Champions League Lyon vs Shakhtar Donetsk

Champions League Lyon vs Shakhtar Donetsk

After winning on Manchester City (2-1), Olympique Lyonnais have surely made the biggest blow of this first day of the Champions League. Now Bruno Genésio’s men can not afford to lose points against a direct competitor for qualifying for the next round. While the Rhone club welcomes Shakhtar Donetsk, Nabil Fékir teammates arrive in top form. Indeed, OL remain on a series of five games without defeat, including a crucial victory against OM in the league (4-2). If the draw conceded at home against Nantes this weekend (1-1) can tarnish the table, this Lyon team seems to transcend during major events. Faced with a team largely ahead of the Ukrainian championship but conceded a draw against Hoffenheim during the first day (2-2), OL could win in front of its audience.

Key points of the Lyon vs Shakhtar Donetsk prediction

OL have not lost since five games.

The club Rhone has established on the lawn of Manchester City (2-1).

Bruno Génésio’s men are always present at major events.

Shakhtar Donetsk could not do better than a draw against Hoffenheim on the first day (2-2).

OL can already take a step towards qualification in case of victory.

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On paper, this meeting promises to be tight. However, OL will try to take advantage of its victory in Manchester City to consolidate its leading position in this pool. In front of his public, the Rhone club will have the means to win against Shakhtar Donetsk.

Betting Prediction: Lyon wins
Odds: 1.78

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