Lyon vs Strasbourg French Cup Quarter-Final

Lyon vs. Strasbourg Coupe de France – Preview, Prediction and Lineups 27/02/2024

Lyon vs. Strasbourg Coupe de France Match Analysis

The stage is set for an exciting French Cup quarter-final match between Lyon and Strasbourg at the “Parc Olympique Lyonnais”.

Both teams have had contrasting fortunes in recent matches, making this an intriguing encounter.

Match Preview

Lyon has recently displayed excellent form, despite the uncertainties surrounding their performance in the autumn season.

Presently, Lyon occupies the tenth position in the French Ligue 1 table, amassing 28 points from 23 matches.

They are eight points behind the European qualification zone and 11 points behind the third position.

In their last league match, Pierre Sagna’s team secured a 2-1 victory against Metz.

This win marked Lyon’s fourth consecutive league victory.

In the French Cup, Lyon progressed past Pontarlier, Bergerac, and Lille.

In contrast, Strasbourg has been disappointing their fans in recent matches.

In the last round, “Le Racing” suffered a 0-3 home defeat to Brest, marking their fourth consecutive loss in Ligue 1.

Consequently, Patrick Vieira’s team dropped from 9th to 12th place, holding only a three-point advantage over the relegation zone.

The “Le Racing” defeated Avranches, Clermont, and Le Havre in the previous rounds in the French Cup,

Away from home, Patrick Vieira’s team has not been impressive and is one of the weakest in Ligue 1.

In 11 away matches, RCS managed only two wins and lost five.

Prediction: Lyon 2-0 Strasbourg

These teams are heading in opposite directions, and we have more confidence in Lyon’s experience and quality than Strasbourg, who might be relatively unfamiliar with a pressure situation like this.

  • Prediction: Lyon to win

Possible Lineups

Lyon: (4-1-4-1)


Kumbedi, O’Brien, Lovren, Tagliafico;


Cherki, Mangala, Akoukou, Fofana;


Strasbourg: (4-3-3)


Guilbert, Perrin, Sylla, Delaine;

Mwanga, Sissoko, Diarra;

Bakwa, Emegha, Gameiro

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