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
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Last time they met: Nantes 0-6 Lyon
Other fixtures taking place this week in France Ligue 1:
France Ligue 1 Table