Strasbourg vs Lille
French Ligue 1, Season 2017/18
Date: Sunday, 13th August 2017
Kick-off at 14:00 UK / 15:00 CET
Venue: Stade de la Meinau, Strasbourg.
The two teams started off their seasons differently will duel at Stade de la Meinau as Strasbourg host Lille.
Strasbourg were pressed by Lyon in the first round with 4-0. The Lyonnais have the greatest efforts in this season, so Strasbourg will seek for points against the weaker sides of Ligue 1.
Strasbourg’s pre-matches was so impressive as they were unconquered after having kick off mostly French side.
The welcoming team are so keen to change their team’s formation for the upcoming duel as their starting scheme doesn’t look like it work.
Lille made a statement in the first round of the French local league after pressing Nantes 3-0. They overtook the match completely and after the slow first half they broke their opponents in the second.
Lille seem to have adopted a balanced approach in their matches with the 4-2-3-1 formation with their attacking standing out as a serious threat.
Star players like Bautheac, Mendyl and Soumaoro will Not appear in this clash due to injuries and as well as Enyeaema appearance in this match is still under the question mark.
Strasbourg vs Lille: Head-to-head
The two teams have not met since since 2008. Lille had slightly more success in their outings, but their matches have often been ending as a draw.
Strasbourg vs Lille: Prediction
A high-scoring affair is expected with at least one goal for each side.