Olympique Lyon vs Clermont Foot Betting Tips and Prediction 1st Jan 2023. Round 17 of the French Ligue 1 will feature a match betweenand Clermont Foot on Sunday (January 1). The team led by Pascal Gastien will try to break their dismal streak at the Groupama Stadium. In their first game back in Ligue 1, Lyon destroyed Stade Brestois 4-2 on the road on Wednesday.
Prior to that, Laurent Blanc’s team had a respectable run of success in their five friendlies played during the 2022 FIFA World Cup break, winning two and drawing one. Lyon is now eighth in the standings with 24 points from 16 games, six points behind AS Monaco for the final Conference League qualification slot.
Clermont, however, is still having trouble as they lost to LOSC Lille 2-0 at home. With five losses and four draws in their past nine games in all competitions, they have officially gone winless. Clermont has 19 points after 16 games and is ranked 11th in Ligue 1.
Olympique Lyon vs Clermont Foot – Important Points:
With two games ending in draws, this will be the fourth encounter between the two teams. At the Stade Gabriel Montpied, Lyon prevailed 2-1 in their most recent meeting in May. In their eight league home games, Lyon is unblemished except for one victory and two draws. Since a 2-1 victory over AJ Auxerre in October, Clermont has gone winless in nine games across all competitions.
Olympique Lyon vs Clermont Foot – The Prediction:
Lyon will enter the new year with a lot of confidence after kicking off their Ligue 1 campaign with an easy victory. The Clermont team is out of sorts when Blanc’s team takes against them, and they should easily win.
Olympique Lyon 2-0 Clermont Foot
Olympique Lyon vs Clermont Foot – The Tip:
1: Results: Lyon
2: Both teams will score: No
3: Total Goals under 2 goals: Yes
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