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This PSG vs Lyon betting tips post covers our top 3 free tips of this game to be played at the Parc des Princes.
PSG vs Lyon Top Free Betting Tips
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PSG vs Lyon Match Preview and Insights
The matches between PSG and Lyon have become more prominent in the last few decades. The primary rivals for PSG have always been Marseille, but Lyon have emerged as a proper contender to this tag with their successes since 2000. Even though PSG have targeted the success of the Champions League, they regard Lyon to be formidable opposition on the domestic front. As a result, the games between PSG and Lyon tend to be spicy with a lot of commitment from both sets of players.
There have been more than 60 meetings between Paris St Germain and Lyon in the French Ligue 1. A remarkable number of those meetings have gone in favour of PSG when the match takes place at the Parc des Princes. The vast majority of home matches have been won comfortably by PSG. There have been more than 20 wins for the team from the French capital, while Lyon has had very few occasions where they have been successful at the Parc des Princes. The situation is a complete turnaround when the match is at the Groupama Stadium, where PSG have not been so dominant. The head-to-head advantage is clearly with PSG, who have had some big wins like the 5-0 score in 2018. PSG and Lyon have never met each other in European competition, as all their meetings have been largely in the Ligue 1 and Coupe de France.
PSG have been the leaders of French football for the last decade. Even though there have been fleeting occasions when teams like Marseille and Lyon have been in the top spot, the Arab money has truly made a difference to PSG. The club has a world-class player in almost every position and it is difficult to look past PSG when it comes to domestic matches. The true test of the capital outfit has come in the Champions League. PSG have been so dominant in the Ligue 1 that they have won the title in seven out of the last eight seasons.
Lyon have had a difficult 2019-20 campaign in which the club finished outside the top four places for the first time since the 2014-15 campaign. Rudi Garcia is an experienced coach in French football and he has to squad to get Lyon back in contention for the title alongside PSG. The 2020-21 season promises to be a major improvement for Lyon in the right direction. The club has sold many key players in the last few seasons, but additions like Karl Toko Ekambi have so far proven influential.
Top Betting Tips for PSG vs Lyon
Match result and correct score – PSG 3-0 win
PSG may have lost to the recent home match against Olympique Lyon by a narrow margin, but the team from the capital has had an astonishing record against Lyon in matches at the Parc des Princes. Lyon have ended up conceding nine goals in the previous two meetings before the narrow 1-0 win in December. PSG will be motivated by this defeat and it will not be long before that the supremacy is re-established once again. Despite being a very competitive match, the predictions would go with a 3-0 win for PSG. The free tips would back this selection at 10/1, which represents a payout of £110 with a stake of £10.
Both teams to score – no
Lyon have had little success when they have travelled to the Parc des Princes. Kadewere’s solitary goal was enough to give success in the December visit, but such occasions have been quite far and few between. Meanwhile, PSG have had several clean sheets against Lyon in recent meetings – in both Ligue 1 and cup competitions. Even though this fixture is quite competitive, this preview would back the chance of one of the teams failing to score. The selection is available at a price of 10/11, which would mean a return of £19.09 for a punter with a £10 stake.
Total goals over 2.5
The number of low scoring encounter is between PSG and Lyon at the Parc des Princes have only been a handful in the last decade. There is tremendous attacking potential at both ends given the world-class players in the ranks of PSG and Lyon. Such is the high-scoring nature of this fixture that it is clear within the free tips that there would be over 2.5 goals in this match. The selection is available at 9/10.