The sensational reigning champion of France took the title from Paris Saint-Germain. After the 11th round, the gap between the capital club and the nearest pursuer decreased slightly (7 points). Lille is still in the middle of the table but are only 5 points behind the third Ligue 1 team.
On November 2, Lille will play at home, and PSG on November 3, away in the Champions League. The tight schedule of meetings obliges the teams to carry out some roster rotation to avoid getting into a mess. To a certain extent, it is easier to do this by Mauricio Pochettino, under whose leadership the forming stars of world football play.
In April, for the first time in 5 years, the Dogs managed to defeat PSG at a party: Jonathan David’s goal was the only one in April this year. Well, in August, Lille, for the first time since 2002, beat the Parisians in two matches in a row, taking the French Super Cup along the way. The score is the same (1:0), but now the Portuguese midfielder Sheka has scored.
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Seven of Lille’s 14 goals this season have been scored by Jonathan David – the Canadian sniper is at the top of the League 1 scoring race and enjoys the support of all the strongest club partners involved in the attacking echelon. Not a single one of them is injured today at the “dogs”. To score for the “dogs” in Paris is a quite feasible task this Friday, given the losses of the opponent and the presence on the field of Messi and Neymar, who clearly fall out of the defensive tactics of the hosts.
But it is absolutely impossible to imagine what exactly in the capital Lille will not concede for the first time since the start of the season – both teams will score. Want to read more football predictions and don’t miss the attractive odds? Subscribe to footbal24.in and receive the latest updates to your email.