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Rangers vs Lyon Predictions & Tips - Lyon backed for victory in Scotland

  • Rangers vs Lyon Predictions for Thursday’s Europa League group match
  • This fixture is being played at 20:00 GMT at Ibrox
  • Lyon have won 4 of their last 5 away matches
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Ralph Staniforth 15 Sep 2021
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Rangers vs Lyon Predictions

Lyon have proven themselves to be very strong away from home while Rangers form has been suspect. My best bet for this fixture is a Lyon victory.
  • Rangers vs Lyon Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Rangers Form
  • Rangers Injuries & Team News
  • Lyon Form
  • Lyon Injuries & Team News
  • Rangers vs Lyon Live Stream FAQ

  • Rangers have lost 2 of their last 3 home matches (European competitions).
  • Lyon have won 4 of their last 5 away matches (Ligue 1).
  • Lyon have seen BTTS Yes in 8 of their last 10 away matches (all competitions).

Head to Head

Rangers and Lyon have only met twice, each winning once. They last met in 2007, a match which Lyon won 3-0 in Scotland.

Rangers Form

Rangers missed out on the UEFA Champions League after a 4-2 aggregate defeat in the qualifiers to Malmo. They reached the Europa League group stage by beating Alashkert 1-0 on aggregate over two legs.

The Gers beat Alashkert 1-0 before a 4-2 victory at Ross County in the Scottish Premiership. A 0-0 draw at Alashkert followed which secured Rangers a place in Europe. 

Rangers then defeated Celtic 1-0 in the Old Firm derby before beating St Johnstone 2-1 in their last match. Kemar Roofe and James Tavernier scored the goals.

Rangers Injuries & Team News

Steven Gerrard has a few injuries at centre-back. Filip Helander was stretchered off against St Johnstone. Connor Goldson could also be out because he is self-isolating.

Rangers are without defender Jack Simpson who was not registered for Europe. Calvin Bassey might have to deputise at the back due to the absentees.

Lyon Form

Lyon finished fourth last season to qualify for the Europa League. They lost 3-2 to Nice on the final day but fourth place had long been cemented.

This season began with a 1-1 draw against Brest and a poor 3-0 loss at Angers. A 3-3 draw against Clermont followed having conceded twice in the final 10 minutes at 3-1 up.

Lyon got back on track by winning 1-0 at Nantes and 3-1 against Strasbourg in their last match. Moussa Dembele, Jason Denayer and Lucas Paqueta scored the goals.

Lyon Injuries & Team News

Jerome Boateng could make his first start at centre-back. Lucas Paqueta scored off the bench in the last match and will be in the XI at number ten.

Coach Petr Bosz looks set to be without strikers Lenny Pintor and Tino Kadewere, defender Leo Dubois and midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide. Striker Moussa Dembele didn’t travel due to injury while Xherdan Shaqiri is unavailable due to not being fully vaccinated.

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Lyon's away form in Europe gives them the edge for me over a Rangers side yet to hit their straps. A 2-1 scoreline is tipped in favour of the French outfit.

Best Bet: Lyon Win Full Time Result $2.62 at Ladbrokes Australia - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: Lyon Win 2-1 Correct Score $10.00 at Neds - 1 Unit

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