• Lyon have lost only two of their 30 Ligue 1 home games against Valenciennes (0-1 on the 28th of April 1966 and 1-2 on the 14th of December 1977), collecting 17 wins and 11 draws.
  • Lyon have kept only one clean sheet in their last 7 Ligue 1 games against Valenciennes.
  • Since their return to Ligue 1 in 2006/07, Valenciennes have lost 80 of their 139 away games in Ligue 1, more than any other team.
  • Lyon have not lost at Gerland in their last 7 competitive games (3 wins, 4 draws). Their last defeat at home was against Reims (24 August), 0-1.
  • Valenciennes have not kept a clean sheet in their last 12 Ligue 1 games, currently the longest run.
  • Bafétimbi Gomis is involved in 3 of Lyon’s last 4 goals against Valenciennes in Ligue 1 (2 goals and 1 assist).
  • Ariël Jacobs has already taken more points in 4 L1 games with VA (5, 1 win, 2 draws) than his predecessor Daniel Sanchez in 9 games (4, 1 win, 1 draw).