The fierce duel between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Olympique Lyon will be presented in week 29 of the French Ligue 1 season 2022/2023. This match will take place at the Parc des Princes on Sunday, April 2, 2023 at 2:45pm ET. You can watch live streaming of this match through the OTT Online service.
PSG is still firmly at the top of the standings by collecting 66 points from 28 matches. They are six points ahead of Marseille and Lens who just added 3 points after winning 1-0 over Lorient last night. Meanwhile, Lyon slumped in tenth place with only 41 points.
At the last meeting at the Groupama Stadium in September 2022, PSG narrowly won 1-0 thanks to Lionel Messi’s goal. La Pulga managed to break through the opponent’s defense and scored a quick goal in the 5th minute.
Messi admitted that he was happy to score a goal against Lyon in the last meeting at the Groupama Stadium. He hopes to repeat his good performance in tonight’s game.
On the other hand, Moussa Dembele, Lyon striker, said that he is ready to face the challenge against PSG. He admits that he is not afraid of big names like Messi or Mbappe. He also has the ambition to score against Donnarumma.
PSG certainly does not want to drop points at home. PSG manager, Christophe Galtier, emphasized that he wanted Les Parisiens to win and maintain a distance from their competitors. He also praised Lyon as one of the great teams that is growing from game to game.
Based on predictions from several soccer sites, PSG is more favored to win over Lyon. Viva Bola predicts a final score of 3-1 for PSG to win. Sportkeeda also predicts a 2-1 score on the grounds that PSG has better offensive and defensive strength than Lyon. Sportmole predicts a 2-0 score in favor of PSG on the grounds that they have a higher motivation to maintain top spot in the group.
Interesting Statistics and Facts
Based on the data we have summarized from the Soccerway website, PSG has the advantage in meeting Lyon, both in total and on a home and away basis. PSG won 31 of 69 matches, while Lyon won only 22 times. PSG also scores more goals (105) than Lyon (75), and concedes fewer (75) than Lyon (105).
On a home basis, PSG is very dominant by winning 22 wins from 34 matches, while Lyon only won 5 times from 34 matches. PSG scores an average of almost two goals per game at home (66/34), while Lyon only scores less than one goal per game away (26/34). PSG have also been very solid at the back with only 26 goals conceded at home, while Lyon have conceded 66 goals on the road.
On an away basis, PSG is still ahead by winning 9 out of 35 matches, while Lyon have only won 17 out of 35 matches. PSG score more goals away from home (39) than Lyon (49), and concede fewer (49) than Lyon (39). However, PSG’s goal difference away from home is only -10, while Lyon’s is -40.
Who will come out victorious in this exciting French League duel tonight? Watch the match and highlights via live streaming on the official platform. Here is the live streaming link: