Juventus vs Lyon: Preview and Prediction
Juventus vs Lyon
UEFA Champions League – Group H
Date: Wednesday, 2nd November, 2016,
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK,
Venue: Juventus Stadium, Turin.
Juventus have been enjoying a good run of form in this Champions League season, they are yet to lose a Champions League game this season. They will be welcoming French side Olympic Lyon to Turin on Wednesday night.
Juventus have won 2 of their 3 Champions games this season and drawn 1. They are currently top of the group H table with 7 points same point as Sevilla in the 2nd spot. A win in this game will qualify them for the round of 16 stage of the competition.
Olympic Lyon have endured a back to back defeat in their last 2 Champions League game. They are currently 3rd in the group table with 3 points to their name, only better than Dinamo Zagreb in the 4th spot.
Lyon haven’t been in the best of performance recently, having lost 3 of their last 5 games in all competitions. They will be hoping for a win in this game to keep their qualification hopes alive.
Juventus vs Olympic Lyon: Head to Head Statistics
Juventus have played 3 games against Lyon in the past and they are on a winning streak in the 3 games.
Juventus have been good against French opponents as they have won 15 of their 25 games in UEFA Competitions. They are also unbeaten at home against sides from Ligue 1 picking 8 wins from 10 meetings along with 2 draws.
Lyon have lost more games than they have won against an Italian team, they have lost 8 of their 19 games and won 7. On Italian soil, Lyon have won 4 games, drawn 1 and lost 4. team.
Juventus vs Olympic Lyon: Prediction
With the statistics above, Juventus are highly favored in this fixture. Furthermore, the Turin team have been unbeaten in their last 18 home games in Europe. They will be eager to maintain this record as Lyon comes to town.
Juventus vs Olympic Lyon: Betting Tips
Juventus to win first half at 1.74
Half time /Full time – Juve/Juve at 1.76.