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LIGUE 1: Olympique Lyonnais (OL Lyon)

Bordeaux vs Lyon 

The earliest match of the third round saw Bordeaux meet Lyon as a guest at Stade Matmut Atlantique on Friday. A quick look at their previous head-to-head meetings since August 19, 2017 tells us that Bordeaux has won 1 to 2 wins for Lyon plus 3 draws. There are also a lot of goals in those matches, with 22 goals and an average of 3.67 goals per game.

Bordeaux will be looking for a repeat of the Ligue 1 2-0 win over Angers SCO and in that match, Girondins de Bordeaux had 44% possession and 7 shots on target in all 7 shots. On the Girondins de Bordeaux side, the goals were scored by Josh Maja (25 ') and Toma Bašić (27') and they left Angers SCO with only 2 shots on target .. In the last 6 matches, Jean's Girondins de Bordeaux -Louis Gasset has breached the opponent's net 9 times, resulting in an average number of goals per game is 1.5. Bordeaux have not won against Olympique Lyonnais in their previous 4 matches and have not been beaten in their last 4 matches at home and have not won at home in the last 6 matches, fans their graves are not happy.

Lyon entered this match after a 4-1 victory in Ligue 1 with Dijon appearing in their last match. In that match, Lyon controlled the ball 64% and 27 goals, including 12 hits. The only player to score for Lyon was Memphis Depay (39 ', 45', 66 '). Dijon FCO has had 6 shots on target, of which 2 times. Aurélien Scheidler (14 ') and Wesley Lautoa (45' own goals) scored for Dijon. The numbers tell their own story, and Lyon has been netted in 5 of the last 6 games, as their opponents scored 8 goals in all. In defense, Lyon seems a bit weak. Still, it remains to be seen whether such trend will sustain in this next game. Entering this match, Lyon is still unbeaten against Girondins de Bordeaux when they have played away from home in their last 2 league matches.