Lille vs Saint Etienne Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
The interesting match we expect in the new stadium of Lille, where meet Lille and St Etienne. Lille plays most defensive football in the Ligue 1 with only eight goals scored, and eleven conceded and after five games without a win, they are now in the relegation zone. St Etienne won only two times in the last five rounds and now they are fifth. In the last three matches between these two teams, Lille didn’t win. Match starts: 02.12.2015 21:00.
Lille is the most defensive team in the Ligue 1. Lille scored two goals only in one match of twelve they played. At home, Lille has two wins against Ajaccio 1:0 and Montpellier 2:0, three defeats from Nantes and PSG with 1:0 and Marseille 2:1 and two draws with Bordeaux 0:0 and Bastia 1:1. As a guest, Lille didn’t win yet and scored only three goals in eight matches. They drew 0:0 four times with Monaco, Lyon, Nice and Troyes 1:1 with Rennes and Guingamp, and lost from Reims 1:0 and Angers 2:0.
St Etienne took 16 points at home winning Ajaccio 1:0, Reims and Guingamp 3:0, Bastia 2:1 and Nantes 2:0 and in one draw with Bordeaux 1:1. As a guest, after they first had three wins in a row beating Lorient and Troyes with 1:0 and Montpellier 2:1, and then they defeated three times in a row from PSG 4:1, Caen 1:0, Lyon 3:0 and previously from Toulouse 2:1.
Lille have few injured players for this game with Saint Etienne. Mounir Obbadi, Michael Frey, Franck Beria and Marko Basa are injured and they will not play for sure. Renato Civelli and Sofiane Boufal are suspended and they are another two players who will not play for sure. All other players are fully fit and ready for the match. All of them are highly motivated for the game and they will play very aggressive from the first minute.
On the other side Saint Etienne also have few missing players for the match. Kévin Théophile-Catherine, Robert Beric and Benjamin Corgnet are injured and they will not play for sure. Moustapha Bayal Sall is suspended and he cannot help his team against Lille. All other players are ready for the match except Florentin Pogba who is not fully fit.
Possible starting lineups
Lille: Enyeama, Amadou, Sunzu, Corchia, Sidibe, Mavuba, Martin, Meite, Yeboah, Tallo, Benzia
Saint Etienne: Ruffier, Clerc, Palomat, Perrin, Assou-Ekotto, Diomande, Cohade, Hamouma, Eysseric, Monnet-Paquet, Roux
Lille vs Saint Etienne Prediction
We expect one very tough football match between Lille and Saint Etienne on Wednesday evening. For sure both sides will play very aggressive football and we expect real football battle for points. Both teams have chances to earn points here but we will not see lots of goals. Lille play very strong football in defending and it will be their main objective for this match with St Etienne. Lille played under 2.5 goals scored in 14 of their last 15 games in Ligue 1. On the other side Saint Etienne play very variable and on their matches usually one team scores. Saint-Etienne have lost their last 3 away matches in Ligue 1, while on the other side Lille failed to win their last 6 matches in Ligue 1. So our prediction and betting tips for match Lille vs Saint Etienne Prediction: Under 2.5 goals scored. But odd on this event is not very high, and we have to place our bets on other winning pick. We expect aggressive playing from both sides and expect lots of cards. So our second betting pick for this match, pick with very high odd, Under 2.5 goals, Under 10 corners and Over 6 cards. Odd on this event is 15 and if we place $20 we can win $300. Maybe correct score will be 1:0. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.