Nice vs RC Lens Match Analysis & Prediction
29/12/2022 11:00 pm
RC Lens will look to extend their winning streak to eight games this weekend when they travel to Stade Allianz Riviera for a clash against Nice in the 16th round of the Ligue 1. Match day schedules for 29 at 23:00 EAT.
Nice is currently in 9th place with 20 points won. The club may have lost in the last five Ligue 1 matches, but a desperate start to the season cost the team from the Cote d’Azur a better position in the table.
Nice held each other to 1-1 Ligue 1 draw versus Lyon in their most recent match. In that game, Nice hadd 37% possession, 13 shots with of them on target and a goal scored by Nicolas Pépé (38′). Lyon got nine shots with three of them on target and a goal by Alexandre Lacazette (89′).
With 36 points and only one defeat so far Lens is 2nd in the table, only the strongest team in the league, PSG, is better than them so far.
RC Lens comes into this game off the back of 2-1 Ligue 1 win success to beat Clermont Foot in their previous fixture. In that game, RC Lens had 61% possession, 16 shots with three of them on target and goals scored by Salis Abdul Samed (39′ OG), Wesley Saïd (60′) and Seko Fofana (68′). Clermont Foot got five shots with two of them on target.
Nice vs. RC Lens Head to head
These two sides have had 29 head to head encounters since 1994; Lens claims 10 victories, Nice claims six victories while 13 matches ended in draws.
When playing at home, Nice have not lost to Lens in their last six encounters.
Nice Team News
Goalkeeper Marcin Bulka has yet to recover from a shoulder injury, but there are no other selection worries in the home team.
Nice 's Last 5 Matches
RC Lens Team News
The good news for the away team is that defender Massadio Haidara is back to the starting XI after missing the Clermont game through suspension
RC Lens 's Last 5 Matches
12/11/2022Lens2Clermont Foot1Ligue 1
Nice vs. RC Lens : Odds and Predictions
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