In a midweek Ligue 1 conflict between two teams from the furthest edges of the standings, nineteenth-put Strasbourg will engage second-put Lens at the Stade de la Meinau on Wednesday (January 11). The hosts are winless in seven games and experienced consecutive losses since the resumption of Ligue 1 last month after the 2022 FIFA World Cup break. In their last game, they returned from two goals down just to surrender a 78th-minute champ in a 3-2 home loss against Troyes.
Lens, in the meantime, recorded an impressive 3-1 win at home over league pioneers Paris Holy person Germain (PSG) last time around. Przemyslaw Frankowski, Lois Openda and Alexis Claude Maurice were on the scoresheet. The two teams were involved in the Car de France last week. Strasbourg was disposed of by Enrages on punishments, while Lens beat Linas-Montlhery 2-0, because of goals from Seko Fofana and Florian Sotoca.
Strasbourg is winless at home in Ligue 1 this season. However, they have scored somewhere around once in four of their last five home games and furthermore scored in the entirety of their gatherings against Lens starting around 2004.
Lens, in the meantime, has been in great touch this season. Falling off success against PSG, they currently trail the league chiefs by four after 17 games.
Despite the fact that Strasbourg has been the better side in late gatherings, taking into account the ongoing type of the two teams, a Lens win appears to be probable.
Prediction: Strasbourg 1-2 Lens
Doukoure, Djiku, Nyamsi, Perrin;
Bellegarde, Prcic, Diarra;
Thomasson; Diallo, Gameiro;
Medina, Danso, Gradit;
Frankowski, Fofana, Samed, Haidara;
Sotoca, Openda, Maurice;
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