19:05 GMT 28 September 2017
The Lyon vs. Atalanta match will be played on Thursday, September 28, at the Groupama Stadium, Lyon. This is the second round match of Europa League group E. Lyon is currently second on the table with one point, while Atalanta is first with three points at the moment.
This will be the first match between these teams.
Lyon is currently 7th on Ligue 1 table with 12 points after seven games. In Europa League first round match, they played only 1:1 against Apollon on Cyprus. They conceded a goal in the last moments of the game, and that fact might cost them a place in the knockout phase of the competition. Because of that, Lyon will have to win the match against Atalanta, or their chances to finish in the top two in the group will be slim.
Latest matches: Olympique Lyon
|23.09.2017||Ligu||Olympique Lyon||Dijon FCO||3:3||D|
|17.09.2017||Ligu||Paris St Germain||Olympique Lyon||2:0||L|
|14.09.2017||UEFA||Apollon Limassol FC||Olympique Lyon||1:1||D|
|10.09.2017||Ligu||Olympique Lyon||EA Guingamp||2:1||W|
|26.08.2017||Ligu||FC Nantes||Olympique Lyon||0:0||D|
Atalanta in currently 9th on Serie A table, with eight points after six matches. However, their Europa League campaign started superbly, with the convincing 3:0 win against Everton at home. They are now in a driving seat in this group, and a draw from the match against Lyon would give them great chances for qualifying for the knockout phase of the competition. Atalanta scored at least one goal in their last seven games in all competitions, which means they have a pretty good chance to record a positive result in France.
Latest matches: Atalanta Bergamasca
|24.09.2017||Seri||AC Fiorentina||Atalanta Bergamasca||1:1||D|
|20.09.2017||Seri||Atalanta Bergamasca||FC Crotone||5:1||W|
|17.09.2017||Seri||AC Chievo Verona||Atalanta Bergamasca||1:1||D|
|14.09.2017||UEFA||Atalanta Bergamasca||Everton FC||3:0||W|
|10.09.2017||Seri||Atalanta Bergamasca||US Sassuolo||2:1||W|
It is hard to predict the outcome of this match, but it seems that both teams will be able to score at least one goal.
28 September 2017 - 19:05 GMT
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