Tuesday night, Lyon goes to the field of Montpellier on behalf of a game late for the 5th day of Ligue 1. Montpellier wants to go up the rankings while Lyon hopes to keep its leading position.
Montpellier vs Lyon Today’s Betting Prediction
Author of a good season last year at the end of which he ranked in 6th place, Montpellier is more bothered at the beginning of this new year. After a very average preparation (a win, a draw and three defeats), the Hérault were surprised by Rennes during the first day (0-1). Ten days ago, they could not maintain their lead on the Bordeaux field (1-1).
For its part, Lyon impresses at the beginning of the season. 3rd of the last championship and in great difficulties during their preparation during which they lost 4 matches out of 5, the Gones flew over their 2 meetings. Monaco face first (0-3) and against Angers (6-0) last Friday. With such results, Sylvinho’s men are at the top of the rankings.
The staff for Montpellier vs Lyon
Already deprived of his rookie Savanier, Montpellier must also do without a member of his defensive trident, Daniel Congré, who is suspended. On the other hand, titular playmaker Mollet is back after missing the whole start of the season.
Side Lyonnais side Marçal and Rafaël are both absent since the beginning of the season. With 3 goals scored each since the start of the season, Dembélé and Depay have been on fire since the start of the season.
Probable compositions for Montpellier vs Lyon:
Probable line-up of Montpellier: Rulli – Pedro Mendes, Hilton, Cozza – Souquet, Ferri, The Tallec, Ristic – Mollet – Laborde, Delort.
Probable line-up of Lyon: Lopes – Dubois, Andersen, Denayer, Koné – Tousart, Thiago Mendes, Aouar – Traore, Dembele, Depay.
Our Best Betting Prediction Explained Montpellier vs Lyon
Lyon is really on their feet since the beginning of this new exercise and has especially offered a quality of play still unmatched for the moment this season. Montpellier could well be the 3rd team to pay the costs.
Betting Prediction: Victory of Lyon