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Lille vs Ajax Preview, Tips and Odds

Lille will welcome Ajax to Stadie Pierre-Mayroy for the 1st leg of their 1/16 finals battle of Europa League on Thursday. This remains one of the tournament’s few unaffected by the traveling restrictions on the continent games.

Lille vs Ajax Head to Head

Head to HeadLast gameLast gamesLast games home/away
LilleLoss0 W/ 0 D/ 2 L0 W/ 0 D/ 1 L
AjaxWin2 W/ 0 D/ 0 L1 W/ 0 D/ 0 L

Last game between the teams: 27.11.2019 Champions League: Lille – Ajax 0:2; Hakim Ziyech 2’, Quincy Promes 59’
Last game at this venue: 27.11.2019 Champions League: Lille – Ajax 0:2; Hakim Ziyech 2’, Quincy Promes 59’

Worth mentioning: Lille and Ajax have faced each other two times on the football field so far. Both matches were in 2019 and part of the group stage of the Champions League. The Amsterdam giants won both encounters without conceding a single goal, first trashing the Frenchmen 3:0 at Johan Cruijff Stadium, and then triumphing with 0:2 score away in Lille.

Lille vs Ajax Stats

As of 16.02Last gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
LilleDraw8 W/ 1 D/ 1 L2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L
AjaxWin8 W/ 2 D/ 0 L5 W/ 0 D/ 0 L

Last game Lille: 14.02.2021 Ligue 1: Lille – Brest 0:0
Top performers Lille: Yusuf Yazici 13 goals 3 assists, Burak Yilmaz 12 goals 4 assists, Jonathan Bamba 7 goals 8 assists.
Next game Lille: 21.02.2021 Europa League: Lorient – Lille
Last game Ajax: 13.02.2021 Eredivisie: Neracles – Ajax 0:2; Davy Klaassen 14’, Sebastian Haller 79’
Top performers Ajax: Dusan Tadic 14 goals 7 assists, Antony 9 goals 8 assists, Davy Klaassen 8 goals 2 assists.
Next game Ajax: 21.02.2021 Eredivisie: Ajax – Sparta Rotterdam

Last 10 gamesGF:GAOver 2.5 goalsBTTSClean sheets

Worth mentioning: Lille were held to a boring goalless draw at home by the visiting Brest on Sunday. The team is unbeaten in eight consecutive meetings, winning all of the previous seven and conceding just a single goal in the process. Only two of Lille’s last twelve encounters ended in triumphs for the home sides, as the visitors recorded eight victories for the period. The French team lost all of the previous three games when conceding more than a goal. One of their last five clashes produced over 2,5 goals, while none of those saw both involved sides to score.
Ajax recoreded yet another victory when visiting Heracles on Saturday, triumphing with the final score of 0:2. The Amsterdam giants are on a run of eight straight victories in all tournaments and unbeaten in thirteen consecutive matches. Ajax lost three of their last twenty meetings, all coming in consecutive clashes in the beginning of December 2020. The Dutch side has not allowed more than a goal in any of the previous eight games, keeping four clean sheets in the process. Four of their last five encounters featured over 2,5 goals, while three witnessed goals at both ends.

Lille vs Ajax News

Missing players Lille: Burak Yilmaz is injured. Benjamin Andre and Xeka are suspended.
Missing players Ajax: Oussama Idrissi is injured, Andre Onana is suspended. Sebastian Haller is not registered.

Lille vs Ajax Predictions

Lille to win – 2.62 @ bet365