Villarreal vs Lyon Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Another interesting match awaits the football fans as Villarreal will host Lyon at the Estadio de la Cerámica. This is a game between some of the best teams from Spain and France. A match like this is bound to provide lots of excitement, and betting opportunities for everyone. If it turns out to be anything like the last one we are in for a lot of goals.
Lyon have had bad results in the recent weeks as they have lost three of the previous four games in all competitions, and this win was just what they needed. Although it looked like they were in for a close game, their quality came on top and resulted in a big win. The French side have played a total of 30 games against Spanish clubs. Their overall record is ten wins, eight draws, and thirteen losses.
Villarreal have secured their appearance in the knockout stage after dominating the Group A. Villarreal are not that experienced when it comes to facing clubs from France and that might have been the deciding factor in the previous clash and the cause of the loss and their laid-back approach at the end of the game. With that loss, they ended their seven-game unbeaten streak in European away games.
The final result of the last week’s match was 3-1 for the home side. The game started slow but the second half made up for it. All of the four goals that we’ve seen were scored in the second half. At the start of it, Ndombele and Fekir scored a goal each. Just fourteen minutes later Fournals scored for Villarreal and made the game much more interesting. In the seventy-third minute, Depay was brought in and it turned out to be a great decision as he scored just ten minutes after coming on to the pitch. With his goal, the final result was set, and Villarreal’s hopes of a comeback were shattered.
Villarreal have several missing players for this game. Andrés Fernández, Rúben Semedo, Bruno Soriano, Nicola Sansone and Ramiro Guerra are injured and they can't play on this match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
On the other side Lyon do not have injury concerns before this game. Marcal is suspended and he can't play on Thursday night. All other players are available to play and they will play aggressive football from the first minute.
Possible starting lineups
Villarreal: Asenjo; Costa, Ruiz, Gonzalez, Gaspar; Trigueros, Rodri, Raba; Fornals; Cheryshev, Bacca
Lyon: Lopes; Tete, Marcelo, Morel, Mendy; Tousart, NDombele; Traore, Fekir, Aouar; Mariano
Villarreal vs Lyon Prediction
Another one very interesting and exciting football game is expecting and you shouldn't miss to bet on. Villarreal are highly motivated for this game and they have nothing to lose. It is must win game for them and they will play offensive football from the first minute. They have a truly hard job on Thursday night, they need to score at least two goals more. On the other side Lyon have big advantage before the match and they will play very cautious. their main objective for this match will be fast counterattacks and all expect from them to score.
Our prediction and betting tips for the match Villarreal vs Lyon Prediction: Both teams to score. We expect from both sides to score but don't expect to see a winner. So our second betting pick for the match is Draw. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.