This Friday, 22th February, Strasbourg will play against Lille in the 26th Round of Ligue 1. Even though Lille have more victories so dar, it is expected to see a well balanced match.
The hosts are in a good shape with 3 losses out of the last 12 matches in all competitions. So far in Ligue 1, Strasbourg have checked 9 wins, 9 draws and 7 losses, gaining 36 points. The team have won 3 of the last 5 home matches and in just one of them the players have scored 2.5 goals. What is more, they have won the last 3 home meetings against Lille. In each of these, Strasbourg have managed to score at least 2 goals. With a 3 - 4 - 1 - 2 formation, Ajorque and Mothiba will be in attack. Since they are injured, Saadi, Grimm, Martin and Carole will not play tonight and Mitrovic is also a missing player, having in view that he in suspended.
With 15 wins, five draws and five losses, the team is on the second position. With 42 goals scored, they have the second best attack, after PSG. So far in this competition, they have conceded 22 goals and have gained 50 points. Lille’s current form is a good one, considering that they have checked 7 victories out of the last 9 matches. Even though they are in good position on the table, Lille have won just one meeting of the last 5 against Strasbourg and have been defeated in 3 of them. With Leao as the main striker, the visitors will play with a 4 - 2 - 3 - 1 formation.