Bastia – Lyon: 16th April 2017
Forced to collect points
Bastia has the status of “red lantern” of the first French league with only 28 points collected in 32 rounds. Thus, students Rui Almeida is in a more than delicate six stages before the end of the season in Ligue 1, and this is due, in large part, developments far from decent which made “Les Bleus” to record only SAESONAL six wins. Presenting the second worst offensive first stage football of France and being overtaken in the hierarchy of bands modest and Dijon, Caen and Nancy, Bastia needs continuity after the success of last round, even though Lyon is presented as one of the toughest opponent that he could meet in this final season.
A place (almost) assured
Olympique Lyonnais ranks 4th in Ligue 1 with 54 points collected in 32 stages. So guys Bruno Genesio will experience a shift at least interesting Sunday night against a team motivated to win, given that mental fatigue in the match against Besiktas and could have an impact decisively on the final result. “Les Gones’ have had a bumpy game Thursday night in the Europa League when bombs launched by Turkish supporters have led the French fans to invade the pitch to escape the danger. Despite a poor start, the Besiktas opened the score on “Parc Olympique Lyonnais”, the hosts had a superb comeback in the end game, when they turned the score in a span of just three minutes (’83, ’85) . Speaking strictly confrontation on “Stade Armand Cesari” is hard to believe that our guests will find the resources to get a definite success, despite its name opponent that you will meet.
In the last nine direct confrontation between the two teams, Lyon was won six times, Bastia other twice, while one match ended in a draw;
Lyonezilor last success of the “Stade Armand Cesari” dates from December 2013, from 3-1;
The tour, OL was required to limit home 2-1;
Bastia (4-2-3-1): Leca- Cioni, Djiku, Kaoutari, Bengtsson- Cahuzac, Mostefa- Coulibaly, Danic, Saint-Maximin- Crivelli
Absent: Squillaci Boulay, Marange (injured)
Ol. Lyon (4-3-3): Lopes- Jallet, Mammana, Diakhaby, Rybus- Ferri, Gonalons, Darder- Ghezzal, Fekir, Depay