Monaco vs Lyon
FRANCE Ligue 1
Date: Thursday, 9 August 2019
Kick-off at 19:45 UK / 20:45 CET
Venue: Stade Louis II (Monaco).
Monaco vs Lyon prediction comes ahead of the Ligue 1. The game will be played on August 9, 6:45 pm at the Stade Louis II in Monaco. This the opening match of the new season in the French league and it sounds like a promising affair between the clubs. Let’s see why even the greatest bookmakers can’t seem to pick a side through our match preview.
The hosts are gearing up for this game since they are eager to avoid the embarrassment that brought the last season. They were only two points away from relegation and finishing the season in 17th place. But, the summer has been pretty much successful for them, with having won 4 of their 7 preseason matches. During this period, they managed to concede only 1 goal so we believe a surprise is possible here even though the bookmakers don’t give them an advantage ahead of this match.
Lyon on the other side lost 4 of their 5 preparation matches and managed to win only 1. The third place was theirs in the last season and they will be playing the CL football this season. So, this is the only reason they are installed here as favorites. The visitors have conceded no less than 13 goals in their last 5 matches so we’ll take that as a huge warning sign for today.
In Ligue 1 the two of France’s most established club will meet regularly so their matches have always provided plenty of goals and lucrative opportunities. So, with their last 3 head-to-head matches resulting in a home win, this will only back up my choice.
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Danijel Subasic will miss the opening game will since the first-choice goalkeeper is suffering from a hamstring injury. Willem Geubbels and Stevan Jovetic are also in the treatment room so the hosts brought the likes of Gabriel Boschilla, Gelson Martins and Benjamin Lecompte. We expect every one of them to be involved in this match.
So they can enhance their chances ahead of the new season, the visitors have bolstered their squad with new 7 players. Nothing more, nothing less, so the likes of Titouan Thomas, Thiago Mendes, Boubacar Fofana, Jean Lucas, Joachim Andersen, Youssouf Kone, and Cipriani Tatarustanu are all expected to add extra depth this new season.
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