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Lyon vs Benfica Prediction & Match Preview

Lyon vs Benfica
Champions League
Date: Tuesday, 5 November 2019
Kick-off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Parc Olympique Lyonnais (Lyon).

Parc Olympique Lyonnais will host a match between Lyon and Benfica in the fourth round of the group stage of the Champions League on Tuesday 05 November 2019.



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  • Olympique Lyonnais have endured a tough start to the season but they have managed to pick up back-to-back wins in Ligue 1.

  • Attention will now turn to Europe and an extremely tight Group G with all four teams separated by just three points at the halfway stage.

  • The French side have just the two players unavailable for this fixture with Fernando Marcal and Terrier both sidelined through injury.

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  • Benfica arrive in France knowing they cannot afford to lose but will be confident having won their last five in all competitions.

  • The Portugese side sit bottom of Group G but picked up their first win against their opponents in this game last time out.

  • Rafa Silva is a big loss for Benfica and Raul de Tomas also looks like missing out through injury in a further blow for crucial contest.


Lyon vs Benfica: Predicted Starting Lineups

Lyon vs Benfica Head-to-head (h2h)

Teams Lyon Benfica played so far 5 matches.
Lyon won 3 direct matches. Benfica won 2 matches. 0 matches ended in a draw. On average in direct matches both teams scored a 4.40 goals per Match.

Lyon vs Benfica Prediction

Lyon in actual season average scored 1.50 goals per match. In 6 (66.67%) matches played at home was total goals (team and opponent) Over 1.5 goals. In 3 (33.33%) matches in season 2019 played at home was total goals (team and opponent) Over 2.5 goals.

Benfica average scored 2.33 goals per match in season 2019. In 7 (77.78%) matches played away was total goals (team and opponent) Over 1.5 goals. In 6 (66.67%) matches played away team was total goals (team and opponent) Over 2.5 goals.

Lyon vs Benfica Standings