Lyon VS Villarreal ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )
Lyon VS Villarreal ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )

Lyon VS Villarreal ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )

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February 15, 2018 20:05 -
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PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Lyon vs Villarreal

Lyon and Villarreal are playing at Parc Olympique Lyonnais in a meeting for the Europa League (round of 32). There was only one direct confrontation in the last 3 years between these two teams, on 26-07-2015, which ended Villarreal’s win by (0-2). In this match the home factor could play an important role, since Lyon presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.

Lyon Team News

The home team arrive in this phase of the Europa League (round of 32), having finished the group stage in the second place of Group E with 11 points. This is a team that curiously shows more positive results than at home, since in the last 30 matches has recorded 11 victories and 4 defeats as a visitor, with 37 goals scored and 20 conceded, against 8 wins, 5 draws and 2 defeats at home , with 31 goals scored and 16 conceded. In the last game they played, for Ligue 1, lost with Rennes at home by (0-2). In the last 10 home games Lyon have won 6, 2 draws and 2 defeats. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 5 of the last 6 games in this competition. In his home games there is a tendency to score goals, as 26 of his last 27 games finished with over 1.5 goals and 20 of 27 finished with over 2.5 goals. In 15 games, he managed to turn the scoring in 2 of 6 games in which he suffered the first goal.

Lyon vs Villarreal Stats

This will be a game of great importance for the owners of the house, because they know that they need to achieve a good result so as not to be surprised in the house and end up complicating their situation for the game back away from home. The team will have to go on top of their opponents, but they will not be able to neglect themselves defensively, because they know the importance of not conceding goals in front of their fans. The coach should take to the field what is best at his disposal.

Villarreal Team News

The visiting team managed to gain access to this phase of the Europa League (round of 32) after first place in Group A with a total of 11 points. This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. In the last game that disputed, for the First Division, lost with the Alavés in house by (1-2). His last away game was for the Primera Division and ended with a 2-1 loss to Betis. In the last 10 games as a visitor Villarreal won 5, drew 2 and lost 3. In their games away there is a tendency towards few goals, since 16 of his last 33 matches ended with Less than 1,5 goals and 20 in 33 finished with Less than 2.5 goals. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 6 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard.

This should be a very complicated game for the visitors, since they will play against a very strong team in the house and that usually gives many difficulties to their opponents. The Villarreal team will need to be alert throughout the 90 minutes, to try not to make mistakes and seek at least a draw. The team captain is expected to take a team with more defensive posture to the field, as he knows that if he does not concede goals, he will get a good result for the game back.

Lyon vs Villarreal Predictions

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