strikers this season. Accordingly, we have listed some of the in-form players who are expected to be getting it on for each team this season.
Lyon claimed seven wins in their previous 10 home games across all tournaments, while drawing one of the games. They suffered defeat in two of these outings. Troyes won one of their last 10 games away, drew three and lost six.Goals are flowing freely for Lyon on home soil currently, as both teams scored in seven of their last 10 matches here. Both teams were also on target eight times in Troyes''s last 10 league games away from home.
Over 2.5 goals came out six times in the last ten encounters between these two teams. Lyon managed an average of 2.5 goals, with Troyes averaging 0.5 goals in these games. Both teams to score was a winning bet four times in this run of matches.Lyon scored an average of 1.9 goals in the past ten matches at Groupama Stadium across the tournaments and over 2.5 goals came out nine times.Over 2.5 goals came up in eight of the last ten matches Troyes played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.3 goals in these matches.