Lyon vs Chelsea Betting Odds, Predictions & Winning Tips (Women’s UEFA Champions League 2022/23, March 22)
Two of the biggest teams in women’s football begin their battle for a place in the semi-finals when Chelsea women travel to France on Wednesday. The Blues would be looking to exact revenge for their semi-finals exit at the hands of Lyon Women in 2019.
Lyon vs Chelsea (Women’s 2022/23 UEFA Champions League) Key Info
Lyon Women made it five wins in a row with the victory over FC Fleury as they maintained their lead over Paris Saint-Germain Women in the France Division 1 W title race. They would be looking to make their home advantage count when they host a familiar face in France.
Chelsea Women breezed past Reading FC Women to make it three consecutive wins in the league. They hold a two-point lead in the league and look to have put their FA Cup defeat behind them. The Blues would be aiming to take advantage in the first leg against Lyon Women.
|Tournament:||Women’s UEFA Champions League 2022/23, Quarter-finals|
|Venue:||Groupama Stadium, Decines-Charpieu, France|
|Date:||22 March 2023|
|Time:||5:45 p.m. GMT on Wednesday|
Lyon vs Chelsea Women’s Football Match Preview and Stats
UWCL Lyon vs Chelsea Odds
Lyon Women is playing at home, where they are favorites at 2.05 (21/20) to win, while a victory for Chelsea Women is worth 3.40 (12/5). The women’s football bookies are offering a value of 3.60 (13/5) on a draw result in France.
The qualification odds for both teams are very close, but Lyon Women has the slight edge according to the bookmakers, with a value of 1.83 (5/6) to reach the semifinals, while the Blues’ odds for a last-four appearance are set at 2.00 (1/1)
Olympique Lyonnais Féminin
Lyon Women had to wait until the final game of the group stage to secure their qualification. They did just enough in the goalless draw against Juventus Women, which saw them finish second behind Arsenal Women in the final standings. Lyon’s only defeat in the Women’s UEFA Champions League was the 5-1 thrashing at home to Arsenal, and that result was very decisive in the end.
Chelsea FC Women
Chelsea Women had a great run in the group stage, and they finished with 16 points out of a possible 18, winning five games and sharing points on one occasion. The Blues did so in great fashion, scoring 19 goals and conceding just once. So far, Chelsea Women is unbeaten, and they would feel very prepared to face a team that has haunted them in recent years.
Lyon W vs Chelsea W H2H
Lyon Women became a European powerhouse long before Chelsea Women, and they have dominated the games against the blues, maintaining an unbeaten record over Chelsea Women.
- Lyon W 2-2 (4-3 penalties) Chelsea w (18 August 2022)
- Lyon W 1-1 Chelsea W (28 April 2019)
- Lyon W 2-1 Chelsea W (21 April 2019)
Last Five Games
Lyon Women: WWWWW
Chelsea Women: WWWLW
Lyon W vs Chelsea W Predictions
Both Teams to Score & Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.73 (8/11)
Chelsea and Lyon are among the best teams in this tournament, and this game is one of the most anticipated ties in the quarterfinals. Lyon Women FC has a very good attack, with players like Melvine Malard forming a key part of the front three, and their scoring rate at home is very good. The home team scored in five consecutive games with fifteen goals in that period, and Lyon’s last game saw both teams get on the score sheet.
Chelsea Women has improved over the years, and they should cause Lyon’s backline a few problems. Like Lyon Women, Chelsea Women is also a free-scoring team with 10 goals in their last five games, and they do not have a great backline, so goals should flow at both ends.
Lyon Women to Win @ 2.05 (21/20)
This Lyon Women’s team knows how to navigate difficulties, and they have impressed this season despite not being at their best. No team has won more Women’s Champions League titles than Lyon, and they won a record five successive titles from 2016 to 2020. They emerged as the champions last year, beating Barcelona 3-1 in the finals.
Chelsea Women hasn’t had a great year, and they lost the English Women’s League Cup to Arsenal earlier this month. Lyon Women won their last knockout meeting at home to Chelsea, and they can do the same with the home advantage. A bet on Lyon to win is one of the best Women’s Champions League 2022/23 betting picks with good value.
Samantha Kerr to Score @ 2.10 (11/10)
Samantha Kerr is the brightest spot in the Chelsea Women’s team this season, and she is involved in almost all their attacking plays. The Australian international is second on the scoring charts this season in the Women’s Champions League with five goals in six games. She scored and assisted in her last game in this competition, leading the Blues to a 2-0 win over Paris Saint-Germain Women. Backing Sam Kerr to score has a good value on Womens Champions League odds betting.
Lyon vs Chelsea Team News
Melvine Malard was given a few minutes off the bench in the game against FC Fleury, and she is expected to be back in the starting XI on Wednesday. Dzsenifer Marozsan has scored four goals in her last three games, and Sonia Bompastor could give her another start against Chelsea.
Pernille Harder is a significant absentee for Chelsea Women’s FC as she recovers from a hamstring injury. The Blues are expected to line up in their usual 4-2-3-1 formation, with Samantha Kerr leading the attack.
Recommended Betting Picks for Lyon W vs Chelsea W Match
- Both Teams To Score & Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.73 (8/11)
- Lyon Women To Win @ 2.05 (21/20)
Big games in the Women’s Champions League, like the matchup between Lyon and Chelsea, have a lot of interesting offers for punters. Using our women’s football betting tips and predictions, you can get the best out of this match.