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 Lyon vs Nantes 

Competition – France Ligue 1

Stadium – Parc OL

Date: 7th May 2017

Kick-off time – 16:00 GMT

Live in-play betting – 

Lyon need to win this game if they want to keep their spot in the top 4 and qualify for Europe next season.

Lyon are currently 4th in the league table with 57 points after 34 games.

They are just 1 poimt above 5th placed Bordeaux, but have a game in hand on them.

They have won only 2 of their last 6 league games, losing 3 and drawing one.

Their home form is currently not so good – they have lost their last 2 home league matches and will  be looking to get back to winning ways here.

They have scored at least one goal in all of their last 9 home matches in all competitions.

Nantes are 8th in the league standings with 48 points from 35 games.

They trail 7th placed Saint-Etienne by just 1 point.

They have been impressing in the league recently having won their last 2 games on the bounce  and they have lost only once in their last 6 league games.

Their away form is also good – they have 2 wins and a draw from their last 3 away league matches and they will be hoping to upset Lyon in this game.

Bookmakers make Lyon odds-on favourites to come out on top in this tie.

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

 
Lyon last 5 matches (most recent first):
03/05/17 (a)Ajax 4-1 L
28/04/17 (a)Angers 1-2 W
23/04/17 (h)Monaco 1-2 L
20/04/17 (a)Besiktas 2-1 L
13/04/17 (h)Besiktas 2-1 W
 
Nantes last 5 matches (most recent first):
29/04/17 (h)Lorient 1-0 W
22/04/17 (a)Caen 0-2 W
16/04/17 (h)Bordeaux 0-1 L
09/04/17 (a)Saint-Étienne 1-1 D
02/04/17 (h)Angers 2-1 W

Last time they met: Nantes 0-6 Lyon

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