Lille – Bordeaux Prediction & Preview and Betting Tips (08.09.2017)

Lille - Bordeaux

Prediction for Lille – Bordeaux

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Lille and Bordeaux meet at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy in a match of the fifth round of Ligue 1. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 4 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in the last 7 games . However, the last time they faced in this stage was in 25-02-2017, in a game for the Ligue 1 that finished with the victory of Bordeaux by (2-3). The goals of the match were scored by N. de Préville (66 ‘) and Éder (67’) for Lille and V. Vada (16 ‘) and A. Ounas (78’ and 82 ‘) for Bordeaux. In this match the home factor can play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.


After 1 win, 1 draw and 2 defeats, the home team is in 13th place, having won 4 points. In the last match, they drew 1-1 with Angers (1-1), having lost at home in a game against Caen by (0-2). This is a team that curiously has been stronger outside than at home, because in the last 30 games it registers 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses in his stadium. Lille won 4, drew 1 and lost 5 of their last 10 home games for all competitions. The team conceded goals to their opponents in 3 of their last 4 games in this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively.

Lille have not won for three games, they are falling on the standings and need recovery to recover from Ligue 1, as they are only 1 point behind the relegation zone. The team is characterized by a rather ineffective attack that has scored only 4 goals and is the seventh worst among the 20 national teams, while the defense has conceded 6 goals and is the eighth most leaked, demonstrating that it is necessary to adjust both in the offensive system and on the defensive to get a more solid campaign.

Playing at home, as his match on Friday, Lille made only 2 games and accumulates 1 victory and 1 defeat, having averages of 1.50 goals scored and 1 goal conceded per game, evidencing that they need to be more efficient in their attack to score more goals in this type of situation. Overall, taking into account the home and away games, the team usually scores more in the second half, as their 4 goals took place in the second stage, especially between the 60 and 75 minutes where they scored 3 goals. For the confrontation against Bordeaux, coach Marcelo Bielsa can not count on defenders Mendyl and Soumaoro, midfielder Thiago Mendes and striker Benzia, all because of injury.


After 2 wins and 2 draws, the visiting team is in 5th place, having won 8 points. In the last match, they beat Troyes at home (2-1), after their previous match drew away in a game against Lyon (3-3). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 5 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 11 wins, 3 draws and 1 defeat in his stadium. In the last 10 matches played in all competitions, Bordeaux have won 2, drawn 5 and lost 3. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, having conceded goals in 3 of the last 4 games but their attack has marked with regularity, since he scored at least one goal in each of the last 4 games for this competition.

Bordeaux have played well in Ligue 1, are undefeated after 4 games and are looking for another win to try to get closer to the PSG leader, who is 4 points ahead of them. The team scored 9 goals in the French Championship, being the third best attack of the competition, and conceded 6 goals, having the eighth most leaked defense, evidencing some imbalance between the offensive and defensive sectors, being necessary to adjust in the defense to suffer less goals.

Playing away from home, as the match he will make this Friday, Bordeaux has only 2 games so far and has 2 draws, with averages of 2.50 goals scored and 2.50 goals conceded, showing that the scorers are usually high in this type of situation . In general, of the national, counting the 4 games that he played, the team tends to be more efficient offensively in the second half, since 5 of his 9 goals happened in the second stage, mainly between the 45 and 60 minutes and between the 75 and 90 minutes where there were 2 goals in each of these periods. For the confrontation against Lille, coach Jocelyn Gourvennec has no problems with suspensions or injuries and should go on the field with maximum strength.

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