Ligue 1 – Match-day 4 Sees Lille take on Montpellier

Lille vs. Montpellier

Sunday at the Stade Pierre Mauroy, as Lille host Montpellier in the Ligue 1.

Currently sitting in eighth place, Montpellier will travel to Lille, who are nine places lower in the League and sit in seventeenth place.

Lille’s Ligue 1 season, has so far seen them gain two points, going into this game

Lille have dropped five points in their last two games, drawing 1-1 at Saint-Étienne and losing 0-4 to Nice.

Lille are quickly becoming the Ligue 1’s draw specialists, having recorded two in their last three games. They currently stand seventeenth in the League, with two points drawn two fixtures and lost one game.

Playing at home, Lille have lost one game.

A win in this fixture, would take Lille’s points from 2 to 5, so far this season.

Lille are no strangers this Season to illness and injury and Jocelyn Gourvennec is concerned that Sunday’s fixture could see him without one of his key players.

Montpellier have so far accrued four points in this season of the Ligue 1

FC Lorient were beaten 3-1 at the Stade de la Mosson, the last time that Montpellier played.

Can Montpellier extend their incredible run of one wins? They currently sit in eighth place, with a total of four points having won one game, drawn one game, and lost one game.

Montpellier will travel to Lille with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with one darts.

A victory for Montpellier would put them on 7 points.

It is likely that three key players will miss Sunday’s fixture, which is something of a concern for Oliver Dall’Oglio and his Montpellier team.

Lille v Montpellier – Head-to-Head.

This fixture has historically favoured the locals, in terms of results.Lille have recorded 17 victories and 11 draws. Additionally, the two sides have played out draws in four of their last six games encounters. Their most recent encounter in this competition was April 2021 and the score line ended up with a 1-1 draw. Previous matches between this pair have been high-scoring affairs and the odds of both sides finding the net on Sunday are high (60.24%) so it should be an entertaining match.

Lille to win – probability is 59.88 percent.