Houssem Aouar is on the OL bench for the trip to Nantes this Sunday, at the end of the 33rd day of Ligue 1. Memphis Depay will lead the attack line with Toko-Ekambi and Slimani.
OL are under pressure. After the victories of Paris-Saint-Germain and Monaco this Sunday, Lyon must win against Nantes at 9 p.m. to keep pace and stay in contact with the top three in the Ligue 1 title race.
Houssem Aouar, back in the Lyon group after a month without playing for adductor problems, is however on the bench. The midfielder will consist of Lucas Paqueta, Bruno Guimarães and Maxence Caqueret.
Slimani goes on a second start in attack
In attack, given the absence of Tino Kadewere, affected with ischios, Memphis Depay and Karl Toko-Ekambi support Islam Slimani. This is the second consecutive tenure for the Algerian striker in Ligue 1.
For FC Nantes, the meeting is crucial in the fight for maintenance. After the point taken by Nîmes this afternoon, the Nantais are three points from 18th place, that of jump-off.
The composition of OL: Lopes – Cornet, Denayer, Marcelo, Dubois – Caqueret, Guimarães, Paqueta – Depay, Slimani, Toko-Ekambi.
The composition of Nantes: Lafont – Fabio, Castelletto, Pallois, Traoré – Chirivella, Louza, Blas, – Simon, Kolo Muani, Coulibaly.