Olympique Lyonnais host Nimes as both sides try to make up from their latest defats in Ligue 1. Predictions and odds for this Olympique Lyonnais versus Nimes match to be held behind closed doors at Groupama Stadium are available.
Lyon lost 2-1 at Montpellier the last time out following a 0-0 draw at Bordeaux as they slumped in form early in the 2020-21 season of the French top-tier football tournament.
After a huge 4-1 win at home over Dijon to start their campaign, Lyon suddenly are on a downward spiral
Rudi Garcia’s side, semifinalists in the Champions League the past season, are in 11th place with four points and surely, they want to improve on that position by getting the maximum points against Nimes.UNSUSTAINED MOMENTUM
The Crocodiles also failed to sustain the momentum of their huge 4-0 win at home over Brest in their opening game. They lost at Nantes in their next game 2-1 and went down again in theirlatest fixture 4-2 at home to Rennes.
Nimes have three points and are in 13th spot going into this visit to Lyon.
Lyon finished seventh in the league last season, whilst Nimes ended up 18th.
Striker Moussa Dembele is main man up front for Lyon. Dembele finished with a second-best 16 goals in the league the last season. He had 19 goals in all competition.
Forward Memphis Depay is also a threat to Nimes defenders. Depay netted nine league goals last season and scored 14 in all competitions.
Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes will also be a key cog for Lyon. He posted eight clean sheets the past term.
For Nimes, their best hopes to score are midfielder Romain Philippoteaux, striker Renaud Ripart, forward Kevin Denkey and midfielder Zinedine Ferhat.
In their last Ligue 1 showdown, Lyon won at Nimes 4-0, whilst in their last duel at Lyon, the hosts defeated Nimes 2-0.
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