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Bordeaux vs Lyon Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Bordeaux well placed to stop Lyon in Ligue 1

  • Bordeaux host Lyon in Ligue 1 on Friday night
  • Bordeaux are undefeated in 9 of their last 10 matches
  • Bordeaux have seen BTTS in 10 of their last 11 matches against Lyon
  • Lyon have transfers affecting their team with Memphis Depay close to joining Barcelona
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Bordeaux host Lyon at the Matmut Atlantique on Friday (Getty Images)
Eddy Tora 09 Sep 2020
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Bordeaux are in a great position to get a result against Lyon on Friday. The hosts are unbeaten in 9 of their last 10 in Ligue 1 matches with a close match expected at Stade Matmut-Atlantique.

Bordeaux Form

Bordeaux’s Ligue 1 season started with a 0-0 draw against Nantes. It was a decent result after midfielder Mehdi Zerkane was sent off in the 20th minute.

New manager Jean-Louis Gasset switched to a 4-2-3-1 formation and got a 2-0 win in Angers. Josh Maja and Toma Basic scored inside the opening 27 minutes.

Bordeaux Team News

Attacking midfielder Yacine Adli is injured and Mehdi Zerkane remains suspended after being sent off against Nantes. Brazilian centre-back Pablo is back in training but doubtful to feature.

Lyon Form

Olympique Lyon took PSG all the way in the French League Cup final, the match 0-0 before they lost in a penalty shootout. Rudi Garcia’s side lost 2-1 at Juventus in the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg but advanced on away goals.

The French club were unfancied against Man City in the quarter-finals but came away with a 3-1 win. Maxwel Cornet opened the scoring with substitute Moussa Dembele bagging a brace. 

Lyon met Bayern Munich in the semi-finals which was a step too far, the German club winning 3-0. 

Lyon began the new Ligue 1 campaign with a 4-1 win against Dijon. They fell behind but responded through a Memphis Depay hat-trick and an own goal.

Lyon Team News

Centre-back Marçal was sold to Wolves. Midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide announced his desire to leave during the international break and may not feature again.

Lyon are dealing with Barcelona's interest in Memphis Depay with personal terms reportedly agreed.

Midfielder Houssem Aouar returned to training and will start. Lyon left-back Youssouf Kone is injured.

Bordeaux vs Lyon Head to Head

Lyon have a 27-22 advantage against Bordeaux with 24 draws in 73 matches. Lyon have won their last two matches Bordeaux including a 2-1 win in this fixture in January.

Bordeaux vs Lyon Odds

Lyon are 2.05 favourites at betfair with Bordeaux priced at 4.00. A draw is available at 3.30 at bet365. 

Bordeaux vs Lyon Match Up

Bordeaux’s experienced central defensive partnership of Laurent Koscielny and Paul Baysse have kept two straight clean sheets. They are still adjusting to new manager Jean-Louis Gasset.

Lyon have issues off the pitch with players being sold, close to being sold or wanting to be sold. One of those is star player Memphis Depay, how will he potential absence hurt the team?

Bordeaux vs Lyon Stats

  • Bordeaux are undefeated in 9 of their last 10 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Bordeaux have drawn 6 of their last 9 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Bordeaux have seen BTTS in 10 of their last 11 matches against Lyon (Ligue 1).
  • Lyon have won their last 2 away matches against Bordeaux (Ligue 1).
  • Lyon have won 3 of their last 4 matches (Ligue 1).

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Where is Bordeaux vs Lyon being played?

Bordeaux vs Lyon is being played at Stade Matmut-Atlantique in Bordeaux, France.

When is Bordeaux vs Lyon being played?

Bordeaux vs Lyon is being played at 20:00 BST on Friday 11 September 2020.

What competition are Bordeaux vs Lyon playing in?

Bordeaux vs Lyon are playing in Ligue 1.



Bordeaux have been hard to beat on the back of a strong defence. Lyon have issues off the pitch and might be content with a draw.

Best Bet: BTTS Yes BTTS @-105.26 at BetMGM - 4 Units
Value Bet: Draw Full Time Result @230 at bet365 Sport NJ - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @550 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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