Lens vs Lyon Prediction, Odds and Betting Tips 02/10/2022

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Lens finished seventh in last year's Ligue 1 championship, and they are already proving this season that those results were not a coincidence. Lens is one of only three teams from the first eight rounds of matches to stay undefeated.

Both Teams to Score – Yes

Both teams have been very efficient in front of an opponent's goal this season scoring 16 times each which gave them a chance to push for the upper half of the Ligue 1 rankings. Looking at their h2h record, from the past six matches, five of them ended with both teams scoring at least one goal. Going a bit further from that stat, Lens had a streak of four straight BTTS games before the last two games when there was only one goal scored, in their win against Troyes. On the other hand, Lyon had BTTS games in six out of eight games played this season.

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Draw

It is fascinating to see that the last time Lens beat Lyon was back in 2014 when they scored a 1-0 away win. Since then it was all about Lyon maintaining their stronghold on their opponents. Last season, Lyon won at home, but they drew 1-1 in Lens, which was the same results as two years ago on the same field. This season, Lens has five victories to their name, with three draws, while Lyon had drawn only once, also winning four times and losing on three occasions. Both teams have similarly efficient front-line so something like a 1-1 scoreline once again is a possibility.

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Key facts and data about Lens vs Lyon

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Last Five - LensLens

12/11/22

France Ligue 1 LI1

Clermont Foot

Clermont Foot

Lens

Lens

1

2

W

05/11/22

France Ligue 1 LI1

Angers

Angers

Lens

Lens

1

2

W

28/10/22

France Ligue 1 LI1

Toulouse

Toulouse

Lens

Lens

0

3

W

22/10/22

France Ligue 1 LI1

Marseille

Marseille

Lens

Lens

0

1

W

15/10/22

France Ligue 1 LI1

Montpellier

Montpellier

Lens

Lens

0

1

W

Last Five - LyonLyon

01/12/22

Europe Friendlies Europe

OH Leuven

OH Leuven

Lyon

Lyon

3

5

W

11/11/22

France Ligue 1 LI1

Nice

Nice

Lyon

Lyon

1

1

D

06/11/22

France Ligue 1 LI1

Marseille

Marseille

Lyon

Lyon

1

0

L

30/10/22

France Ligue 1 LI1

Lille

Lille

Lyon

Lyon

0

1

W

22/10/22

France Ligue 1 LI1

Montpellier

Montpellier

Lyon

Lyon

1

2

W

Defending the home turf

Lens has been impeccable at home this season winning all four of their matches, including quite impressive ones against Rennes 2-1, and especially versus Lorient getting a 5-2 victory. It's a bit strange to see that their defense is better when playing away from home having been scored upon only two times while at home, Lens allowed five goals. Still, in front of their fans, they scored impressive 11 goals in four matches which is something that Lyon coach Peter Bosz will ponder about in game preparation.

Lens predicted lineup: Samba, Danso, Medina, Haidara, Cabot, Abdul Samed, Fofana, Frankowski, Sotoca, Openda, Costa.

Lyon has a rare occasion this season without playing European football which is not something they are accustomed to. However, having that extra time to prepare for home matches didn't have much use so far this season. Manager Peter Bosz is under pressure to get some wins before things get out of hand for his team because the management won't allow another season without European competitions going unpunished.

Lyon predicted lineup: Lopes, Tagliafico, Lukeba, Mendes, Gusto, Toko Ekambi, Caqueret, Tolisso, Tete, Lacazette, Dembele.

Team News:

Lens: Wesley Said is injured.

Lyon: Julian Pollersbeck and Jerome Boateng are missing because of an injury.

A quickfire FAQ about Lens vs Lyon

 

Lens vs Lyon

  • Where is the match being played? – Stade Bollaert-Delelis in Lens
  • When is the kick-off? – 19:45 BST, 20:45 CET
  • What was the score the last time these teams met? – Lens 1-1 Lyon