Lyon vs Saint-Etienne Intro
With the Ligue 1 season starting to take shape, both Lyon and Saint-Etienne will be looking for a win when they meet at Groupama Stadium. The home side have endured a poor season, but Saint-Etienne are deep in trouble as they head into this one. Kick off is on Friday January 21, 2022 at 8:00 PM.
Pascal Dupraz will want to reconsider his decisions, as his team comes into matchweek 22 at the very bottom of the Ligue 1 table, taking just 12 points. They face Peter Bosz’s side in the 11th place in the table on 28 points. There’s a decent gap between Lyon and Saint-Etienne in the Ligue 1 table – the two teams are divided by 16 points and 9 places.
Lyon vs Saint-Etienne Form
Lyon remain undefeated thanks to a win over Troyes that makes it 7 points from a possible 15. In the meantime, Saint-Etienne have failed to earn a point in any of the last five matches, following their most recent loss to Lens. Last 5 games at played at home show that Lyon have a fairly average points haul, taking 8 from 15. Saint-Etienne needs to start winning a few games away from home as they have only picked up 4 points in 5 guesting matches.
Lyon vs Saint-Etienne H2H
The players of Lyon and Saint-Etienne will know each other very well – as this is the 41th time these two clubs have met With only 6 games won in the entire history of this fixture, Saint-Etienne has a lot of catching up when it comes to the H2H record. Lyon – on the other hand – has tasted victory no less than 24 times. While Lyon has held the advantage in this matchup historically, they also have the advantage of 3 victories in the last six meetings with Saint-Etienne.
Lyon vs Saint-Etienne Analysis
Lyon won its previous game. Peter Bosz’s men were facing Troyes in that game. At the end of the game, the final result was 1-0. On Friday January 21, 2022, they will face Saint-Etienne. Stats against Troyes, shows that Lyon had 62% of ball possession. In terms of shots on goal, Lyon struck a total of 19 shots in attack while in defence conceding 5 shots to Troyes. Meanwhile, Saint-Etienne lost its previous game. Pascal Dupraz’s team played Lens. The fulltime scoreline for that match was 1-2. Against Lens, Saint-Etienne had a ball possession of 40%. In front of goal, Saint-Etienne delivered 13 shots on goal while down back giving up a total of 14 shots to their opponents Lens.
Lyon vs Saint-Etienne Odds
As far as the betting odds go, the bookmakers’ favourite is Lyon.