Match Date: Sun, 02-Feb-20
Kick-Off Time: 14:00 GMT
Nice‘s last game in the Ligue 1 – 2019/2020 was on Fri, 24-Jan-20. The match ended in a D for this game’s hosts with a final score of Nice 1 : 1 Rennes.
Lyon‘s last game in the Ligue 1 – 2019/2020 was on Sun, 26-Jan-20. The match ended in a W for this game’s guests with a final score of Lyon 3 : 0 Toulouse.
Lyon are currently sitting higher in the league table. They are in slot number 5 in the standings. After 21 rounds so far, they have 32 points from 9 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses. The team scored 34 goals and conceded 19 since the start of the season. Making their goal difference +15.
Nice are number 12 in the league table standings. After 21 rounds so far, they have 29 points from 8 wins, 5 draws and 8 losses. The team scored 30 goals and conceded 29 since the start of the season. Making their goal difference +1.
Hichem Boudaoui is back from suspension but is unlikely to figure here.
Patrick Vieira is unlikely to make extensive changes to the side that drew against Rennes; it does remain to be seen whether he prioritises this match or Thursday’s Coupe de France encounter between the two sides.
Anthony Lopes remains a doubt here having picked up a shoulder injury in training last week.
Martin Terrier is still a doubt, the winger having fainted during last Sunday’s match with Toulouse.
After Marçal’s man of the match performance against Toulouse, look for the left-back to start here as well.
Lucas Tousart has been sold to Hertha Berlin but loaned back to Lyon for the rest of the season.
Lyon signed highly rated Brazilian midfielder Bruno Guimaraes on Thursday for €20m.
Nice‘s top scorer this season is W. Cyprien with 7 goals so far this season. P. Lees-Melou has assisted the most with 6 assists since the start of the campaign.
Lyon‘s top scorer this season is M. Dembele with 12 goals so far this season. T. Mendes has assisted the most with 6 assists since the start of the campaign.
Head To Head
When it comes to direct head to head meetings between these two sides, Nice‘s winning record is 2/6. The visitors’ record is 3/6. 1/6 is the draw record between them.
The last match between the two side was on 23-11-2019 and the final score was Lyon 2 : 1 Nice.
Both teams to score @ 1.90 – BET HERE
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.53 – BET HERE