Lyon vs Zenit St. Petersburg
Date: Tuesday, 17 September 2019
Kick-off is 17:55 UK / 18:55 CET
Venue: Parc Olympique Lyonnais (Lyon).
Lyon bagged the next and last ticket to Europe out of Ligue 1 final year having come in third behind Lille using a three-point deficit. Even though the hosts failed to start their new national campaign on a really powerful note, it requires saying they have been struck with a sharp dip in shape and therefore are without a win in their past few matches at a running.
The squad’s latest battle on the street saw them salvage more than a stage on the street against Amiens, while at home, they had been forced to share the spoils with Bordeaux.
Zenit will probably be making the trip to Lyon on the rear of a two-match winning series back in Russia. The reigning champions of the Super League are breathing down the neck of Krasnodar for the best place and are par with them on things at the moment too. But they also have experienced their first taste of defeat from the brand new year, and to make things worse it had been on a trip on the street.
Together with Lyon unbeaten in their past five competitive matches in this particular venue, the strain is going to be on the Russian costume as an opening defeat is surely at the reckoning for them in this one. Lyon vs Zenit St. Petersburg Head to head (h2h)
- aside from a friendly, both teams last met over two legs in this exact same contest which Zenit won 5-1 on aggregate.
- Their final clash here watched Lyon shed 2-0.
- Only among the past two encounters have showcased over 2.5 targets on the graphs.
- Both groups have located that the back of the internet together just once too.
Lyon vs Zenit St. Petersburg Prediction
A whole lot has changed because the teams last met in the entire year of 2015. The house team has been around a far more persuasive shape and their third-place complete last season is surely a testament to this as well.
What’s more, Lyon hasn’t confessed defeat in any of the home games at the new season and also have found the back of the net seven days in their past two clashes here. Additionally, it requires mentioning that the French outfit’s most important guy upfront Moussa Dembele is your joint-top goalscorer in the national league with five goals to his name.
Though Zenit happens to be exerting their excellence in their current fittings, it’s worth mentioning that their only loss so far came in a few of the trips. Taking into consideration the house record the hosts have at hand, anticipate Lyon to deprive the traffic of any issues on Tuesday.
Eight of the previous fourteen targets complete and four of the previous seven to get Sylvinho’s guys in the home have come from the introduction forty-five moments of this match. Considering they also have found the back of the internet from the first half of their past two matches in a row also, with means, anticipate Lyon to breach their competitors ahead of the rest. Lyon vs Zenit St. Petersburg Betting hints
- Full-time consequence: Lyon @ 1.70 (7/10)
- Lyon to score first half @ 1.80 (4/5).