Lyon are again in motion in Division 1 Female this week following the conclusion of the November worldwide break, seeking to strengthen the grip on the early title race with Paris Saint-Germain and bounce again from a disappointing goal-less draw in opposition to Guingamp of their final recreation.
They’ve gained six of their seven league outings in any other case, which has a minimum of supplied some aid from a surprisingly poor Champions League marketing campaign.
This a possibility to get again to what they know finest…
When is kick off? Sunday 20 November, 15:00 (GMT)
The place is the match being performed? Stade Gerard Houllier
TV channel/stay stream? Sky Sports activities Soccer (UK)
What time does protection begin? 14:55 (GMT)
Lyon have numerous gamers coming again off worldwide responsibility, together with Lindsey Horan all the best way from america and Christiane Endler travelling from Chile.
Ada Hegerberg hasn’t performed because the September worldwide break, whereas Eugenie Le Sommer, Griedge Mbock, Sara Dabritz, Selma Bacha, Delphine Cascarino and Damaris Egurrola have all been sidelined by harm in current weeks.
Dzsenifer Marozsan, Catarina Macario and Ellie Carpenter are long-term absentees with ACL accidents.
You possibly can have all of the depth on the earth, however the variety of accidents Lyon have needed to deal with this season has taken a toll. They have not crushed anybody since a 4-1 victory over Reims of their opening league recreation and have unusually gained by only a single aim on a few events.
Over the previous month, they’ve additionally gained simply one in all their final 4 video games in all competitions, a run that features the shock 5-1 Champions League thrashing by the hands of Arsenal.
The good selection continues to be Lyon, however Le Havre are are a prime half workforce and clearly no pushovers.
Prediction: Lyon 2-1 Le Havre