Another among those hugely mismatched ties to the French Cup. Lyon could have been a significant competitor for the Ligue 1 title, or even to the existence of PSG, and they are giving Lille a great scare for its runner-up spot. With this following fixture, the group is pitted against a relegation-battling Caen. And as a cherry on top, the underdog is disabled with the off status.
Caen may not be too special about progressing since their potential from the Ligue 1 is currently in peril. They might need to manage their existential crisis, prior to going after bonus rounds.
Lyon has other wells too to draw inspiration from. After the Champions League Round of 16 fittings have been declared, pundits were dashing to compose the group’s obituaries, since the group had attracted none apart from Barcelona. Nevertheless, the very first legin France ended in a goalless draw, and as many proposed, the Spanish side has been lucky to escape without a surrendered aims.
Caen vs Lyon Head-to-head (h2h)
- Five of the past seven wins belong to Lyon.
- Seven of the past nine successes sided against the teams which hosted the tie.
- The previous four matches in this place saw house wins.
- Except for one decrease back in 2012, Lyon asserts a 100% unbeaten record in their property.
- Seven of the past ten experiences at this arena had the hosts scoring at least two goals.
Caen vs Lyon Prediction
Their various places in the league have been already enough indication as to who will advance. While Lyon is a powerful force in the bottom tier, their reverse number is four factors under the security line and is fighting to maintain their location in the league.
Together with the extra home benefit, which Lyon used to its utmost extent, in their Champions League tie against Barcelona, morale has to be sky-high. To limit a line-up comprising Lionel Messi, Ousmane Dembele, Luis Suarez, and Philippe Coutinho into a goalless draw deserve praises of the maximum honor. Such a Lyon group will not have any difficulty in addressing a bottom-dweller out of Ligue 1.
Furthermore, they’ve listed five of the previous seven h2h wins, also includes a 100% unbeaten record in the home, if just not to get one loss seven decades back. The benefit to the home side is farther evident from h2h stats together with seven of the previous nine wins moving to these squads.
And lastly, Lyon was unbeaten in 19 of the last 22 home twists, while Caen was winless in 12 of the last 14 road excursions.
The hosts have financing to get a win to nil, and they’ll deliver on it. Moreover, they won’t make things complex and render things to occur in the last phases. Their attacking character was satisfactorily in the screen in their final home game, and because the people don’t boast a backline which is made up of Gerard Pique or even a keeper such as Marc Andre Ter Stegenthey will certainly concede in the first half.
Caen vs Lyon Betting Tips
Lyon to Win to Nil @ 2.00 (1/1)
Over 0.5 First Half Goals by Lyon @ 1.50 (1/2).