Metz vs Lille Prediction & Tips
Metz and Lille face at Stade Saint ‑ Symphorien, in a match for the 32nd round of Ligue 1. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head between these teams in this competition, on 13‑09‑2020, Lille won at home by (1‑0). The history of direct matches played at this stadium indicates balance between these two teams, since there was 1 draw and 1 win for each team in the last 3 matches. Indeed, the last time they met at this stadium was on 11‑04‑2020, in a match for the Ligue 1 that ended in a draw by (-). Special attention is needed for the home / away condition, as both teams show significantly different results in their home and away matches.
After 11 wins, 9 draws and 11 losses, the home team is in 9th position, having won 42 points. In the last match, they have lost in an away match against Monaco by (4‑0), after in the previous match they have lost (1‑3) at home, against Rennes. This is a team that, curiously, has been stronger away than at home, as in the last 30 games they have recorded 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses at their stadium. The team arrives in this match after a draw away with Monaco by (5‑4), in the tie through penalties. For the league, Metz won 9 points out of 30 possible points, after 2 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses in the last 10 home matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, as he has conceded at least one goal in each of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 10 of the last 15 matches for the competition have ended ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 31 games in this competition, he only managed 3 turns on the scoreboard in the 18 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 15 home matches for this competition: they scored 7 of their 17 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).
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Metz comes unmotivated for this match after being eliminated from the French Cup by Monaco on penalties. The home club usually plays in a 5-2-3 tactical system, giving more importance to a way of playing with constant transitions, mainly through the wings. In this scheme, the three players who will assume a more offensive role are Vagner, Aaron Leya Iseka and Habib Maiga. For this match, coach Frédéric Antonetti should not be able to count on Ibrahima Niane, Warren Tchimbembé and Manuel Cabit because they are handed over to the medical department.
After 19 wins, 9 draws and 3 losses, the visiting team is in 1st position, having won 66 points. In the last match, they have won in an away match against Paris Saint Germain by (0‑1), after in the previous match they have lost (1‑2) at home, against Nîmes. This is a team that, curiously, has been stronger away than at home, as in the last 30 games they have registered 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses at their stadium.
In this competition, they haven’t lost any of the last 10 away matches. In the away matches in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0‑1, which occurred in 8 of their 16 games. The defense has been in good shape and has only conceded goals in 3 of the last 10 games, and their attack has scored regularly, since they managed to score in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 10 of the last 15 matches for this competition have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 31 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 7 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Lille comes motivated for this match after an away triumph, by 0-1, in the trip to the stadium of PSG: Jonathan David, at minute 20 ’, scored the only goal of this beautiful victory. The visiting club usually plays in a 4-4-2 tactical system, favoring a more offensive style of play, attacking through the side corridors. Lille is a team that chooses to use a style of play in possession of the ball, advancing on the field through short passes, and they usually use the central corridor to invest in the offensive process. Note that the two most advanced men are Jonathan Ikoné and Timothy Weah. For this match the visiting coach should not be able to count on Jonathan David, Yusuf Yazici and Zeki Celik because they are currently injured.
Metz – Lille FREE TIPS
Lille – Win @ 1.75
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90