Match: Lille – Qabala Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips
Date: Thursday, 28 July, 2016
Start time: 18:00 UK
In this game first leg of the 3rd qualifying round of the Europa League, Lille will face Qabala.
Fifth in Ligue 1 last season, Lille played a final of the League Cup but lost against PSG. This summer, Men Frederic Antonetti’s team played 4 friendlies game and not conceded a goal against Dunkirk (1-0), Red Star (0-0), Ostend (0-0) and Beveren last Thursday (0-1 ). During the summer they lost D.Sidibé (Monaco) and Guirassy (Cologne), but they kept the Portuguese hero Eder, permanently transferred to Swansea.
The team of Qabala finished on 3rd place in Azerbaijan and has already played two qualifying rounds for the Europa League. Roman Grigorchuck’s side first eliminated Georgians of Samtredia (5-1/2-1) and Hungary’s MTK (1-2/2-0), for a total of 3 and 1 success setbacks in 4 games.
At home, Lille should take a victory in this first meeting. Given the quality of the defense of “The Great Danes” during its preparation, we rely on their success without conceding a goal.
Tip: Lille to win @ 1.50 with Bet365