Nice and Lyon play for the Allianz Riviera in a 24th round match of Ligue 1. In the final match between these teams in this competition on 31-08-2018, Nice won out by (0-1). At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the visiting team, which has 3 wins and 2 losses in the last 5 games. In fact, the last time they faced in this stage was in 11-11-2017, in a game for the Ligue 1 that ended the victory of Lyon by (0-5). The goals of the match were scored by M. Depay (5 'and 38'), M. Cornet (20 '), M. Díaz (27') and M. Maolida (79 ') for Lyon. In this match the home factor could play an important role, since Lyon presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
After 9 wins, 7 draws and 7 losses, the home team is in 9th place, having won 34 points. In the last match, they lost with Lille away by (4-0), after in the previous game to have won at home in a game against Nîmes by (2-0). This is a team little affected by the house factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches has 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 defeats as a visitor, with 10 goals scored and 20 conceded, against 7 victories , 3 draws and 5 defeats at home, with 16 goals scored and 15 conceded. For the championship, the Nice won 17 points out of 30, after 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in their last 10 games at their stadium.
In this competition, you have not lost any of the last 6 games in your stadium. In the matches played in his stadium there are some frequent scorers at the end of the first 45 ': 1-0 (4 in 11 matches) and 0-0 (4 in 11 matches). In his home games there is a tendency towards few goals, since 8 of his last 11 games in the competition finished with Less than 2.5 goals. In 23 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 11 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard. There are 2 periods in the last 11 home games in this competition: he scored 4 of his 9 goals in the minutes (76'-90 '); suffered 4 of his 11 goals in minutes (76'-90 ').
Nice come to this unmotivated game after having added a 4-0 defeat on their visit to the Lille field, putting an end to the four straight games without losing in the French championship. By playing in front of a difficult opponent, the team's main goal is to win at least one draw, where they are expected to play with their backs and counterattacks. Still it is important to note that Nice needs few opportunities to successfully finish in the opponent's goal. Allan Saint-Maximin is Nice's best finisher with 6 goals scored. For this game the coach can not count on Lees-Melou, suspended, besides Cardinale, this injured.
After 12 wins, 7 draws and 4 losses, the visiting team is in 3rd place, having won 43 points. In the last match, he won at Paris Saint Germain at home (2-1), after having won the previous match in a match against Amiens (0-1). This is a team that curiously has been stronger outside than at home, because in the last 30 games it registers 9 wins, 5 draws and 1 loss as a visitor; against 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. In the last game he played, for the Coupe de France, won the Guingamp away by (1-2). In the last 10 away games for the championship, Lyon have recorded 5 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss, having won 19 points out of 30.
For this competition, you have not lost any of the last 7 games outside your stadium. In his league games as a visitor, the most frequent result at half-time was 1-0 (5 out of 11 matches). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In their away games for this competition there is a tendency to have goals, since 8 in 11 finished with More than 2.5 goals in the scoreboard. In 23 matches for Ligue 1, he suffered the first goal 9 times but managed to turn the score in 3. There were 2 periods in the last 11 matches played as a visitor to this competition: he scored 8 of his 19 goals between the minutes (61 ' -75 '); suffered 6 of his 17 goals in the minutes (61'-75 ').
Lyon come to this game motivated after a victory, by 1-2, in the visit to the field of the Guingamp, in game by Glass of France. In the last game for the championship, the visitors beat PSG 2-1. In this match against Nice, coach Bruno Génésio should act in his best style, that is, dominating possession of the ball and dangerous in attack. It is worth mentioning that Martin Terrier and Maxwel Cornet are very important in this type of transition due to the speed and technical quality at the moment of conducting the ball. On the other hand, Moussa Dembélé is one of the best finalizers of Lyon with 7 goals scored.