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 Angers vs Lyon

Competition – France Ligue 1

Stadium – Stade Jean-Bouin

Date: 28th April 2017

Kick-off time – 19:45 GMT

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Angers welcome former champions Lyon at the wrong time.

They have lost 5 of their last 6 games and are currently on a run of 4 straight defeats.

They are currently 14th in the League table and look to have secured their survival for next season.

However, they will have to start winning as soon as possible to avoid being dragged into the relegation zone battle before the season ends.

Angers had a good home record before their last two games against Monaco and PSG.

Before those matches, they won 3 straight home matches, scoring at least 2 goals in each.

They will look to bounce back with a win in this game.

Lyon travel to 14th placed Angers with hopes of getting a win that would see them get back to winning ways and into the top four – at least to be able play in the Europa League next season.

They have not had the best season this year and have lost their last 2 matches.

They are currently 5th in the league table with 54 points from 33 games and they are out of the running for a Champions League place next season.

They still have hope to play in the Europa League.

Away from home Lyon have lost only 1 of their last 4 matches, and won their last away game 0-3 against Metz.

Results of each team’s last 5 matches across all leagues and competitions

 
Angers last 5 matches (most recent first):
25/04/17 (h)Guingamp 2-0 W
22/04/17 (a)Dijon 3-2 L
14/04/17 (h)Paris Saint Germain 0-2 L
08/04/17 (h)Monaco 0-1 L
05/04/17 (h)Bordeaux 2-1 W
 
Lyon last 5 matches (most recent first):
23/04/17 (h)Monaco 1-2 L
20/04/17 (a)Besiktas 2-1 L
13/04/17 (h)Besiktas 2-1 W
08/04/17 (h)Lorient 1-4 L
05/04/17 (a)Metz 0-3 W

Last time they met: Lyon 2-0 Angers

Other fixtures taking place this week in France Ligue 1:

February 25, 2018
Paris Saint-Germain 21:00 Olympique de Marseille
March 2, 2018
OGC Nice 19:00 LOSC Lille Métropole
Monaco 20:45 Girondins de Bordeaux
March 3, 2018
ESTAC 17:00 Paris Saint-Germain
Metz 20:00 Toulouse
Saint-Étienne 20:00 Dijon
Angers SCO 20:00 Guingamp
Amiens SC 20:00 Stade Rennais FC
March 4, 2018
Caen 15:00 Strasbourg
Montpellier Hérault SC 17:00 Olympique Lyonnais
Olympique de Marseille 21:00 Nantes
March 9, 2018
Strasbourg 20:45 Monaco
March 10, 2018
Paris Saint-Germain 17:00 Metz
Stade Rennais FC 20:00 Saint-Étienne
Nantes 20:00 ESTAC
LOSC Lille Métropole 20:00 Montpellier Hérault SC
Dijon 20:00 Amiens SC
Girondins de Bordeaux 20:00 Angers SCO

France Ligue 1 Table

# Team MP W D L F A G P
1 Paris Saint-Germain 26 22 2 2 81 19 +62 68
2 Monaco 27 17 6 4 67 29 +38 57
3 Olympique de Marseille 26 16 7 3 56 29 +27 55
4 Olympique Lyonnais 27 14 8 5 57 33 +24 50
5 Montpellier Hérault SC 27 9 12 6 24 21 +3 39
6 Nantes 27 11 6 10 27 28 -1 39
7 Stade Rennais FC 27 11 5 11 34 35 -1 38
8 Girondins de Bordeaux 27 10 6 11 32 35 -3 36
9 OGC Nice 27 10 6 11 32 38 -6 36
10 Guingamp 27 9 8 10 28 35 -7 35
11 Dijon 27 10 5 12 38 52 -14 35
12 Saint-Étienne 27 9 7 11 28 41 -13 34
13 Caen 27 9 5 13 20 32 -12 32
14 Strasbourg 27 8 7 12 32 47 -15 31
15 Amiens SC 27 8 5 14 23 30 -7 29
16 Toulouse 27 7 7 13 25 36 -11 28
17 Angers SCO 27 6 10 11 29 40 -11 28
18 ESTAC 27 8 4 15 24 36 -12 28
19 LOSC Lille Métropole 27 7 6 14 26 43 -17 27
20 Metz 27 5 4 18 25 49 -24 19

France Ligue 1 Results

February 25, 2018
Olympique Lyonnais 1 - 1 Saint-Étienne
Girondins de Bordeaux 0 - 0 OGC Nice
February 24, 2018
Guingamp 2 - 2 Metz
LOSC Lille Métropole 1 - 2 Angers SCO
Dijon 2 - 0 Caen
Nantes 0 - 1 Amiens SC
Stade Rennais FC 2 - 0 ESTAC
Toulouse 3 - 3 Monaco
February 23, 2018
Strasbourg 0 - 0 Montpellier Hérault SC
February 20, 2018
ESTAC 0 - 0 Dijon
February 18, 2018
Olympique de Marseille 1 - 0 Girondins de Bordeaux
LOSC Lille Métropole 2 - 2 Olympique Lyonnais
OGC Nice 1 - 1 Nantes
February 17, 2018
Angers SCO 0 - 1 Saint-Étienne
Amiens SC 0 - 0 Toulouse
Caen 2 - 2 Stade Rennais FC
ESTAC 1 - 0 Metz
Montpellier Hérault SC 1 - 1 Guingamp
Paris Saint-Germain 5 - 2 Strasbourg
February 16, 2018
Monaco 4 - 0 Dijon

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