Lille and Angers measure forces at Stade Pierre ‑ Mauroy, in a match for the 5th round of League 1. The record of direct confrontations in this stadium is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 4 matches won 2, drew 1 and lost 1. But the last time they met in this stadium was in 18‑05-2019, for League 1, which ended the victory of Lille by (5‑0). J. Ikoné (2 ‘), N. Pépé (14’ e 76 ‘), J. Bamba (69’) and Luiz Araujo (89 ‘) scored the goals of Lille. Particular attention is needed for the home / away condition, since both teams have significantly different results at home and abroad.
After 2 wins and 2 losses, the home team is currently in 10th position, with 6 points won. In his last match, he lost with Reims out by (2-0), after in the previous match having won by (3-0) at home, in a match against Saint-Étienne. This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 matches he has recorded 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with 16 goals scored and 16 suffered; against 11 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses in his stadium, with 34 goals scored and 9 suffered. In its last 10 home games Lille records 7 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 3 of the last 4 games for this competition, so he has not been very strong defensively. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 31 of the last 46 matches have ended with Over 2.5 goals. In the last 4 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he scored 3 of his 7 goals between minutes (61′ ‑ 75 ‘).
Lille comes to this match after a 2-0 loss at Stade Reims, adding the second loss in the last three games in the competition. Interestingly, the two wins in this competition were in home games. Coach Christophe Galtier opts for a supported playing style, using the left flank most of the time to create danger to his rival: Jonathan Bamba is a very fast and technically talented player. However, the locals have had some difficulties in the balls stopped and finished. Victor Osimhen is the top scorer of Lille, with 4 goals scored. For this match the coach can not count on Yazici, suspended, in addition to Weah and Xeka, both injured.
The visiting team is currently in the 4th position, with 9 points won, after 3 wins and 1 loss. In the penultimate match, he won at home against Metz by (3-0). In the last match, he won at home against Dijon FCO by (2‑0). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 6 draws and 2 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 games played as a visitor for all competitions, the Angers won 3, drew 3 and lost 4. Their attack has scored regularly, as they scored goals in 3 of the last 4 games for this competition.
The Angers come for this match after a 2-0 victory against Dijon, thus adding the second successive victory in this French championship: the team’s goals were scored by El Melali and Muzinga (autogol). In this away game, coach Stéphane Moulin must keep the team 4-2-3-1, favoring a faster style of play: Pereira Lage and El Melali are very fast and excellent in the defense-attack transition . The extreme right The Melali is the top scorer of the team, with 2 goals scored. All equipment is available for this game.