Lens vs Reims
France Ligue 1,
Date: Friday, 1 October 2021
Kick-off 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Stade Bollaert-Delelis.
Lens host Reims within the first fixture of the Matchday No 9 in Ligue 1 on Friday night at Stade Bollaert-Delelis.
Reims overtook Marseille on the second place within the Ligue 1 standings after clinching a 2-Three victory away at Orange Velodrome final weekend.
Franck Haise’s males produced an outstanding show on the event, displaying a real preventing spirit to notch the successful objective of the sport having beforehand dropped a two-goal benefit.
Striker Florian Sotoca performed his finest recreation of the season, scoring one and helping for the opposite two of Lens’ objectives on the event.
He takes penalties for Lens and we consider the time has come for him to capitalize on such a robust show and rating his maiden objective from open play right here towards Reims.
Lens have gained three of the final 4 league outings. They improved their defensive showings within the current dwelling fixtures, conceding just one objective within the final two Ligue 1 affairs in their very own yard.
Reims may even enter this recreation in excessive spirits after netting three objectives within the final weekend’s dwelling win over Nantes.
Oscar Garcia’s males have misplaced solely two video games because the starting of the season, thus confounding the expectations from the French soccer consultants.
Lens vs Reims Head-to-head
- These two sides met one another in a pre-season pleasant simply greater than a few months in the past when Lens claimed a 1-2 victory.
- The groups shared spoils in two attracts after they locked horns within the earlier time period of the Ligue 1 (4-Four and 1-1 respectively).
- Each groups scored in 5 of the final six face to face encounters between Lens and Reims.
Lens vs Reims Prediction
Each outfits will come into the match on a excessive having notched three objectives every final weekend previous Marseille and Nantes respectively. Wanting additionally on the face to face developments, backing objectives at each ends appears to be a wise thought right here.
As for the end result, we do fancy Lens understanding they’ve gained three of the final 4 league matches. Nonetheless, as a substitute of backing the house win at 1.80, we see a a lot larger worth in backing their in-form ahead Florian Sotoca to attain anytime on the sky-high 3.00 odds.