Lille is set for a trip to Stade Orange Vélodromefor a Ligue 1 clash with Marseille on Sunday. Showdown is scheduled for 16th January 2022 at 22:45 EAT.
Marseille is in the third position on Ligue 1 table with 36 points from 19 matches. This team has performed well this season winning ten matches in Ligue 1, they are unbeaten in their last three matches. In the last ten matches, the team has only one loss.
Marseille will be looking for another win following a 0-1 Ligue 1 triumph against Bordeaux. In that game, Marseille had 65% possession, 18 shots at goal with 6 on target and a goal scored by Cengiz Ünder (37′). Bordeaux got 6 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
Lille on the other hand, is in 10th position on the league table with 28 points from 19 matches. They’re unbeaten in the last five matches. However, the team has not exhibited their best performance on the road having scored in eight of the 10 they have played but could only win in three matches.
Lille heads into this game coming off 2-2 Coupe De France drawversus RC Lens in their previous game.In that game, Lille had 42% possession, 8 attempts on goal with 4 on target scored by AmadouOnana (28′, 33′). RC Lens had 26 attempts at goal with 11 of them on target scored by SekoFofana (67′, 95′).
Marseille vs Lille head to head
Both sides have met in 49 encounters since 1993 with Marseille claiming 24 victories while Lillehave claimed 14 victories and there are 11 draws.
- Lille 2-0 Marseille 03/10/21
- Lille 2-0 Marseille 03/03/21
- Marseille 1-1 Lille 20/09/20
- Lille 1-2 Marseille 16/02/20
- Marseille 2-1 Lille 02/11/19
- Bordeaux 0-1 Marseille
- Chauvigny 0-3 Marseille
- Marseille 1-1 Reims
- Marseille 4-1 ES Cannet Rocheville
- Strasbourg Alsace 0-2 Marseille
- Lens 4-3 Lille
- Bordeaux 2-3 Lille
- Lille 3-1 Auxerre
- Lille 0-0 Lyon
- Wolfsburg 1-3 Lille
Marseille team news
Steve Mandanda and Alvaro Gonzalez are on the sidelines with injuries while Pape Gueye and Bamba Dieng are off for duty in the AFCON.
Lille team news
For Lille Orestis Karnezis and Timothy Weah are the only absentees ahead of this fixture.
Prediction and odds
We predict a stalemate at the end of this fixture considering that both sides look relatively well-matched on paper, meaning this should be a very close match.
- Goals under 2.5
- Double Chance 1/X