Metz vs Lille Preview, Tips and Odds

The teams of Metz and Lille will face each other at Stade Municipal Saint-Symphorien for a match of Ligue 1 32nd round on Saturday. Metz are currently sitting on 9th place in the standings with fourty-two points, while Lille are at the very top, leading the way on sixty-six points.

Metz vs Lille Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last  games Last  games home/away
Metz Loss 2 W/ 6 D/ 12 L 1 W/ 2 D/ 7 L
Lille Win 12 W/ 6 D/ 2 L 7 W/ 2 D/ 1 L

Last game between the teams: 13.09.2020 Ligue 1: Lille – Metz 1:0; Luiz Araujo 88’
Last game at this venue: 05.11.2017 Ligue 1: Metz – Lille 0:3; Nicolas Pepe 45’(penalty), 87’, Fares Bahlouli 67’

Worth mentioning: Lille prevailed with a slender 1:0 when facing Metz for the last time in September of 2020 at home. They are unbeaten in four consecutive H2H clashes, recording three victories and a draw and conceded just a single goal in the process. Metz only two victories across the last twenty encounters were achieved in back-to-back meetings in 2016 and 2017 and those remain the only two occasions for the period when they managed to score more than a goal past their opponents. Two of the last five matches featured over 2,5 goals, while one witnessed goals at both ends.

Metz vs Lille Stats

As of 06.04 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Metz Loss 4 W/ 2 D/ 4 L 1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L
Lille Win 4 W/ 2 D/ 4 L 2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L

Last game Metz: 06.04.2021 Coupe de France: Monaco – Metz 0:0( Monaco won after penalties)
Top performers Metz: Ibrahima Niane 6 goals, Farid Boulaya 5 goals 5 assists, Aaron Iseka Leya 4 goals.
Next game Metz: 18.04.2021 Ligue 1: Reims – Metz
Last game Lille: 03.04.2021 Ligue 1: Paris SG – Lille 0:1; Jonathan David 20’; Neymar from the home team and Tiago Djalo from the visiting team were sent off for two yellow cards in the 90’
Top performers Lille: Jonathan David 10 goals 1 assist, Burak Yilmaz 9 goals 4 assists, Yusuf Yazici 7 goals 4 assists.
Next game Lille: 16.04.2021 Ligue 1: Lille – Montpellier

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Metz 14-15 8 6 2
Lille 14-12 6 6 3

Worth mentioning: Metz were eliminated from Coupe de France at the 1/8 finals stage after losing on penalties to Monaco on Tuesday, as the regular time finished in a goalless draw. At the weekend Metz faced the same opponent, but in a Ligue 1 match and suffered a heavy 4:0 loss. They are currently on a run of four straight clashes without a victory. Just one of Metz last ten encounters was won by the home sides. All but one of their last five outings resulted in over 2,5 goals, as two saw both involved teams to hit the targets.
Lille triumphed with a slender 0:1 when visiting the reigning champions from PSG on Saturday. That victory put to and end Lille’s run of two consecutive defeats and three match winless streak. The team has been struggling in front of the goal lately, unable to score more than a goal in any of the last four meetings. Three of Lille’s last five clashes produced over 2,5 goals, as two witnessed goals at both ends. They lost only two of the previous thriteen visits across all tournaments, keeping eight clean sheets in the process.

Metz vs Lille News

Missing players Metz: Manuel Cabit, Opa Nguette, Ibrahima Niane, Vincent Pajot and Warren Tchimbembe are injured.
Missing players Lille: Zeki Celik, Jonathan David, Jeremy Pied and Yusuf Yazici are injured. Tiago Djalo is suspended.

Metz vs Lille Predictions

Lille to win – 1.75 @ bet365