Strasbourg VS Lille ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )
PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Strasbourg vs Lille
Strasbourg and Lille play at the Stade de la Meinau in a second round match of Ligue 1. There is no recent record of direct clashes between the two teams, who have not played any matches in the past 3 years. The last time they faced was on 22-03-2008, in a match that ended with the final result: Strasbourg (0-1) Lille. Special attention is needed for the home / off condition, since both teams present significantly different results in their home and away games.
Strasbourg Team News
The home team are in the second round after their league debut against Lyon (4-0). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when you play in front of your fans, since in the last 30 matches you have 4 wins, 7 draws and 4 losses as a visitor, with 18 goals scored and 23 conceded, against 11 wins, 3 draws And 1 home defeat, with 38 goals scored and 20 conceded. Strasbourg won 8 and drew 2 of their last 10 home games for all competitions. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but his attack has regularly scored, scoring goals in 8 of the last 10 matches. In his home games there is a tendency towards goals, since 21 of his last 24 games finished with More than 1.5 goals.
Strasbourg vs Lille Stats
Strasbourg started in the worst way this year’s French championship, losing out to Olympique Lyon 4-0. In this second game the home team will find a very competent opponent in the different moments of the match, and for this reason, the coach is expected to opt for a style of play based on the counterattack. Idriss Saadi will be the most offensive reference of the home team, being supported by Corgnet. For this game the coach Thierry Laurey has all the collective at his disposal.
Lille Team News
The visiting team arrives in this second round after a victory in their debut, for Nantes, by (3-0). This is a team that curiously has been stronger outside than at home, because in the last 30 games it registers 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; Against 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 games as a visitor Lille won 5, drew 1 and lost 4.
The Lille team arrive in this match with a 3-0 victory against Nantes, thus registering their first win in the French championship: the goals of the win were scored by Alonso, El Ghazi and Nicolas de Préville. In this match against Strasbourg coach Marcelo Bielsa must line up in the usual tactical system, namely the 4-2-3-1, benefiting possession of the ball and organized attacks. However in some moments of the game the visitors must draw back their lines and favor the counterattacks. It seems that the visiting coach can not count on Mendyl and Soumaoro, players who recover from injury.