Lens take on Lille in a Ligue 1 league encounter the Saturday and they will be looking to continue their unbeaten start to the season.
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The home side have picked up nine points from five league games and they will be hoping to fix their wretched head to head record against Lille this weekend.
The visitors are coming into this game on the back of just one win in five league matches but they are unbeaten in their last six meetings against Lens.
Lens vs Lille team news
The home side do not have any major injury issues ahead of this weekend’s clash against Lille.
The visitors will be without the services of Jonathan Bamba, Orestis Karnezis, Renato Sanches and Timothy Weah due to injuries.
Lens: Leca; Gradit, Danso, Medina; Clauss, Fofana, Cahuzac, Frankowski; Kakuta, Sotoca, Ganago
Lille: Grbic; Celik, Fonte, Botman, Reinildo; Ikone, Andre, Xeka, Yazici; David, Yilmaz
Lens vs Lille form guide
Lens have picked up two wins and three draws in their five league games and they will fancy their chances against the struggling Lille side.
However, the home side will have to improve defensively in order to pick up the three points here. They have ended up drawing their last three home matches in the French league.
The visitors have just picked up one win in the league so far and they have conceded eleven goals in five outings.
Lens vs Lille prediction
Lille have an exceptional head to head record against Saturday’s opposition and they have managed to win six of their last seven matches against Lens in all competitions.
Furthermore, they have scored at least three goals in their last three matches against the hosts and this would be a great time for them to display their superior form and get their stuttering campaign back on track.
However, the home side are in better form right now and they have been very difficult to beat.
A narrow home win is definitely on the cards here.
Prediction: Lens to win.