Friday night, Lyon moves to Metz for a meeting of the 26th day of Ligue 1. FC Metz defends its place in Ligue 1 while Lyon is still aiming for a European place at the end of the season.
Metz vs Lyon Free Betting Tips
A few months after his return to Ligue 1 last summer, FC Metz finds himself playing the maintenance. With a total of 28 points taken during the first 25 days. After making 3 good matches against Strasbourg (1-0), Reims (0-1) and Saint-Etienne (3-1), the Grenats obtained an important point against Montpellier (1-1) before losing against Bordeaux (1-2). Last week, they went to look for a new point in Nantes (0-0).
For its part, OL still does not live up to the expectations of its supporters and its leaders. Far from the title race, the Gones have only taken 34 points since the start of the season and they find themselves in a very poor 11th place, still 7 lengths from the podium. Since their last success against Toulouse (3-0), Rudi Garcia’s men have chained 4 games without a win in Ligue 1 against Nice (2-1), Amiens (0-0), PSG (4-2) and Strasbourg last weekend (1-1). Meanwhile, they still got their ticket to the semi-finals of the Coupe de France by beating OM (1-0). They also qualified for the 1/8 knockout stages of the Champions League and will face Juventus next week.
The staff for Metz vs Lyon
Vincent Hognon still cannot count on the left side Cabit and the important Adama Noss Traoré who are all on the floor. In addition, the Pajot community is still suspended, as is Bouyala who was expelled last week.
For Lyon, the executives Depay, Reine-Adélaïde, Dubois and Koné and the young Solet are still in the infirmary. With 13 goals scored, Moussa Dembélé remains the Gones’ top scorer.
Probable compositions for Metz vs Lyon:
Metz: Oukidjia – Centonze, Bronn, Boye, Udol – Angban, N’Doram, Maïga – Niane, Diallo, Nguette.
Lyon: Lopes – Rafael, Marcelo, Denayer, Marçal – Tousart, Thiago Mendes, Aouar – Toko-Ekambi, Dembélé, Cornet.
Key points for the match Metz vs Lyon
Lyon won the first leg (2-0).
Lyon will play its Champions League match next Wednesday.
Lyon has not won for 4 days.
Metz have scored in 9 of their last 10 home matches.
Lyon has scored in its last 9 trips in all competitions.
Free Betting Tips Metz vs Lyon
These two teams could leave each other back to back in this game which arrives a few days before a crucial match for OL.
Betting Tips: Both teams to score