Angers vs Lyon Match Prediction: August 15, 2021
August 15, 2021 2:00 pm
The Angers vs Lyon match is expected to be a tight matchup on Sunday, August 15. Angers are coming off of a win against Strasbourg, and they will need to fight hard to take points from their direct rivals in the France Ligue 1. Angers have a poor record against Lyon in their head-to-head encounters. Of the 9 games played between the two teams, Angers have managed to win only 1, whereas Lyon have won 6 games. 2 games have resulted in a draw. Nevertheless, given the current form of Angers, the upcoming game could go either way but we expect it to be an exciting one.
As a football fan and a betting enthusiast, we know how important this match is going to be for you. That’s why 4rabet.com has created this post where we will discuss the France Ligue 1 match prediction between the two counterparts.
Match Predictions and Betting Odds
While many say that Angers vs Lyon is a 50-50 matchup, Lyon have better betting odds and are expected to win this match with relative ease given their recent form in France Ligue.
Angers vs Lyon Head-to-Head Stats
|Last Game Stat||Lyon 6 – 0 Angers|
Form in France Ligue 1
|Lost 0-1 vs Monaco (25 April 2021)||Lost 2-3 vs Lille (25 April 2021)|
|Lost 0-2 vs Lorient (2 May 2021)||Won 3-2 vs Monaco (2 May 2021)|
|Won 3-0 vs Dijon (9 May 2021)||Won 4-1 vs Lorient (8 May 2021)|
|Lost 2-3 vs Marseille (16 May 2021)||Won 5-2 vs Nimes (16 May 2021)|
|Lost 1-2 vs Lille (23 May 2021)||Lost 2-3 vs Nice (23 May 2021)|
|Won 2-0 vs Strasbourg (8 August 2021)||Draw 1-1 vs Brest (7 August 2021)|
Predicted Lineups of Both Teams
- Angers (4-3-3):
Jimmy Cabot, Lois Diony, Sofiane Boufal, Angelo Fulgini, Ibrahim Amadou, Antonin Bobichon, Vincent Manceau, Ismael Traore, Romain Thomas, Souleyman Doumbia, Paul Bernardoni.
- Lyon (4-3-3):
Tinotenda Kadewere, Memphis Depay, Moussa Dembele, Houssem Aouar, Thiago Mendes, Maxence Caqueret, Leo Dubois, Marcelo, Jason Denayer, Melvin Bard, Anthony Lopes.
Currently, Lyon are placed fourth in the French Ligue 1 points table and Angers are 12th. The good news is that both teams have scored in five of the last six games. Thus, you can expect tough competition from both teams. However, many bettors and enthusiasts predict that lively Lyon can stretch their unbeaten run following their last season’s 6-0 home win. But when they take on their French counterpart at Stade Raymond Kopa, Angers, they can expect a fierce battle.
Overall, the Angers vs Lyon match prediction is 1-1, but we strongly recommend looking at the previous match stats of both teams for making an informed decision.
The Angers vs Lyon match is expected to be a close one this Sunday. Angers are coming off of a win against Strasbourg and will need to work hard to take points from their direct rivals in the France Ligue 1. Never forget to place your bets wisely!