Bordeaux & Lille meet on Match-day 19

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Ligue 1 action on Wednesday as Bordeaux and Lille meet at the Matmut Atlantique Stadiums – 9:00pm GMT.

Bordeaux currently sitting in fifteenth place, are four places lower than eleventh placed Lille, heading into the clash.

This season’s Ligue 1 campaign, has so far seen Bordeaux achieve 17 points

Bordeaux come to this fixture on the back of a victory, having beaten Troyes 1-2 at Stade de l’Aube.

Also, Bordeaux have been unable to find the winning strategy now for 15 of their last 18 meetings, a habit that must be broken if they want to end with a positive season. With 17 points (3W, 7L and 8D), they are established in fifteenth position in the League having won three games, drawn eight matches, and lost seven meetings.

When Bordeaux host Lille, they will do so on the back of one win, four darts, and four losses on their own ground.

A victory for Bordeaux would put them on 20 points.

Good Attacking Performance

Bordeaux will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (28). Their stand out attacking players have been Hwang Ui-Jo (6), Alberth Elis (5), and Remi Oudin (3). Vladimir Petkovic will know the risks of constantly leaking goals throughout the season, with 40 goals conceded so far. He needs to find a way to shore-up the defence, in order that opponents are unable to take advantage of this.

Bordeaux are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Vladimir Petkovic is concerned that Wednesday’s fixture could see him without nine of his key players.

Lille have so far accrued 25 points in this season of the Ligue 1

Lille come to this fixture on the back of a 0-0 home draw against Lyon at the Stade Pierre Mauroy.

Also, the key to rising above the rest in the Ligue 1 is to build a steady momentum throughout the season. This is what Lille have achieved, with no defeats in six matches. Now they have 6 matches won, 5 games lost and 7 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in eleventh place, with a total of 25 points having won six matches, drawn seven fixtures, and lost five games.

Lille’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Bordeaux. In the 9 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won two games, drawn three meetings, and lost four fixtures.

A win in this fixture, would take Lille’s points from 25 to 28, so far this season.

Lille’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Jocelyn Gourvennec, ahead of this Wednesday’s fixture against their opponents.

Bordeaux v Lille – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels the clubs have previously met each other 53 times with the tally being 19 wins and 17 draws for Bordeaux. February 2021 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Les Girondins took all three points winning 0-3 away.

Lille are odds on to win at 55.25 percent.

Other players of note for Bordeaux are Alberth Elis and Remi Oudin with five goals and three goals respectively and for Lille are Jonathan David and Burak Yilmaz with 11 goals both.

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