France: Ligue 1
Match start: 21:15 (GMT+1)
According to the results of the return matches of ¼ final of Champions League (18-19 of April) we can name four main challengers for the title of new champion of Europe. These are two star clubs from Madrid, Spain – Real and Atlético and also all-time leader for already 6 seasons of Italian Serie A Juventus and the leader of the French championship Monaco.
Europa League semifinals draw
There are four last challengers for one berth into the main net of the next Champions League tournament – Manchester United, England, Ajax Holland, Celta Spain, Lyon France.
The battle of semifinalists in Lyon
Let us draw the balance! Among 8 semifinalists of two Euro Cups there are three representatives of Spanish La Liga, one English star club, one Italian and one club from Holland and two clubs of French Ligue 1.
And now due to amazing turn of events, Lyon and Monaco will play calendar game of matchday 34 of French championship at Stade de Lyon where the major factor is absolutely different tournament motivation of two teams. And additional advantage of the guests is the fact that blast Thursday Lyon and Beşiktaş had spent very difficult away match. And the leader had hosted Borussia D at its home arena last Wednesday.
As for today the team of Bruno Génésio takes the 4th line and that is why is the main challenger for first French berth to the next Europa League tournament. And Monaco continues its fight with PSG for new champion’s title:
Monaco – 77 (32), PSG – 77 (33), Nice – 73 (33) …
Now two leaders have the same number of points but the team of Leonardo Jardim has one more match left. It is obvious that this factor is the factor of definite advantage over the Parisians. But if the red and whites want to win the champions title they need to be stronger than all their opponents, including the hosts of Stade de Lyon.
Lyon - 2,60, draw – 3,50, Monaco – 2,60;
Our tip: Lyon to win or draw (X2) – odds 1.63 Pinnacle