A top of the table clash is on the horizon in Ligue 1, as Lille are preparing to face Marseille on Sunday. The former are currently sitting on 4th place in the standings with 40 points, while their next opponents from Marseille are up at 2nd on 49 points.
Lille vs Marseille Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Lille||Loss||4 W/ 4 D/ 11 L||3 W/ 2 D/ 5 L|
|Marseille||Win||11 W / 4 D/ 4 L||5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L|
Last game between the teams: 02.11.2019 Ligue 1: Marseille – Lille 2:1; Morgan Sanson 47’, Gabriel 79’(own goal); Adama Soumaoro 83’
Last game at this venue: 30.09.2018 Ligue 1: Lille – Marseille 3:0; Nicolas Pepe 65’(penalty), Jonathan Bamba 86’(penalty), 89’
Worth mentioning: Marseille won the first clash with Lille for the current campaign in Ligue 1 with 2:1 at Stade Velodrome back in November 2019. Lille triumphed in the previous two matches, but prior to those victories were without a win in nine consecutive encounters with Marseille. No draw has been registered in the previous five meetings. Four of those featured over 2,5 goals, as three witnessed goals at both ends. Lille managed to win only the most recent of the last five games at Stade Pierre-Mauroy.
Lille vs Marseille Stats
|As of 14.02||Last game||Last10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Lille||Win||6 W/ 1 D/ 3 L||4 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
|Marseille||Loss||6 W/ 3 D/ 1 L||3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L|
Last game Lille: 07.02.2020 Ligue 1: Angers – Lille 0:2; Victor Osimhen 14’, Renato Sanches 75’
Top performers Lille: Victor Osimhen 12 goals 3 assists, Loic Remy 4 goals, Jonathan Ikone 3 goals 5 assists.
Next game Lille: 22.02.2020 Ligue 1: Lille – Toulouse
Last game Marseille: 12.02.2020 Coupe de France: Lyon – Marseille 1:0; Houssem Aouar 81’; Moussa Dembele from the home team missed a penalty in the 70’
Top performers Marseille: Dimitri Payet 8 goals 3 assists, Dario Benedetto 7 goals, Nemanja Radonjic 5 goals 1 assist.
Next game Marseille: 22.02.2020 Ligue 1: Marseille – Nantes
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Lille recorded three victories in three games in February, conceding just a single goal in the process. None of the teams involved in their last nine matches were able to score more than two goals. Two of Lille’s last five encounters produced over 2,5 goals and only the same also saw both sides to score. Three of the four defeats that Lille recorded in the last twenty home matches came in the Champions League, while the other one was to league leaders Paris Saint-Germain.
Marseille lost their visit to Lyon last weekend, thus ending a sixteen game unbeaten streak. Just one of their last six outings saw the away sides triumphant after the final whistle. One of Marseille’s last five encounters featured over 2,5 goals and only the same one witnessed goals scored at both ends.
Lille vs Marseille News
Missing players Lille: Yusuf Yazici is injured. Victor Osimhen, Saad Agouzoul and Timothy Weah are questionable.
Missing players Marseille: Florian Thauvin is injured. Dario Benedetto is doubtful.
Lille vs Marseille Predictions
Over 2,5 goals – 2.30 @ bet365