Our prediction for this Coupe de France match:
All eyes will be on Parc Olympique Lyonnais when Lyon and Monaco face each other in the Coupe de France quarter-finals. Les Gones failed to impress in the previous round, with the team beating lower-league side Red Star after penalties, but given their attacking potential, we are positive that the hosts will find the net in Wednesday’s French Cup clash. Lyon boss Rudi Garcia can count on key players for the Coupe de France clash.
Les Rouges et Blancs, on the other hand, looked sharp in front of goal in the Ligue 1 win (3-0) over Bordeaux, and, taking everything into account, we believe that there is a big value in betting on both teams to score. The likes of Diatta, Matazo, Matsima, and Millot have been tested positive for coronavirus, while Geubbels and Fabregas are sidelined with injuries. In their last meeting in the Ligue 1 Lyon crushed Monaco 4-1.
Highlighted Player (Memphis Depay):
Memphis Depay is a Dutch winger who started his professional career at PSV Eindhoven. During the 2014/2015 Eredivisie campaign the pacey footballer was on Manchester United’s radar and on June 12, 2015 the Premier League club confirmed the signing of the Dutchman. Many people expected that he would impress in the 2015/2016 Premier League season, but the former PSV ace played below expectations for the Red Devils, scoring only two goals (one assist) during the season.
After playing only for league games for Man Utd in the 2016/2017 season, Memphis Depay was sold to Olympique Lyon on January 20, 2017. Depay signed a four-and-a-half year deal with les Gones for a fee of around £16 million. The Dutch winger was producing fine performances for Lyon in the 2016/2017 season; he scored five goals for the club, while providing eight assists for his teammates.
Memphis Depay made his senior debut for Netherlands on October 15, 2013 in a 2-0 win over Turkey. Depay did well to win the 2011 European Championship with Netherlands U17 team.
Highlighted Team (Monaco):
Though based in Monaco, Les Rouges et Blances – as they are commonly referred to – play their games in the French football league system. Members of the top tier Ligue 1, Monaco play their home matches at the Stade Louis II in Fontvieille in front of 18,500 people. The Principality club boasts a turbulent history, which saw Monaco reach the highest heights of both domestic and international scene, but also get relegated to the amateur leagues at the very beginnings and to Ligue 2 in 2010-11 season.
The following year AS Monaco were acquired by the Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev, whose heavy investments turned the Principality club into one of the biggest spenders in Europe in 2013 and reestablishing its place among Europe’s top clubs.
AS Monaco have had notable European results in the modern football era having been runners-up in the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup in 1992 and the UEFA Champions League in 2004. One of the most successful clubs in France AS Monaco have so far won seven league titles and five Coupe de France trophies.