Lyon is set to play Paris St Germain in a French Ligue one clash tonight at the Groupama Stadium as from 2200HRS (East African Time).
Paris St Germain are currently on top of the French Ligue One table with 12 points after playing 5 matches. Lyon are 9th with 8 points.
Paris St Germain beat Real Madrid 3-0 in the midweek UEFA Champions League clash at the Parc Des Princes. They are currently on a 4 game winning run in all competitions this season. Lyon drew with Zenit Stpetersburg 1-1 in their Champions League group fixture. PSG’s mid-week win could serve as a morale booster for their squad. Lyon could however make things difficult for the Ligue one defending Champions because they have one of the best squads in French Ligue One.
Olympique Lyon manager Sylvinho has received a huge boost following the return of Youssouf Kone and Thiago Mendes from suspension.
PSG’s Kylian Mbappe has returned from injury and could lead their attack alongside Neymar Jr and Angel Di Maria. Edison Cavani and Julian Draxler are expected to miss today’s clash due to injuries.
Other French Ligue One matches to be played today include:
Rennes vs Lille- 1600HRS (East African Time) Rhoazon Park Stadium
Angers vs Saint Etienne- 1800HRS (East African Time) Stade Raymond Kopa
- Inter Milan Outshine AC Milan in the Milan derby