2019-20 Ligue 1 – Lille vs Saint-Etienne Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does Lille vs Saint-Etienne kick off? Wednesday 28th August, 2019 – 18:00 (UK)

Where is Lille vs Saint-Etienne being played? Stade Pierre-Mauroy

What is the weather forecast for Lille vs Saint-Etienne? Cloudy, 29c

What television channel is Lille vs Saint-Etienne on? BT Sport have the rights to Ligue 1 matches in the UK, so it is worth checking their schedule

Where can I stream Lille vs Saint-Etienne? If the match is televised on BT Sport, then subscribers will be able to stream the match live via the BT Sport website & app

Where can I get tickets for Lille vs Saint-Etienne?

Lille – https://www.billetterie.losc.fr/fr

Saint-Etienne – https://billetterie.asse.fr/?utm_source=siteofficiel&utm_medium=header&utm_campaign=generic

What was the score when the teams last met? Saint-Etienne 0-1 Lille

THE TEAM NEWS

LILLE

Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Maignan; Celik, Jose Fonte, Thiago Djalo, Bradaric; Andre, Thiago Maia; Luiz Araujo, Ikone, Bamba; Osimhen

Unavailable: Agouzoul (Injured), Xeka (Injured), Soumare (Suspended), Renato Sanches (Ineligible)

Doubtful: Soumaoro (Injured), Gabriel (Injured)

SAINT-ETIENNE

Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Ruffier; Debuchy, Moukoudi, Perrin, Trauco; Youssouf, M'Vila; Hamouma, Boudebouz, Denis Bouanga; Khazri

Unavailable: Saliba (Injured), Gabriel Silva (Injured), Monnet-Paquet (Injured), Abi (Injured), Fofana (Injured), Honorat (Injured), Aholou (Injured)

Doubtful:

MATCH ANALYSIS

There is a real feel-good factor around Lille after the big-money signing of Renato Sanches from Bayern but the Portuguese midfielder will not play here. That move should lift the players and fans, giving Lille every chance of continuing their typically strong form at home against Saint-Etienne.

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