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A win has continued to elude Clermont Foot in their last 3 league games and they are back in action this weekend searching for a win. Their last 3 matches ended in 2 defeats and 1 draw, and they were defeated 3-0 by Stade Brest. They need a response and they need it in this game. Unfortunately they are coming up against a very disciplined LOSC Lille side.
LOSC Lille are easy winners in the clash on paper, but they would have to work hard to get it against an anxious Clermont Foot side. LOSC Lille are doing all the right things and they continue to extend their unbeaten streak. After the 2-0 win over Metz FC last weekend, they are now unbeaten in their last 8 league games. Their excellent record, makes this game against Clermont Foot look like a walk over for Lille. So, they are coming into this game with the objective of winning.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Clermont Foot have been a poor side for most parts of the season. Even winning on home soil has been difficult for this team and they need a response as quickly as possible.
Clermont’s last win was against Lorient last month and since then they have been involved in 3 league games without a win. And in their last 5 league games, they managed 1 win, 2 draws and 2 defeats.
Last weekend, they lost 3:0 against Brest at the Stade Francis-Le Ble. Clermont were by far second best in that game as the scoreline reflected. They had 42% possession, 1 shot on target and 4 corner kicks.
Clermont Foot remain 17th on the table with 10 points from 2 wins, 4 draws and 8 defeats in 14 league games.
Clermont Foot and Lille have had a very brief history against each other as Clermont have won Lille only once in their 4 meetings against each other. Their most recent meeting ended in a goalless draw back in February this year.
All indications seem to point to another win for LOSC Lille. And why not? At the moment they are in fine form, and they are playing against one of the weakest teams in the league. No reason why they shouldn't grab an easy win against Clermont Foot here.
LOSC Lille were in high spirits last weekend as they won Metz FC by 2 goals to nil. Yusuf Yazici and Jonathan David both found the back of the net in the first half to give Lille a comfortable lead into the break. Metz FC also had two scoring opportunities in both halves, but they failed to convert either of them. Lille won the game after a very brilliant display.
LOSC Lille are now unbeaten in their last 8 league matches in a row and they are hoping to extend it even further against Clermont. Their last meeting with Clermont ended in a stalemate and LOSC Lille would be eager to avoid dropping vital points.
At the moment, LOSC Lille are 4th on the league table with 26 points from 7 wins, 5 draws and 2 defeats so far.
Head to Head
There's not been too many encounters between LOSC Lille and Clermont Foot in the past and this is their 5th ever meeting. Lille won 2 of their last 4, while Clermont won 1 and they played a draw once.
Analysis and Predictions
It's a strong eat the weak situation in front of us. Clermont Foot are obviously the weaker side and LOSC Lille won't make any mistakes.
Their history against each other offers little talking points but LOSC Lille have not lost their last 3 meetings against Clermont Foot and they have also not conceded a goal in that time.
LOSC Lille have also seen less than 2.5 goals scored in their last 7 matches and less than 10.5 corners in 8 of their last 9 matches.
Clermont Foot have also seen less than 10.5 corners in their last 6 matches.
- Lille to play more corners at 1.61 Odds
- Lille Win FT at 1.76 Odds
- Correct Score 0:2 at 7.50 Odds