Stadium: Red Bull Arena (Salzburg)
Red Bull Salzburg will host Lille at their home arena. This encounter will take place as part of the second round of the Champions League group stage. What should we expect from the upcoming game in Austria?
Red Bull Salzburg
In the first round of the Champions League group stage, Red Bull Salzburg played away against Sevilla. In the first half, the Red Bulls got three penalties. Adeyemi and Suchic failed to convert their chances, but the latter redeemed himself with a spot-kick. At the end of the first half, Red Bull Salzburg conceded a goal, scored by Rakitic. After the break, the teams were held scoreless, with the scoreline tied at 1-1. Then, Red Bull Salzburg played two games in the Austrian league and another one in the cup. The club got confident victories with a total score of 12-0. Red Bull Salzburg are at the top of the Austrian league table. They have not lost a single point in nine games.
On Matchday 1 of the Champions League group stage, Lille played on home soil. Germany’s Wolfsburg came to visit the team. In this encounter, the teams did not produce any good results. Then, Lille played three matches in the French championship. They suffered a 0-1 defeat at the hands of Lens before claiming victories over Reims and Strasbourg. Both games recorded the same score of 2-1. Lille sit ninth in Ligue 1.
Expert Betting Tips
Lille have improved in their last two matches in the French championship. The reigning Ligue 1 champion had picked up six points, before which the team managed to win five points in six games. However, that progress may not be enough to claim a good result in Austria. The Red Bull Salzburg players are in excellent form and can boast good goalscoring. In the upcoming meeting, I expect a quick goal and suggest betting on the line with the time of the first goal. In Lille’s last five away matches in the Champions League, the first goal was scored before 25 minutes. You can also consider options with Total Over goals and a win for the Austrian team.
- First goal from 1 to 27 minutes for 1.90;
- Total Over (2.5) goals for 1.74;
- W1 for 2.00.