Caen vs Lille
French Ligue 1
Date: Saturday, 18th February 2017
Kick off at 19:00 UK / 20:00 CET
Venue: Stade Michel d’Ornano, Caen.
It’s all change at Lille with Franck Passi in as interim manager and this game, away to tricky Caen will be his first in charge. Passi has been a caretaker manager previously for Marseille and Compostela. He will be charged for keeping Lille in Ligue 1 who are in 17th place and have lost coming into this game 3 games in a row.
Away from home Lille in general have been poor with just two wins but their recent form has seen them gain 7 points from their last 15.
Caen are a position below Lille and like them need these three vital points up for grabs. They have won just1 game in their past five matches and are facing their toughest time in the league so far. In their last home league match they went down 4-0 to Bordeaux however before that they had recorded 4 matches with no losses, including a very impressive 3-2 win over Lyon.
Caen vs Lille: Head to Head Stats
Can Lille make it 13th time lucky? Because Lille has won this fixture home or away for the last 12 times going back to 2009. The last time Caen tasted victory was in 2007 and that is the only victory they have achieved in this fixture in almost 20 years.
Caen vs Lille: Prediction
Not only do Lille have a new man in the dugout which is sure to shake up some of the players they also have an incredible record here and motivation to win this game to pull clear of the home team.
Caen vs Lille: Bet Tips
Lille to win with a handicap +1 goal start at 4/7 (1.57).