Ajax vs Lille Preview, Tips and Odds

Johan Cruijff Stadium in Amsterdam will welcome the teams of Ajax and Lille for the 2nd leg of their Europa League battle of the last-32 stage. The game will be between the Netherlands and France’s league leaders, as both sides are on top of the standings in their countries.

Ajax vs Lille Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Ajax Win 3 W/ 0 D/ 0 L 1 W/ 0 D/ 0 L
Lille Loss 0 W/ 0 D/ 3 L 0 W/ 0 D/ 1 L

Last game between the teams: 18.02.2021 Europa League: Lille – Ajax 1:2; Timothy Weah 72’; Dusan Tadic 87’(penalty), Brian Brobbey 89’
Last game at this venue: 17.09.2019 Champions League: Ajax – Lille 3:0; Quincy Promes 18’, Edson Alvarez 50’, Nicolas Tagliafico 62’

Worth mentioning: Ajax somehow managed to turn their visit to Lille previous Thursday into win, after losing 1:0 until the 87th minute. The Amsterdam giants scored two in the space of two minutes for the final score of 1:2, the first of which came from the penalty spot. Both teams have met three times so far, with Ajax winning all three, both of the previous two garnered with a clean sheet and have not score less than twice. Two of the matches produced over 2,5 goals, while only the most recent one witnessed goals at both ends.

Ajax vs Lille Stats

As of 23.02 Last game Last games Last games home/away
Ajax Win 10 W/ 0 D/ 0 L 4 W/ 1 D/ 0 L
Lille Win 8 W/ 1 D/ 1 L 5 W/ 0 D/ 0 L

Last game Ajax: 21.02.2021 Eredivisie: Ajax – Sparta Rotterdam 4:2; Sebastian Haller 14’, 37’, Perr Schuurs 45’, Mohammed Kudus 50’; Danzell Gravenberch 53’, 90’
Top performers Ajax: Dusan Tadic 15 goals 10 assists, Antony 9 goals 8 assists, Davy Klaassen 8 goals 2 assists.
Next game Ajax: 28.02.2021 Eredivisie: PSV – Ajax
Last game Lille: 21.02.2021 Ligue 1: Lorient – Lille 1:4; Jerome Hergault 23’; Andrew Gravillon 21’(own goal), Jose Fonte 38’, Jonathan Ikone 59’, Domagoj Dradaric 90’
Top performers Lille: Yusuf Yazici 13 goals 4 assists, Burak Yilmaz 11 goals 4 assists, Jonathan Bamba 7 goals 8 assists.
Next game Lille: 28.02.2021 Ligue 1: Lille – Strasbourg

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Ajax 23-7 7 6 4
Lille 16-16 4 3 7

Worth mentioning: Ajax recorded a comfortable 4:2 home victory against Sparta Rotterdam on Sunday. The Amsterdam giants are on a run of ten straight triumphs and unbeaten in fifteen straight matches, recording thirteen wins and two draws in the process. They have managed to score two or more goals in twelve of those, while consecing more than one in four. All but one of Ajax last five clashes featured over 2,5 goals, while three saw both involved teams to score.
Lille trashed Lorient 1:4 away from home on the weekend. The French side only defeat for the last ten matches came when facing Ajax last Thursday, which coincides with the only time when Lille allowed more than a single goal in their net for the period. None of the team’s last six games and just two of the last fourteen were won by the hosts. Two of Lille’s last five meetings resulted in over 2,5 goals, and only the same also witnessed goals at both ends.

Ajax vs Lille News

Missing players Ajax: Noussair Mazraoui is injured. Andre Onana is suspended. Sebastien Haller is not registered.
Missing players Lille: Burak Yilmaz is injured.

Ajax vs Lille Predictions

Ajax to win – 1.85 @ bet365