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Lyon vs Ajaccio Predictions & Tips - Lyon to start Ligue 1 with a comfortable win

05 Aug 2022
Eddy Tora 05 Aug 2022
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  • Lyon vs Ajaccio predictions for Friday’s Ligue 1 match
  • The game is being played at Groupama Stadium (20:00 BST)
  • Ajaccio return to Ligue 1 after a 9-year absence
  • Watch football online with bet365 live streaming
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Lyon have scored 17 goals in their last 4 home matches in Ligue 1 (Getty)

Lyon vs Ajaccio Predictions

Lyon have a far superior squad and should be too good for Ajaccio. I am backing Peter Bosz’s side to cover the -1 handicap in Ligue 1.
  • Lyon vs Ajaccio Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Lyon Form
  • Lyon Injuries & Team News
  • Ajaccio Form
  • Ajaccio Injuries & Team News
  • Lyon vs Ajaccio Live Stream FAQ

  • Lyon have won their last 4 home matches in Ligue 1, scoring 17 goals.
  • Lyon have won 7 of their last 8 home matches against Ajaccio.
  • Lyon have won by 2+ goals in their last 3 home matches against Ajaccio.
  • Ajaccio have lost 10 of their last 13 away matches (Ligue 1).

Head to Head

Lyon have a 12-3 advantage against Ajaccio with 3 draws in 3 matches.

Lyon Form

Lyon finished eighth in Ligue 1 last season, a disappointing result. They reached the Europa League quarter-finals, going down to West Ham.

Peter Bosz’s side have had an inconsistent pre-season, the latest game resulting in a 2-2 draw against Inter Milan.

Lyon Injuries & Team News

Midfield is an issue here with Maxence Caqueret, Jeff Reine-Adélaïde and Romain Faivre injured.

Left back Henrique is suspended and will be replaced by new signing Nicolás Tagliafico.

Lyon have strengthened the squad with Corentin Tolisso joining on a free transfr and Alexandre Lacazette returning to the club.

Ajaccio Form

Ajaccio are back in Ligue 1 after a nine year absence. They finished second in Ligue 2 last season, one point above Auxerre.

Olivier Pantaloni’s side went undefeated in their final 10 matches of the season.

Ajaccio have played four pre-season friendlies, failing to score in 1-0 defeats against Caen and Paris FC.

Ajaccio Injuries & Team News

Olivier Pantaloni has a full strength side available.

Lyon vs Ajaccio Live Stream FAQ

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Lyon are far stronger than Ajaccio and should be able to make it count at home. I am backing Peter Bosz’s side to cover the -1 handicap.

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