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Nice vs. Lyon 5/23/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Nice visits Lyon on 5/23/2021.

Nice clashes with Lyon in a Ligue 1 match. Nice with a record of 22.0-10.0-5.0 this season comes into this game with a 11.0-7.0-1.0 record on the road. Lyon is 22.0-10.0-5.0 this season and is 11.0-3.0-4.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Nice and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. Lyon came away with a well-earned victory in their previous match and now set their sights on Nice at their home pitch.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Lyon and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their last match, Lyon won and now turns their attention to Nice at home in friendly territory.

The Nice Roster

The Players to Watch for the Nice

Hassane Kamara DF

As a shooter, Hassane Kamara had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Hassane Kamara had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Hassane Kamara had 31 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Nice teammates, Hassane Kamara had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Hassane Kamara has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Hassane Kamara has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Amine Gouiri FW,MF

Amine Gouiri has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Amine Gouiri has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Amine Gouiri has 29 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Nice teammates, Amine Gouiri had 12 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Amine Gouiri has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Amine Gouiri has 4 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Jordan Lotomba DF

Jordan Lotomba has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jordan Lotomba had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Jordan Lotomba had 23 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jordan Lotomba has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jordan Lotomba has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jordan Lotomba has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Morgan Schneiderlin MF

Morgan Schneiderlin has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Morgan Schneiderlin has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Morgan Schneiderlin had 24 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Nice teammates, Morgan Schneiderlin had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Morgan Schneiderlin has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Morgan Schneiderlin has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Pierre Lees-Melou MF

As a shooter, Pierre Lees-Melou had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Pierre Lees-Melou has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Pierre Lees-Melou had 21 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Pierre Lees-Melou has 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Pierre Lees-Melou has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Pierre Lees-Melou has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Rony Lopes FW,MF

As a shooter, Rony Lopes had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Rony Lopes had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Rony Lopes had 19 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Nice teammates, Rony Lopes had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Rony Lopes has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rony Lopes has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Hicham Boudaoui MF,FW

As a shooter, Hicham Boudaoui had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Hicham Boudaoui has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Hicham Boudaoui had 18 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Nice teammates, Hicham Boudaoui had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Hicham Boudaoui has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Hicham Boudaoui has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Alexis Claude-Maurice MF,FW

As a shooter, Alexis Claude-Maurice had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Alexis Claude-Maurice had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Alexis Claude-Maurice had 21 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Alexis Claude-Maurice has 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Alexis Claude-Maurice has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Alexis Claude-Maurice has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

The Lyon Roster

The Players to Watch for the Lyon

Leo Dubois DF

As a shooter, Leo Dubois had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Leo Dubois has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Leo Dubois had 31 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Lyon teammates, Leo Dubois had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Leo Dubois has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Leo Dubois has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Marcelo DF

As a shooter, Marcelo had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Marcelo has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Marcelo has 31 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Lyon teammates, Marcelo had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Marcelo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Marcelo has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Karl Toko Ekambi FW

As a shooter, Karl Toko Ekambi had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Karl Toko Ekambi had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Karl Toko Ekambi has 30 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Lyon teammates, Karl Toko Ekambi had 12 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Karl Toko Ekambi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Karl Toko Ekambi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Memphis Depay FW

As a shooter, Memphis Depay had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Memphis Depay had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Memphis Depay has 31 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Lyon teammates, Memphis Depay had 20 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Memphis Depay has 8 Yellow Cards this season. Memphis Depay has 8 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Jason Denayer DF

Jason Denayer has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Jason Denayer has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Jason Denayer has 28 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Lyon teammates, Jason Denayer had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jason Denayer has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jason Denayer has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Maxwel Cornet DF,FW

As a shooter, Maxwel Cornet had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Maxwel Cornet has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Maxwel Cornet has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Lyon teammates, Maxwel Cornet had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Maxwel Cornet has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Maxwel Cornet has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Lucas Paquetá MF

As a shooter, Lucas Paquetá had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Lucas Paquetá had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Lucas Paquetá had 24 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Lyon teammates, Lucas Paquetá had 9 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Lucas Paquetá has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Lucas Paquetá has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Tino Kadewere FW

Tino Kadewere has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Tino Kadewere has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Tino Kadewere has 22 goals scored this season. He is not a goal-scorer, but maybe one day he will! When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Lyon teammates, Tino Kadewere had 10 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Tino Kadewere has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Tino Kadewere has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Nice Team Stats

The Nice Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Nice was able to score 1.05 goals. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Nice was able to score 0.68 goals off assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Nice was able to score on 0.29 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Nice attempted 3.65 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Nice is able to get 35.0% of their shots to be on goal(target). Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Nice Defensive Stats and Metrics

Nice gave up 1.24 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. Nice goalkeepers fended off 4.35 shots per 90 minutes. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

Nice goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 72.7% of the time. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. Nice goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 24.3% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.







Nice Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Lyon had 13.59 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Lyon in the top 65 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Lyon has successfully intercepted 10.57 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Lyon in the top 77 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Lyon has committed 12.92 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Lyon is in the top 43 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Lyon drew 11.95 fouls. Lyon is in the top 63 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Lyon had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.7 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Lyon in the top 46 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Lyon Team Stats

The Lyon Offensive Stats and Metrics

Lyon scored 1.70 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Lyon was able to score 1.19 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Lyon was able to score on 0.29 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Lyon attempted 5.84 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Lyon is able to get 36.6% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Lyon Defensive Stats and Metrics

Lyon gave up 0.89 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.35 shots were saved by Lyon goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Lyon truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Lyon goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 71.8% of the time. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 29.7% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Lyon. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Lyon Utility Stats

Lyon tried 13.59 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Lyon is in the top 65 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Lyon has successfully intercepted 10.57 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Lyon in the top 77 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Lyon has committed 12.92 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Lyon in the top 43 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Lyon drew 11.95 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Lyon is in the top 63 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Lyon committed an offside 1.7 times. Lyon is in the top 46 percentile in offside calls against them.

Nice vs. Lyon Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Nice 3 Lyon 4

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