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Lens vs. Bordeaux 5/16/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Lens takes on Bordeaux on 5/16/2021.

Bordeaux meets Lens in a regular season match. Lens with a record of 11.0-6.0-19.0 this season comes into this game with a 5.0-2.0-11.0 record on the road. Bordeaux is 11.0-6.0-19.0 this season and is 6.0-4.0-8.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Lens and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Bordeaux than game on their home pitch?

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Bordeaux and it is an opportunity to get rolling. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of Bordeaux after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against Lens.

The Lens Roster

The Players to Watch for the Lens

Jonathan Gradit DF

Jonathan Gradit has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jonathan Gradit had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Jonathan Gradit has 29 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jonathan Gradit has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jonathan Gradit has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jonathan Gradit has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Gaël Kakuta MF,FW

Gaël Kakuta has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Gaël Kakuta has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Gaël Kakuta had 25 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Lens teammates, Gaël Kakuta had 11 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Gaël Kakuta has 7 Yellow Cards this season. Gaël Kakuta has 9 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Jonathan Clauss DF

As a shooter, Jonathan Clauss had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jonathan Clauss had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Jonathan Clauss has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Lens teammates, Jonathan Clauss had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Jonathan Clauss has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jonathan Clauss has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Cheick Doucouré MF

As a shooter, Cheick Doucouré had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Cheick Doucouré has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Cheick Doucouré has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Cheick Doucouré has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Cheick Doucouré has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Cheick Doucouré has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Loïc Bade DF

As a shooter, Loïc Bade had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Loïc Bade has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Loïc Bade has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Lens teammates, Loïc Bade had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Loïc Bade has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Loïc Bade has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Florian Sotoca FW

Florian Sotoca has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Florian Sotoca had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Florian Sotoca has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Lens teammates, Florian Sotoca had 8 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Florian Sotoca has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Florian Sotoca has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Yannick Cahuzac MF

Yannick Cahuzac has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Yannick Cahuzac had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Yannick Cahuzac has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Lens teammates, Yannick Cahuzac had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Yannick Cahuzac has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Yannick Cahuzac has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Seko Fofana MF

As a shooter, Seko Fofana had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Seko Fofana had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Seko Fofana has 23 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Seko Fofana has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Seko Fofana has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Seko Fofana has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

The Bordeaux Roster

The Players to Watch for the Bordeaux

Youssouf Sabaly DF

As a shooter, Youssouf Sabaly had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Youssouf Sabaly has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Youssouf Sabaly has 30 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Youssouf Sabaly has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Youssouf Sabaly has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Youssouf Sabaly has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Toma Bašić MF

As a shooter, Toma Bašić had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Toma Bašić had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Toma Bašić has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Bordeaux teammates, Toma Bašić had 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Toma Bašić has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Toma Bašić has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Hwang Ui-jo FW,MF

Hwang Ui-jo has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Hwang Ui-jo had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Hwang Ui-jo has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Bordeaux teammates, Hwang Ui-jo had 11 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Hwang Ui-jo has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Hwang Ui-jo has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Loris Benito DF

As a shooter, Loris Benito had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Loris Benito had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Loris Benito has 28 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Bordeaux teammates, Loris Benito had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Loris Benito has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Loris Benito has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Paul Baysse DF

Paul Baysse has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Paul Baysse had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Paul Baysse has 28 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Bordeaux teammates, Paul Baysse had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Paul Baysse has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Paul Baysse has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Remi Oudin FW,MF

As a shooter, Remi Oudin had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Remi Oudin had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Remi Oudin has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Bordeaux teammates, Remi Oudin had 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Remi Oudin has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Remi Oudin has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Laurent Koscielny DF

As a shooter, Laurent Koscielny had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Laurent Koscielny had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Laurent Koscielny had 23 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Laurent Koscielny has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Laurent Koscielny has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Laurent Koscielny has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Yacine Adli MF

Yacine Adli has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Yacine Adli has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Yacine Adli had 25 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Bordeaux teammates, Yacine Adli had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Yacine Adli has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Yacine Adli has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Lens Team Stats

The Lens Offensive Stats and Metrics

Lens scored 1.19 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Lens scored those goals off assists 82.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.97 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Lens converted on 0.33 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Lens attempted 3.61 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Lens is able to get 30.7% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.

Lens Defensive Stats and Metrics

Lens gave up 1.11 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. Lens goalkeepers fended off 3.58 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

Lens goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 68.2% of the time. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. Lens goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 19.4% of the time. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.







Lens Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Bordeaux had 10.03 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Bordeaux is in the top 94 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Bordeaux had 11.44 interceptions. This puts Bordeaux in the top 56 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Bordeaux has committed 12.5 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Bordeaux in the top 36 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Bordeaux drew 12.94 fouls. This puts Bordeaux in the top 38 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Bordeaux committed an offside 1.28 times. Bordeaux is in the top 13 percentile in offside calls against them.

Bordeaux Team Stats

The Bordeaux Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Bordeaux was able to score 0.92 goals. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Bordeaux was able to score 0.81 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Bordeaux converted on 0.25 of attempted shots on goal. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Bordeaux attempts 3.61 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Bordeaux is able to get 33.2% of their shots to be on goal(target). Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Bordeaux Defensive Stats and Metrics

Bordeaux gave up 1.36 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Bordeaux plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. Bordeaux goalkeepers fended off 3.92 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 65.2% of shots on target were saved by Bordeaux goalkeepers. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 36.1% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Bordeaux. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

Bordeaux Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Bordeaux had 10.03 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Bordeaux in the top 94 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Bordeaux has successfully intercepted 11.44 passes per 90 minutes of action. Bordeaux is in the top 56 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Bordeaux commits 12.5 fouls. Bordeaux is in the top 36 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Bordeaux drew 12.94 fouls. Bordeaux is in the top 38 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Bordeaux committed an offside 1.28 times. This puts Bordeaux in the top 13 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

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