Lyon host Stade Reims in a Ligue 1 tie at Parc Olympique Lyonnais on Friday night (Saturday IST). Lyon are sitting at the third spot on the France Ligue 1 standings are, with 50% win record. In the last outing, Lyon played a 1-1 draw away to Montpellier, although they created more goalscoring opportunities than the hosts and dispossessed the ball often from the opposition. Lyon would look at this game as an opportunity to secure second place on Ligue 1 points table.
Stade Reims, on the other hand, are sitting at ninth spot on the points table. Their last outing, against Caen at home, was a 2-2 draw. Reims created many goalscoring opportunities in the game and dominated possession. They would want to put up another such display here.
Head-to-head (last 6 meetings):
Lyon – 4, Stade Reims – 2
Recent Form (previous six Ligue 1 fixtures, recent last):
Lyon – W W D L W D
Stade Reims – W D L D W D
Kick-off: Saturday, 12 January, 01:15 AM IST
Lyon News: Nabil Fekir is fit again to feature although Amine Gouiri and Rafael are on the sidelines for Lyon. Jeremy Morel and Lucas Tousart are the doubtful starters.
Stade Reims Team News: Moussa Doumbia is out through an injury while Suk Hyun-Jun is doubtful and will be assessed ahead of the game.
Probable lineups for Lyon vs Stade Reims Ligue 1 fixture
LYN Playing 11: Lopes, Denayer, Marcelo, Marcal, Mendy, Aouar, NDombele, Dubois, Fekir, Traore, Terrier
REI Playing 11: Mendy, Foket, Engels, Abdelhamid, Konan, Chavalerin, Romao, Oudin, Cafaro, Ojo, Chavarria
Lyon hold a decent home record of 6-2-2, and it could well be a contest dominated by the home team. We reckon you pack your fantasy team with Lyon players.
Depay, Marcelo, Fekir and Aouar have been the top-performers for Lyon this season.
Top goal-scorer: Aouar (6), Most assists: Depay (7)
Abdelhamid, Konan and Chavalerin are top-3 performers for Reims this season.
Top goal-scorer: Cafaro (3), Most assists: Chavarria (3)
This LYN vs REI Dream11 prediction is based on news sourced from various sources. Kindly revisit before the deadline to get the final update of the LYN vs REI Dream11 Prediction.