Lille vs Rennes Match Info
Date: Tuesday February 4 2020
Kick-off time: 6.00pm GMT
Venue: Stade Pierre-Mauroy
Referee: Johan Hamel
Lille vs Rennes Head-To-Head Record
Last 4 matches (Ligue 1 games unless stated)
September 22 2019: Rennes 1-1 Lille
May 24 2019: Rennes 3-1 Lille
February 6 2019 (Coupe de France): Rennes 2-1 Lille
August 11 2018: Lille 3-1 Rennes
Total head-to-head league matches played since 1994-95: 45
Lille wins: 17
Rennes wins: 13
Lille vs Rennes Stats
- Both teams have scored in all of the last five matches between these clubs
- Lille have won only one of their latest 10 games against Rennes
- Rennes have lost just one of their last nine Ligue 1 matches
Lille vs Rennes Match Preview
Fourth hosts third in Ligue 1 with Lille hoping to close a six-point gap to Rennes, who currently occupy a qualification place for the Champions League group stage next season.
Lille contested Europe’s elite club competition this term but collected only one point in the group in which Chelsea finished second to Valencia, whereas Rennes are bidding to participate for the first time in either the Champions League or the European Cup.
The Red and Blacks were in the Europa League this season but, like Lille, finished bottom of their group which was won by Celtic.
Nevertheless, Rennes have been in fine form since the start of December (see stats above) largely due to keeping things tight defensively, although their latest two victories have been by 5-4 and 3-2 scorelines with the first of those a French Cup tie that went to extra time.
The only team to have beaten Lille at home this season are France’s all-conquering club Paris Saint-Germain, so that indicates it will be far from easy for Julien Stephan’s side to win on this journey east from Brittany.
However, with the loan signing of World Cup-winning midfielder Steven N’Zonzi surely giving them a boost, Rennes are fancied to maintain their six-point advantage over Lille as they certainly look in good enough form to hold their hosts to a draw.
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Lille vs Rennes Betting Tips
Draw @ 12/5 with bet365
Both teams to score @ 19/20 with bet365