Lyon Duchere vs Annecy Prediction, Odds & Betting Tips 18/11/2022

* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change.

Lyon Duchere vs Annecy Predictions, Odds, and Free Bets

French league season is at a standstill because of the World Cup, but that doesn't mean there won't be any action in the French Cup. The French minnows Lyon Duchere and Annecy are playing in the second round of the national Cup competition.

Under 2.5 Goals

Both of these teams play in different league competitions, and both are successful in their way. What connects the two teams is their defensive prowess in their championships. The team from Lyon has only conceded seven goals in nine matches playing the league National 2, while Annecy performs in the much stronger league, the Second Division of French football. They have allowed 14 goals in their 15 matches.

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Both Teams to Score – Yes

These teams have met four times in recorded history, and the first two matches were in the same competition they are performing at this time, the French Cup. In 2007 Lyon won 2-1, while four years later they repeated the feat by winning even more convincingly with the score of 4-1. Their most recent matches were in the last two years, in the National division two seasons ago, They drew one game, and the other was won by Annecy 3-0.

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Key information about Lyon Duchere vs Annecy

Lyon Duchere last six matches: WLWWWW
Annecy last six matches: WLLWWD
H2H: Lyon Duchere 3 wins, 1 draw, 1 loss

Moving the needle

Lyon Duchere will try to bring their terrific form in the National 2 championships to the fold once again playing against the team that is fighting to remain in the Ligue 2. The team from Lyon is currently second in their National 2 Group C championships with only the winner being promoted to the upper echelon of French football. They are the second-best home team this season with four wins and a single loss, and with an impressive goal difference of 10-3. Their defense is their main strength, and it will be challenging for the visitors to break them down.

Lyon Duchere predicted starting lineup: Kacou, Oun, Souleymane, Diarra, Demdoum, Zaidila, Gadacha, M'Pinda, Bendaoud, Sanogo, Bouhmidi.

Annecy was promoted at the end of last season to Ligue 2, and they are currently doing well to avoid being part of the relegation battle, even though they are not too far off that situation. It will be curious to see how they approach this match when their focus is avoiding a drop to the lower division of French football. Annecy is currently 15th in the country's Second Division, only one point away from the relegation zone. They accumulated two wins in their last five matches, and interestingly they are more effective as a visiting team. They have two wins, three draws, and the same amount of losses with a positive goal difference of 8-6.

Annecy's predicted starting lineup: Callens, Lajugie, Mouanga, Mendy, Jean, Balde, Pajot, Kashi, Demoncy, Shamal, Bosetti.

Team News:

Lyon Duchere: Maxime Penneteau and Maxence Renoud are doubtful.

Annecy: No news to report.

Lyon Duchere vs Annecy: Q&A

Lyon Duchere vs Annecy Prediction, Odds & Betting Tips 18/11/2022

 

  • When is the kick-off? – 18:00 BST, 19:00 CET
  • Where will the game take place? – Stade de La Duchere
  • What was the score the last time they met? – Lyon Duchere 0-3 Annecy