Olympique Lyon vs Paris Saint-Germain / Ligue 1 – This is currently the strongest derby of the French championship although before the 23rd round Lyon occupies mere third place while PSG is alone at the top. The difference between them is huge 16 points, and on top of it PSG has played two matches fewer, so it can play without any imperative. PSG was shockingly eliminated from the League Cup but after that it won four times in a row, while Lyon has five-game unbeaten streak. PSG won their match played in Paris in the first part of season by sound 5-0.
Olympique Lyon vs Paris Saint-Germain begins 03.02.2019 at 21:00 CET
Lyon occupies the third place in the table and it is not bad result but they want to end up at the second place since it is clear that they are not going to win the title. Lyon doesn’t lose often this season but there are too many draws, which is why it is so far behind from PSG. They were unexpectedly eliminated from the League Cup, while in the league they have six-game unbeaten streak. Lyon had defeated Amiens firstly in the Cup and then in the league, both times away. Now, defender Marcal is back in the team.
Probable lineups Olympique Lyon: A. Lopes – Denayer, Marcelo, Marcal – Dubois, Ndombele, Aouar, Mendy – Fekir – Depay, Dembele
This is a calm season for PSG in the Ligue 1. It is already clear that the team will defend the title. No one breathe down their neck, and it would be very difficult since they have never lost so far. PSG aims to win the title in the Cup too, and the only unforeseen thing so far was elimination from the League Cup, but that is anyway the lease appreciated competition. They revenged to Guingamp, which was responsible for their elimination, in the league with victory of even 9-0. PSG is focused now on the Champions League. They will face Lyon without Neymar, Verratti and Rabiot, and they brought Paredes this winter.
Probable lineups PSG: Areola – Meunier, Marquinhos, T. Silva, Kurzawa – Paredes, Draxler, D. Alves – Mbappe, Cavani, di Maria
Olympique Lyon vs Paris Saint-Germain PICK
Lyon will be maximally motivated in this match as it needs points and it is always nice to defeat PSG. The guests have no worries and even if they lose it wouldn’t be hurt them much. We believe that the home team can surprise and at least drew the derby.
Pick: Asian handicap +0.5 Olympique Lyon
Odds: 2.00 at bet365 (down to 1.90 can be played)
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