The round of 16 of the competition is set to be underway

Lyon will face Lille for their second fixture of the season at the Groupama Stadium (Parc Olympique Lyonnais). The last encounter in October resulted in a win for the Lyon by a goal. However, this is a Coupe de France contest in the Round of 16. Olympique Lyonnais will play Lille OSC in the Coupe de France. Both teams are in decent form and want to win this critical encounter.

Lyon have lost just 1 of their last 5 games, while Lille have a similar form and played well defensively. This match will be a true test for both teams and a chance for fans to see some of the top French football talent.


Wednesday, 08-02-2023; 5:15 pm GMT, 10:45 pm IST

Olympique Lyonnais form (all competition): L-W-W-D-W

Lille OSC form (all competition): W-W-L-D-W

Players to Watch


Alexandre Lacazette

The French striker is one of the best players for Lyon this season. The former Arsenal striker has scored 13 goals and 4 assists in 22 games this season for the French Club. Lacazette is recognised for his technique, off-the-ball movement, and accurate finishing. He can play centre forward or second striker and excels at making runs behind the defence and finishing chances in the area. Lacazette also holds up the ball to create chances for teammates. He can score and playmaker because to his vision and passing. Lacazette’s intelligence, mobility, and clinical finishing make him a valued player.

Lille OSC

Jonathan Bamba

The whole team relies on Bamba since their main forward, David is out for a few weeks due to injury. The French footballer has scored 4 goals and 3 assists in 17 this season. The player is known for his solid runs from the wing as he is very fast with his dribbling skills. Bamba is a dangerous winger due to his speed, dribbling, and crossing. He is versatile, having played on both sides and as a central offensive midfielder. Bamba’s technical and attacking qualities have made Lille successful in recent seasons.

Match Facts

  • Both teams have lost just one game in their last 5 fixtures
  • Lyon have scored 9 goals in their last 5 games.
  • Lille have scored 10 goals in their last 5 games.

Injury and Team News

Lyon’s squad is fully fit without any injuries or suspensions. However, Adam Ounas is the only player injured in Lille’s squad who is expected to return at the end of the season.

Following the unexpected departure of goalkeeper Leo Jardim to join Vasco da Gama in his native Brazil, Lille moved quickly in the January transfer window to recruit Benoit Costil on a permanent contract from fellow Ligue 1 club Auxerre.

All five of OL’s under-20 players (Johann Lepenant, Bradley Barcola, Rayan Cherki, Castello Lukeba, and Malo Gusto) have contributed to at least one goal so far this season.

Head-to-Head record

Matches Played- 104




Predicted Lineup

Lille predicted lineup(4-3-3):

Chevalier; Fonte, Djalo, Ismaily, Diakite; Baleba, Gomes; Weah, Cabella, Bamba; David

Lyon predicted lineup (4-3-3):

A. Lopes; Gusto, Diomande, Lovren, Tagliafico; Mendes, Lepenant, Caqueret; Tolisso; Lacazette, Dembele

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Match Prediction

The ideal way to end up this  Wednesday’s Coupe de France action is with an intriguing matchup between two teams with the Golden touch, and goals should be expected between these two productive teams.

Prediction: Lyon 3-2 Lille


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