RC Lens vs AJ Auxerre Match Analysis & Prediction
14/01/2023 7:00 pm
AJ Auxerre will look to end the four-game losing streak in the league this weekend when they travel to Stade Bollaert-Delelis for a clash against RC Lens in the 19th round of the French Ligue 1. Match day schedules for January 14 at 19:00 EAT.
RC Lens heads in to this meeting after they held each other to 2-2 Ligue 1 stalemate versus Strasbourg in their previous match. In that game, RC Lens had 65% possession, 15 shots with eight of them on target and goals scored by Alexis Claude-Maurice (11′) and Loïs Openda (33′). Strasbourg got nine shots with six of them on target and goals by Sanjin Prcić (13′) and Kévin Gameiro (16′).
Coming into this game, Lens is second in the table with 41 points, six points off PSG at the top of the table and is unbeaten in their last ten fixtures.
After a losing effort in their last game against Toulouse in Ligue 1 competition,
AJ Auxerre takes this trip after 0-5 Ligue 1 trashing at the hands of Toulouse in their most recent encounter. In that game, Auxerre managed 47% possession and 19 shots with four of them on target. Toulouse got nine shots with seven of them on target and goals by Farès Chaïbi (4′), Anthony Rouault (33′), Branco van den Boomen (41′), Zakaria Aboukhlal (75′) and Thijs Dallinga (87′).
Auxerre has failed to score in three of their last four league matches overall and they could struggle to make an impact in the final third against title-chasing Lens this Saturday.
RC Lens vs. AJ Auxerre Head to head
RC Lens has as slightly better record in the head to head history of this match having won 22 times from the 50 encounters since 1933; Auxerre won 14 times while 14 other matches ended in draws.
RC Lens Team News
Jimmy Cabot, Adam Buksa and Wuilker Fariñez will be unavailable for nanager Franck Haise’s selection for this match through injuries.
RC Lens 's Last 5 Matches
11/01/2023Strasbourg Alsace2Lens2Ligue 1
07/01/2023Linas-Montlhery0Lens2Coupe de France
AJ Auxerre Team News
Manager Christophe Pélissier will be unable to call upon the services of Théo Pellenard who is recuperating from injury.
AJ Auxerre 's Last 5 Matches
08/01/2023Dunkerque4Auxerre5Coupe de France
RC Lens vs. AJ Auxerre : Odds and Predictions
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