Paris SG and Olympique Lyon will face each other on Parc des Princes in the Ligue 1 derby. Lyon have been struggling to live up to their expectations this season. Accordingly, Thomas Tuchel’s troops are supposed to be seen as hot favorites to win Sunday’s match. Lyon, on the other hand, produced a weak showdown in a goalless draw against Amiens at the weekend.
Parisians are eyeing their consecutive victory in all competitions. Even though Mbappe failed to score in the win against Les Canaris, the opposition defenders should keep having him at bay. Anyway, given Lyon’s current form, a routine home victory will be supposed in this clash.
For now, Paris SG have already recorded clean sheets in 90% (9) of their last ten L1 home victories. The last one was a 5-0 demolition of Montpellier.
Parisians have averaged 3.3 goals per-match in their last ten Ligue 1 home wins. In those Paris Saint-Germain won one half by a two-goal margin in all their recent four home league victories.
Olympique Lyonnais, on the other hand, boast good form across their last six Ligue 1 road trips (three wins, one draw, and two losses).
Each of Lyon’s last five L1 away losses witnessed them concede the decisive goal no earlier than the 31st-45th minute period.
Stat attack and Players to watch
Paris SG: The outstanding Kylian Mbappé has netted doubles in four of Paris SG’s last five league victories to yield a margin of 3+ goals.
Olympique Lyon: Lyon’s striker Karl Toko-Ekambi netted in Lyon’s last away match. In turn, his five latest strikes have come during games producing over 2.5 total goals.
The opposition has netted a first-half own-goal in each of Parisians’ last two Ligue 1 home matches. On the other hand, Olympique Lyon have equalized with the next game goal on the previous three occasions they have conceded first in an away league game ending 2-1 result.