Montpellier and Olympique Lyonnais meet at Stade de la Mosson, in a match for the 3rd round of the Ligue 1. The head‑to‑head record at this stadium favours the away team, since in the last 7 head‑to‑heads they won 4, tied 2 and lost 1. Nevertheless, in the last head‑to‑head played at this stadium, for the Ligue 1, played on 22‑12‑2018, they tied (1‑1). R. Aguilar (81′ ) scored for Montpellier and N. Fekir (67′ ) for Olympique Lyonnais.
Montpellier VS Lyon
27 August 2019 – 18:00
Regular Season – Round 3
Analysis of Montpellier
Montpellier heads into this match after an away draw, by a ball, against Bordeaux. The home club usually plays in a 5-3-2 tactical system, favoring a more offensive style of play, attacking through the side aisles. In this drawing, the two most advanced men are usually Delort and Laborde. For this match the home coach should not be able to count on Mollet, Kaiboué, Sambia and Savanier for being injured.
Analysis of Olympique Lyonnais
Lyon enter this round motivated after a 6-0 home win against Angers: Aouar, Dembélé, Depay and Jean Lucas stamped the goals. The visiting club usually plays in a 4-3-3 tactical system, favoring a more offensive style of play, attacking through the side aisles. Lyon know they are going to have a relatively complicated match as their opponents are playing at home and need to reverse their momentum. For this match the away coach should not be able to count on Rafael and Fernando Marçal for being handed over to the medical department.