NIC vs LYN: In ROund of 16 of French Coupe de France, the football teams of Nice and Lyon play against each other today in the field. The game will kick start at 1:25 AM IST on 31st January 2020. The venue of the match is at Allianz Riviera. Nice have won four times in seven games and their league position has improved as they sit 12th on the table.
Lyon is the 5th best team in Ligue 1 at the moment with a huge 20 points away from table leaders Paris Saint-Germain. In the last five games, Nice has won three games and drawn two games whereas Lyon has won all the five games. Hence in this match NIC vs LYN, it is predicted that Lyon will win against Nice.
NIC vs LYN Team News
For Nice, Youcef Atal is out of this game with an injury. Riza Durmisi also misses this game due to the lack of match fitness. But midfielder Hichem Boudaoui is expected to start.
Memphis Depay remains out injured and won’t feature here, while the likes of Leo Dubois, Youssouf Kone, Jeff Reine-Adelaide, Oumar Solet, and Anthony Lopes are out as well with their respective injury issues. In the last five head to head records between these two sides, Lyon has won three games while NIce has won two games.
NIC vs LYN Playing XI
Nice Playing 11: Walter Benitez (GK), N’Soki, Dante, Herelle, Burner, Ounas, Cyprien, Lees-Melou, Maurice, Ganago, Dolberg
Lyon Playing 11: Tatarusanu (GK), Cornet, Denayer, Marcelo, Tete, Cherki, Tousart, Aouar, Traore, Ekambi, Dembele