Celtic will travel to France for a meeting of the 2nd group stage round of Europa League with Lille on Thursday. The French team is on top of the standings in group H of the tournament with three points, while Celtic are down at 3rd spot with no points yet.
Lille vs Celtic Head to Head
Worth mentioning: The two teams have never met so far.
Lille vs Celtic Stats
|As of 26.10||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Lille||Draw||6 W/ 3 D/ 1 L||3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L|
|Celtic||Draw||7 W/ 1 D/ 2 L||4 W/ 1 D/ 0 L|
Last game Lille: 25.10.2020 Ligue 1: Nice – Lille 1:1; Kasper Dolberg 50’; Burak Yilmaz 58’
Top performers Lille: Burak Yilmaz 4 goals 1 assist, Jonathan Bamba 3 goals 4 assists, Luiz Araujo 2 goals 1 assist.
Next game Lille: 01.11.2020 Ligue 1: Lille – Lyon
Last game Celtic: 25.10.2020 Premiership: Aberdeen – Celtic 3:3; Lewis Ferguson 43’(penalty), 90’(penalty), Ryan Hedges 65’; Callum McGregor 52’, Leigh Griffiths 76’, Ryan Christie 78’(penalty)
Top performers Celtic: Albian Ajeti 5 goals 1 assist, Odsonne Edouard 4 goals, Ryan Christie 3 goals 4 assists.
Next game Celtic: 01.11.2020 Scottish Cup: Celtic – Aberdeen
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Lille earned a point from the visit to Nice on Sunday, as both sides finished their game of the 8th Ligue 1 round in 1:1 stalemate. The draw ended Lille’s four game winning streak, but extended their unbeaten run to nine matches across all competitions. The team has been very solid at the back recently and have not conceded more than a goal in any of the last nine encounters, keeping five clean sheets in the process. Three of Lille’s last five meetings produced over 2,5 goals, while two witnessed goals at both ends. They are on a run of three consecutive home victories, all achieved without conceding.
Celtic visited Aberdeen on Sunday and returned home with a point as their match ended in a thrilling 3:3 draw. The team is on a poor run of three games without a triumph, two of which were losses. Before those three meetings, Celtic had won eight consecutive clashes and kept six clean sheets. None of the Scotts last five encounters ended in a win for the teams playing at home, as two featured over 2,5 goals and only the same also saw both involved sides to score. Celtic have lost just two of the previous twenty visits and are currently unbeaten in eight.
Lille vs Celtic News
Missing players Lille: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing players Celtic: Odsonne Edouard, Nir Bitton and Hatem Elhamed have tested positive for Covid 19. James Forrest, Michael Johnston and Christopher Jullien are injured.
Lille vs Celtic Predictions
Both teams to score – 1.61 @ bet365