Wednesday night, Lille receives Ajax for a meeting of Group H of the Champions League. Lille can hardly hope anything while Ajax is fighting for the first place in the group.
Lille vs Ajax Free Betting Tips
Despite all his good will and his efforts, Lille should not go further than this phase of Champions League pool hen this season. Indeed, the Dogues only got one point in equalizing the end of the game against Valencia in the third match (1-1). Otherwise, they were beaten by Ajax (3-0), Chelsea (1-2) and Valencia (4-1) in the last match. As a result, they are 6 points behind the 3 teams in this group and should not even be able to be donated to the Europa League. In the league, the men of Christophe Galtier are 9th and they have won only one of their last 7 games. It was against Bordeaux (3-0). Since then, they were beaten in Marseille (2-1) and held in check by Metz before the truce. Last Friday, they logically bowed to Paris (2-0).
Opposite, Ajax is in contention to try to take the lead of this group. If she is already leading the pool, she has the same number of points as Chelsea and Valencia. After defeating Losc in the first match of this group, the Ajacides went to win the way against Valencia (0-3) before losing in the very end against Chelsea (0-1). In the last game, they were joined by Chelsea after a crazy game (4-4) where they finished at 9. On the national scene, the men of Eric Ten Hag are also leaders with 6 more units than their dolphin, AZ Alkmaar. They remain on 8 wins in a row. Before the truce, they easily dominated Feyenoord (4-0), PEC Zwolle (2-4) and Utrecht (4-0). Last weekend, they took over, at home, on Heracles (4-1).
The staff for Lille vs Ajax
For Lille, the striker recruited this PSG Weah and the Soumaoro cadre remain injured as the replacement Agouzoul. Ill last weekend, winger Bamba should be available but not central defender Jose Fonte who joined the infirmary. Otherwise, everyone will be available to start with Osimhen, the top scorer north, who scored 2 of the 3 goals of the Dogs in the competition. It will be fresh after serving its suspension Friday against PSG.
For its part, Ajax will be forced to make the trip without his central defenders Blind and Veltman, both excluded against Chelsea. In addition, the second top scorer of this team, the Brazilian Neres, will also be absent, victim of a knee injury. Otherwise, Ajax can still rely on its frames as Tadic, Ziyech, Promes, Van de Beek or Tagliafico.
The compositions for Lille vs Ajax
The probable composition of Lille (appointment at 20h for the official compo):
Maignan – Celik, Djalo, Gabriel, Bradaric – Yacizi, André, Soumaré, Bamba – Ikoné, Osimhen
Absent: Weah, Agouzoul, Jose Fonte, Soumaoro (injured).
The tactical provision provided (4-4-2):
Celik – Djalo – Gabriel – Bradaric
Yacizi – André – Soumaré – Bamba
Ikoné – Osimhen
The probable composition of Ajax (go to 20h for the official compo):
Onana – Mazraoui, Dest, Schuurs, Tagliafico – Van de Beck, Martinez – Labyach, Ziyech, Promes – Tadic.
Absent: Nerves (injured) Veltman, Blind (suspended).
The planned tactical disposition (4-2-3-1):
Mazraoui – Dest – Schuurs – Tagliafico
Van de Beek – Martinez –
Labyad – Ziyech – Promes
The history of confrontations Lille vs Ajax
Before Ajax’s victory in the first leg (3-0), the two teams had never met.
In the first leg, Lille fell quite a bit in Amsterdam (3-0).
Key points for the match Lille vs Ajax
– Lille is eliminated.
– Ajax must prevail to practically ensure his qualification.
– Ajax has several absentees in defense, Lille too.
Lille is clearly inferior on paper.
– Lille have won only one of their last 9 matches
Free Betting Prediction Lille vs Ajax
Focused on qualification, Ajax could come to win at Pierre-Mauroy Wednesday night against a Lille team that has anyway no hope of qualification.
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