As part of the last match of the year, Olympique Lyonnais will host Nantes this Wednesday at 9 p.m. At home, the Lyonnais will aim to grab first place.
On the occasion of the 17th day of Ligue 1, Olympique Lyonnais will participate in a great battle to grab first place in the company of the Losc and PSG. Between the three clubs, the pace is high with an average of 2 points taken per game.
Against Nantes, Rudi Garcia’s men hope to continue this high-speed train that started several matches. In the league, Lyon has obtained 6 victories over the last 7 meetings. In addition, the first and final defeat of the Lyonnais dates back to the confrontation against Montpellier (2-1), on September 15.
Against Nantes, OL play the leading role without Dembélé
This Wednesday evening, only a Lyonnais will be missing. Indeed, the striker Moussa Dembélé will not be present because of an injury to his arm. Despite this absence, the offensive armada is complete with the trio Kadewere-Depay-Ekambi. In the middle of the field, Thiago Mendes will make a comeback instead of Bruno Guimarães in the starting XI after his red card against PSG.
In the Nantes camp, interim coach Patrick Collet will have to do without the services of a few players … Perreira, Jean-Kevin Augustin and Anthony Limbombe are in the infirmary. In addition, Ludovic Blas and Fabio will not be in the game following their suspension. Fourteenth in Ligue 1, Nantes should soon be trained by Raymond Domenech.
The probable composition of Lyon : Lopes – Dubois, Marcelo, Denayer, Cornet – Paqueta, Mendes, Aouar – Kadewere, Depay (c), Toko Ekambi.
The probable composition of Nantes : Lafont – Corchia, Castelletto, Pallois (c), Traoré – Abeid, Girotto, Louza – Coco, Kolo Muani, Bamba