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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

Other fixtures taking place this week in France Ligue 1:

France Ligue 1 Table

# Team MP W D L F A G P
1 Paris Saint-Germain 17 14 2 1 51 13 +38 44
2 Olympique Lyonnais 17 10 5 2 42 19 +23 35
3 Monaco 17 11 2 4 40 18 +22 35
4 Olympique de Marseille 17 10 5 2 35 19 +16 35
5 Nantes 17 8 3 6 16 18 -2 27
6 Stade Rennais FC 17 7 4 6 22 20 +2 25
7 Montpellier Hérault SC 17 5 8 4 14 10 +4 23
8 OGC Nice 17 7 2 8 22 28 -6 23
9 Caen 17 7 2 8 11 18 -7 23
10 Guingamp 17 6 4 7 19 23 -4 22
11 Amiens SC 17 6 3 8 16 19 -3 21
12 Strasbourg 17 5 6 6 22 27 -5 21
13 Dijon 17 6 3 8 24 31 -7 21
14 Girondins de Bordeaux 17 5 5 7 22 26 -4 20
15 Saint-Étienne 17 5 5 7 17 27 -10 20
16 Toulouse 17 5 4 8 16 23 -7 19
17 ESTAC 17 5 3 9 18 24 -6 18
18 LOSC Lille Métropole 17 5 3 9 16 26 -10 18
19 Angers SCO 17 2 9 6 19 27 -8 15
20 Metz 17 1 2 14 7 33 -26 5

France Ligue 1 Results

December 10, 2017
Olympique de Marseille 3 - 0 Saint-Étienne
Nantes 1 - 2 OGC Nice
Amiens SC 1 - 2 Olympique Lyonnais
December 9, 2017
Guingamp 4 - 0 Dijon
Metz 1 - 1 Stade Rennais FC
Monaco 3 - 2 ESTAC
Toulouse 2 - 0 Caen
Angers SCO 1 - 1 Montpellier Hérault SC
Paris Saint-Germain 3 - 1 LOSC Lille Métropole
December 8, 2017
Girondins de Bordeaux 0 - 3 Strasbourg
December 3, 2017
Montpellier Hérault SC 1 - 1 Olympique de Marseille
Caen 1 - 2 Olympique Lyonnais
Saint-Étienne 1 - 1 Nantes
December 2, 2017
Monaco 1 - 0 Angers SCO
LOSC Lille Métropole 1 - 0 Toulouse
OGC Nice 3 - 1 Metz
Stade Rennais FC 2 - 0 Amiens SC
ESTAC 0 - 1 Guingamp
Strasbourg 2 - 1 Paris Saint-Germain
December 1, 2017
Dijon 3 - 2 Girondins de Bordeaux

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