Lens will welcome Reims to Stade Bollaert-Delelis for a match of Ligue 1 9th round scheduled for Friday. Lens are exceeding expectations with their early form and currently sit on 2nd position in the standings with fifteen points, while Reims are down to 11th on ten.
Lens vs Reims Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Lens||Win||5 W/ 7 D/ 4 L||3 W/ 4 D/ 2 L|
|Reims||Loss||4 W/ 7 D/ 5 L||2 W/ 4 D/ 3 L|
Last game between the teams: 24.07.2021 Club Friendly: Lens – Reims 2:1; Simon Bokote Banza 43’ (penalty), Christopher Wooh 85’; Hugo Ekitike 24’
Last game at this venue: 24.07.2021 Club Friendly: Lens – Reims 2:1; Simon Bokote Banza 43’ (penalty), Christopher Wooh 85’; Hugo Ekitike 24’
Worth mentioning: The two sides met as recently as July when Lens prevailed with the score of 2:1 in a friendly game. They are currently unbeaten in four consecutive H2H clashes, with each of the previous three ending in draws. Reims last victory was achieved in 2019 at home when triumphing 2:0, and it remains the only time when Lens have failed to score across the last seven matches. Only two of the last thirteen encounters have finished in wins for the visiting teams. Two of the last five meetings featured over 2,5 goals, while four witnessed goals at both ends.
Lens vs Reims Stats
|As of 29.09||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Lens||Win||6 W/ 3 D/ 1 L||2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L|
|Reims||Win||2 W/ 4 D/ 4 L||1 W/ 2 D/ 2 L|
Last game Lens: 26.09.2021 Ligue 1: Marseille – Lens 2:3; Dimitri Payet 33’, 45’ (penalty); Florian Sotoca 9’, Przemyslaw Frankowski 27’, Wesley Said 71’
Top performers Lens: Seko Fofana 3 goals, Przemyslaw Frankowski 2 goals 3 assists, Florian Sotoca 2 goals 2 assists.
Next game Lens: 17.10.2021 Ligue 1: Montpellier – Lens
Last game Reims: 26.09.2021 Ligue 1: Reims – Nantes 3:1; Thomas Foket 51’, Hugo Ekitike 72’, 78’; Moses Simon 62’
Top performers Reims: Hugo Ekitike 3 goals 1 assist, Mereto Cassama 2 goals, Ilan Kebbal 1 goal 3 assists.
Next game Reims: 17.10.2021 Ligue 1: Brest – Reims
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Lens recorded a hard-fought 2:3 victory away to Marseille on Sunday. Prior to that game they lost at home to Strasbourg via slender 0:1 score, as that remains the only defeat across Lens’ last twelve meetings. Just one of the team’s last eight matches was won by the sides playing at home, as the visitors triumphed on four occasions in the process. None of Lens last five encounter was decided by a bigger than one goal margin, with three of those producing over 2,5 goals and also three seeing both involved teams to score.
Reims came up against Nantes at home on Sunday and claimed the three points with a comfortable 3:1 victory. That was the team’s only 2nd victory across the last ten matches, while allowing four defeats in the process. Both of Reims last two outings ended in wins for the home sides, but before that the hosts failed to win in six consecutive clashes. There is a pattern in Reims last six matches, with them alternating draws, losses and a wins. Two of their last five games resulted in over 2,5 goals and both of the same also witnessed goals at both ends.
Lens vs Reims News
Missing players Lens: Corentin Jean is injured.
Missing players Reims: Valon Berisha, Mathieu Cafaro, Moussa Doumbia, Fraser Hornby, El Bilal Toure and Arber Zeneli are injured.
Lens vs Reims Predictions
Over 2,5 goals – 2.10 @ bet365