LYN vs CMF Dream11: As the new season of the Ligue 1 rolls on, it will be Lyon that takes on Clermont Foot at the Parc Olympicque Lyonnais. It has been an underwhelming start in the league for Lyon. They drew 1-1 to Brest, which was followed up by a 3-0 defeat to Angers.
As for Clermont Foot, they are in at the 3rd spot with six points under their belts. It’s been an ideal beginning to the season for Cleromont Foot, as they are on the back of consecutive 2-0 wins over Bordeaux and Troyes. They will be keen on building further momentum, while, Lyon looks for a change in fortunes.
Date: August 22, Sunday
Kick-Off: 4:30 PM (IST)
Venue: Olympicque Lyonnais
Ligue 1 Table: Lyon are in at 17th, while, Clermont Foot are find themselves at 3rd.
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Clermont Foot: WW
Head to Head
The last time the two teams met was way back in 2005, as it as Clermont Foot that got the win.
Injury Report and Unavailability: Maxwel Cornet and Islam Slimani are ruled out due to suspensions. Marcelo, Houssem Aouar and Emerson are also unavailable.
Expected Changes and Strategy:
Lyon Starting XI (Likely)
Clermont Foot News
Injury Report and Unavailability: Saif Eddine Khaoui is unlikely to start here.
Expected Changes and Strategy: Desmas should be starting in at goal, while, Zedadka, Hountondji, Ogier and N’Simba could feature in at defence. Gastien and Samed are likely to partner along in central midfield. Dossou, Brethomier and Allevinah are expected to proivde the service to Mohamed Bayo up top.
Clermont Foot Starting XI (Likely)
Fantasy Football Tips
Mohamed Bayo has kicked off in stellar manner for Clermont Foot. Bayo has three goals from the last two appearances for his side, while, having a pass accuracy of 77% in the process.
Karl Toko Ekambi can play a pivotal role in the final third region for Lyon. Ekambi has an assist, while, also having a pass accuracy of 86% from the last two games.
Jodel Dossu has done well in the midfield region for Clermont Foot. Dossu has a goal, as well as a pass accuracy of 86% from the last two games for his side.
GK: A Desmas
DEF: Henrique, J Denayer, A Zedadka, C Hountondji
MID: L Paqueta, J Dossu, B Guimaraes, J Gastien
FOR: K T Ekambi, M Bayo
Lyon haven’t started off too well, while, Clermont Foot will the more confident side heading in with two consecutive wins. Clermont Foot have also managed to keep two clean sheets in the process. That being said, the LYN vs CMF Today Match Prediction odds are in favor of Clermont Foot to get the win here.