Banker TIP 18.08.2012 (Won)

18:00 Lyon v Troyes 1 1.44  

This is my 2nd pick from French Ligue 1 and I hope that this time it will be winning one, because last time PSG make us all suffer. Lyon this year will try to be one of the title chasers and I think if they want to be such a team they must win games like this one. In first place it looks easy but this kind of matches are never easy because teams like Troyes will put all their power in deffence and it will be very hard for Lyon attackers. But I hope that players like Bastos, Gourcuff, Briand, Lisandro or Gomis will try their best to score goals tonight and to claim Lyon’s ambitions to the tittle. Lyon strated very well this campaign with away win over hard to beat Rennes. Troyes are new in Ligue 1 and maybe their main goal will be to stay in Ligue 1 which will be very tough task. In the first round Troyes lost at home from Valenciennes (0:1) and I expect they will extend their defeat to two after the final whistle tonight. I have to say that as always Lyon are very solid at home and last year they were 13-3-3. In addition Lyon managed to hold in the team their key players and I hope they will appriciate that with classic win tonight. GL