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Valencia Lyon betting prediction


Betting suggestion:

Taking into consideration the technical superiority and the necessity to win this match, it's notable the Valencia's favouritism that will also count on the home factor. 
So, it's probable that Valencia will win this match and our bet will be the spanish victory. 
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Preview

Valencia and Olympique Lyonnais face at Estadio de Mestalla, in a match for this stage of the UEFA Champions League (Group Stage). The home advantage may play an important role in this match , since Valencia presents significant differences between home and away results.

Analysis Valencia

After 2 wins and 3 losses, the home team is currently in the 3rd position, with 6 points won. In the last match, they have lost (2‑0) in an away match against Zenit, after in the previous round they have lost (1‑0) in an away match against Gent. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 4 wins, 2 draws and 9 losses in away matches, with 16 goals scored and 21 conceded; against 7 wins, 6 draws and 2 losses at their stadium, with 23 goals scored and 13 conceded. In their last match, for the Primera División, they got a home tie against Barcelona by (1‑1). In the last 10 home matches Valencia has won 5, tied 4 and lost 1. They haven't been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 6 of the last 7 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 5 of the last 7 matches for this competition. In 15 matches, they have conceded the first goal 7 times and have only turned the score around in 1. there are 2 periods that stand out in the last 11 home matches for all competitions: they have suffered 3 of their 8 goals between minutes (46'‑60') and 3 of their 8 goals between (31'‑45').

Despite have come to this Group H as one of the favourites to the qualifying, Valencia haven't done a great path and need to win this last round and also wait that Gent fail to win the qualified Zenit, in Belgium. 
In contrast, the 3rd place is already reached, and in this match the coach Gary Neville will be for the first time in the Champions League, with some weaknesses. 
Ruben Vezo is suspended, and Barragán, André Gomes, Mustafi, Negredo, Piatti and Rodrigo are all injured. Javi Fuego is also with physical problems and in doubt to this match. 

Confirmed Lineup: Jaume Doménech, João Cancelo, Gayá, Shkodran Mustafi, Aymen Abdennour, Dani Parejo, Enzo Pérez, Danilo, Rodrigo De Paul, Paco Alcácer, Santi Mina.

Analysis Lyon

The away team is currently in the 4th position, with 1 point won, after 1 draw and 4 losses. In the penultimate round, they have lost a home match agaisnt Zenit by (0‑2). In the last round, they have lost a home match against Gent by (1‑2). This is a team that usually maintains its competitive level in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses in away matches, with 12 goals scored and 24 conceded; against 5 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses at their stadium, with 15 goals scored and 18 conceded. In their last match, for the Ligue 1, they got a home loss against Angers by (0‑2). Their last away match was for the Ligue 1 and ended in a draw by (0‑0) against Nantes. In the last 10 away matches Olympique Lyonnais has won 3, tied 4 and lost 3.

In this competition, they have a sequence of 4 losses in the last matches and they haven't won any of the last 5 matches. Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded at least one goal in each of the last 5 matches for this competition. In 15 matches, they have conceded the first goal 8 times and have never been able to turn the score around. In the last 13 away matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 5 of their 11 goals between minutes (76'‑90').

In a Group that opened good qualifying opportunities, Lyon have been the big deception, once that they have made a bad path and come to this important gameweek without any chances to reach the round of 16. To this match, the coach Hubert Fournier won't count on Jordan Ferri, that is suspended, neither the injured Rafael, Christophe Jallet, Samuel Umtiti, Aldo Kalulu, Nabil Fekir and Gueida Fofana. 
Despite this big list of absences, Bisevac, Malbranque and Maxime Gonalons are also in doubt to this match. 

Confirmed Lineup: Anthony Lopes, Rafael, H. Bedimo, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, Jérémy Morel, Maxime Gonalons, Corentin Tolisso, Clément Grenier, Darder, Alexandre Lacazette, Maxwel Cornet.

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Frequently asked questions

👉 Which is the recommended bet for the Valencia Olympique Lyonnais match?

The tip and bet suggestion for the Valencia vs Olympique Lyonnais match, on 9 December 2015, of the preview written by the editors of Betting Academy Malta, goes to: Valencia Win ⇒ odd 1.40 at betfair.

👉 In which stadium will the Valencia Olympique Lyonnais be played?

The Valencia vs Olympique Lyonnais on 9 December 2015 will be played at Valencia, Estadio de Mestalla.

 

UEFA Champions League - 2015/2016

  • 100% 217 / 217 Games

  • Home team wins 51.61%
  • Draws 21.2%
  • Away team wins 27.19%
  • Over 1.5 75.12%
  • Over 2.5 51.61%
  • Over 3.5 28.57%
  • Goals 584
  • Goals /match 2.69
  • Goals /match home 1.58
  • Goals /match away 1.12
  • Both teams score 47.93%
  • Goals after 80' 17.29%
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