Red Star vs. Lyon: Lyon will prevail over Red Star

Red Star vs. Lyon: French Cup match forecast (April 8, 2021)


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08/04/21 19:00 CET


Tournament France, French Cup
Place Stade de Paris (Saint-Ouen)
Red Star vs. Lyon football meeting of French Cup on April 8

"Red Star" will play at home with "Lyon" in the 1/8 finals of the French Cup. The match will take place on April 8.

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The once-powerful club is now playing in the third league. And at the current moment "Red Star" take 6th place. "Red Star" are fighting for promotion. But now the team is 2 points behind the 3rd place having a game in reserve.

In the previous round of the French Cup, the team had already created a sensation. The strong "Lance" was beaten (3:2), and the victory was literally snatched out in the end. By the way, 21 years ago the draw brought the team against "Lyon" at the same cup stage. Then the representative of Ligue 1 turned out to be stronger (1:2).

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In the last round of the French championship, "Lyon" lost points. On the road, Rudi Garcia's team played a peaceful match with "Lance" (1:1). And before that, they lost to PSG at home (2:4) in the most unexpected way. So instead of taking the lead, Garcia's team is only ranked 4th in Ligue 1.

"Lyon" are 5 points behind the leader of the championship "Lille". In general, the team still has chances for a champion title. Of course, "Lyon" set the maximum goals for the French Cup. Moreover, in the last round, the team showed their real strength, beating "Sochaux" (5:2).

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  • "Lyon" have won one out of their last five league matches.
  • These two teams met in the French Cup back in 2000 where "Lyon" defeated "Red Star" with a score of 2:1.

Our Prediction

"Red Star" have already jumped over their head, and the team simply does not have enough strength for one more attempt.

Guests in recent matches don’t please with the results, but Garcia's team still is simply obliged to pass the representative of the third division. The difference in the class of opponents will be a decisive factor in the success of the guests.

Our bet is a handicap (-1.5 of "Lyon" with odds of 1.83 on 1xbet

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