Lyon are back in action in Division 1 Feminine this week following the conclusion of the November international break, looking to strengthen the grip on the early title race with Paris Saint-Germain and bounce back from a disappointing goal-less draw against Guingamp in their last game.

They have won six of their seven league outings otherwise, which has at least offered some relief from a surprisingly poor Champions League campaign.

This an opportunity to get back to what they know best…

When is kick off? Sunday 20 November, 15:00 (GMT)
Where is the match being played? Stade Gerard Houllier
TV channel/live stream? Sky Sports Football (UK)
What time does coverage start? 14:55 (GMT)

Lyon have a number of players coming back off international duty, including Lindsey Horan all the way from the United States and Christiane Endler travelling from Chile.

Ada Hegerberg hasn’t played since the September international break, while Eugenie Le Sommer, Griedge Mbock, Sara Dabritz, Selma Bacha, Delphine Cascarino and Damaris Egurrola have all been sidelined through injury in recent weeks.

Dzsenifer Marozsan, Catarina Macario and Ellie Carpenter are long-term absentees with ACL injuries.

You can have all the depth in the world, but the number of injuries Lyon have had to contend with this season has taken a toll. They haven’t crushed anyone since a 4-1 victory over Reims in their opening league game and have unusually won by just a single goal on a couple of occasions.

Over the past month, they have also won just one of their last four games in all competitions, a run that includes the shock 5-1 Champions League thrashing at the hands of Arsenal.

The smart choice is still Lyon, but Le Havre are are a top half team and clearly no pushovers.

Prediction: Lyon 2-1 Le Havre


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