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Lille vs. Angers 5/23/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Lille meets Angers on 5/23/2021.

Angers visits Lille in a Ligue 1 match. Lille with a record of 12.0-8.0-17.0 this season comes into this game with a 6.0-5.0-8.0 record on the road. Angers is 12.0-8.0-17.0 this season and is 6.0-3.0-9.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Lille 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 Angers than game on their home pitch?

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

The Lille Roster

The Players to Watch for the Lille

Sven Botman DF

Sven Botman 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 Sven Botman 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.

Sven Botman has 35 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Sven Botman has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

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

José Fonte DF

José Fonte 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. José Fonte 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, José Fonte had 35 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Lille teammates, José Fonte 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.

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

Benjamin André MF

As a shooter, Benjamin André 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 Benjamin André 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, Benjamin André had 31 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Benjamin André has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

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

Jonathan Bamba MF

As a shooter, Jonathan Bamba 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. Jonathan Bamba 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, Jonathan Bamba had 32 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jonathan Bamba has 6 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 Bamba has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jonathan Bamba has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Jonathan David FW

Jonathan David 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 David 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 David has 25 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jonathan David has 12 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 David has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jonathan David has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Zeki Çelik DF

Zeki Çelik 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 Zeki Çelik 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.

Zeki Çelik has 25 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 Lille teammates, Zeki Çelik 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.

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

Jonathan Ikone MF,FW

Jonathan Ikone 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 Ikone 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 Ikone has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jonathan Ikone has 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.

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

Reinildo Mandava DF

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

Reinildo Mandava has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Reinildo Mandava 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 Angers Roster

The Players to Watch for the Angers

Ismaël Traoré DF

Ismaël Traoré 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. Ismaël Traoré 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, Ismaël Traoré had 33 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Ismaël Traoré has 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.

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

Romain Thomas DF

As a shooter, Romain Thomas 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. Romain Thomas 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, Romain Thomas had 32 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Angers teammates, Romain Thomas 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.

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

Angelo Fulgini MF

As a shooter, Angelo Fulgini 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. Angelo Fulgini 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, Angelo Fulgini had 29 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Angelo Fulgini has 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Angelo Fulgini has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Angelo Fulgini has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Thomas Mangani MF

Thomas Mangani 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. Thomas Mangani 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, Thomas Mangani had 28 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Thomas Mangani has 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.

Thomas Mangani has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Thomas Mangani has 3 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Souleyman Doumbia DF

Souleyman Doumbia 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. Souleyman Doumbia 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.

Souleyman Doumbia 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 Angers teammates, Souleyman Doumbia had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

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

Vincent Manceau DF

As a shooter, Vincent Manceau 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 Vincent Manceau 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.

Vincent Manceau 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 Angers teammates, Vincent Manceau had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

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

Pierrick Capelle MF,DF

As a shooter, Pierrick Capelle 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. Pierrick Capelle 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, Pierrick Capelle had 21 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Pierrick Capelle has 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.

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

Ibrahim Amadou MF

Ibrahim Amadou 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. Ibrahim Amadou 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, Ibrahim Amadou had 16 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Angers teammates, Ibrahim Amadou had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

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

Lille Team Stats

The Lille Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Lille was able to score 1.51 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Lille scored those goals off assists 68.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.03 assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Lille converted on 0.32 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Lille attempts 4.68 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Lille is able to get 36.3% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Lille Defensive Stats and Metrics

Lille gave up 0.54 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. Lille goalkeepers fended off 2.78 shots per 90 minutes. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Lille truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Lille goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 79.6% of the time. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 56.8% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Lille. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Lille Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Angers had 10.46 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Angers in the top 93 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Angers has successfully intercepted 11.35 passes per 90 minutes of action. Angers is in the top 56 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Angers has committed 12.24 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Angers in the top 31 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Angers drew 12.78 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Angers is in the top 40 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Angers had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.16 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Angers in the top 8 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Angers Team Stats

The Angers Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Angers was able to score 0.89 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, Angers was able to score 0.62 goals off assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Angers 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, Angers attempts 3.59 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Angers attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 34.2% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Angers Defensive Stats and Metrics

Angers gave up 1.38 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Angers plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. Angers goalkeepers fended off 3.59 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

Angers goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 62.4% of the time. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 24.3% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Angers. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Angers Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Angers had 10.46 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Angers in the top 93 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Angers had 11.35 interceptions. Angers is in the top 56 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Angers commits 12.24 fouls. This puts Angers in the top 31 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Angers drew 12.78 fouls. Angers is in the top 40 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Angers committed an offside 1.16 times. This puts Angers in the top 8 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Lille vs. Angers Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Lille 3 Angers 0

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