Strasbourg had 27% of the game’s possession and 3 of its 9 shots on goal were successful. Habib Diallo scored the goal for Strasbourg (1′, 37′). Reims had 15 shots total, five of which were on goal.
Strasbourg games have often been exciting recent ones with high scoring predicted. Averaging 3.67 goals per game over their last six meetings, both clubs have scored a total of 22 goals, with 13 of those goals going to Strasbourg.
According to the pre-game stats, Lyon hasn’t defeated Strasbourg in their last 2 league games. In their last two league home games, they have gone undefeated.
Lyon will be looking to rebound after a defeat in their most recent Ligue 1 match against Marseille. In that contest, Lyon had 60% of the possession and 2 of its 7 shots on goal were successful.
Alexandre Lacazette (68′) and Malo Gusto (92′ Own Goal) scored the goals for Lyon. Marseille made 14 attempts towards goal, seven of which were successful. For Marseille, a goal was scored at 44 seconds.
The statistics speak for themselves: opponents have scored against Lyon in 5 of their last 6 games, scoring a total of 6 goals. Lyon needs to strengthen certain defensive flaws. Of course, there is no guarantee that this trend will continue.
According to the form guide going into this match, Lyon hasn’t lost to Strasbourg on the road in the previous 4 league games. They have a very strong record and have gone unbeaten in their past four league away games.
Strasbourg vs Lyon – Betting Analysis
Looking at their previous head-to-head matches dating back to 16/02/2020, we can see that Strasbourg has won 1 of these and Lyon has won 3, with a total of 2 draws.
They combined to score 19 goals during this time, with 7 goals coming from Le Racing and 12 from Lyon. 3.17 goals have been scored on average per game.
The teams’ most recent league encounter took place on Ligue 1 Match Day 19 on January 14, 2023, with Lyon defeating Strasbourg 1-2.
In that contest, Lyon had 72% of the possession and 28 shots, seven of which were on goal. They only had Alexandre Lacazette (45′) listed as a scorer.
At the opposite end, Strasbourg had 8 shots, with 6 of them finding the back of the net. Habib Diallo and Jean-Eudès Aholou both scored in the second half. Referee Jérémy Stinat was in charge.
Almost all of the players are available for selection, with only one player’s fitness being an issue for Strasbourg manager Frédéric Antonetti out of an otherwise full roster. Dead Leg’s Dimitri Liénard will not participate.
Our recommendation for Le Racing’s starting lineup is a 3-5-2 formation with Matz Sels, Maxime Le Marchand, Lucas Perrin, Alexander Djiku, Frédéric Guilbert, Habib Diarra, J. Bellegarde, Ismael Doukouré, Thomas Delaine, Morgan Sanson, and Habib Diallo.
Laurent Blanc, the manager of Lyon, has no fitness worries at all going into this match because he has a completely injury-free roster to pick from.
Anthony Lopes, Sinaly Diomande, Dejan Lovren, Castello Lukeba, Nicolas Tagliafico, Thiago Mendes, Corentin Tolisso, Maxence Caqueret, Bradley Barcola, Alexandre Lacazette, and Mathis Rayan Cherki are set to start for Lyon in a 4-3-3 formation.
We believe that Strasbourg will definitely need to fight hard to get past Lyon’s defense, who should be able to score on their own in a successful performance.
What are the best odds for the game?
In terms of the bookies’ odds in the full-time result market, staking on Strasbourg can be had for 2.97, backing the game finishing all-square is 3.45 and taking a punt on a win for Lyon gets 2.37. Those are the most competitive returns on offer right now.
Strasbourg vs Lyon – Head -to- Head
Our Prediction: Over 1.5 Goals