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Lille vs Red Bull Salzburg preview, team news, betting tips & prediction

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Lille would be eager to make home advantage count as they prepare to take on a plucky Red Bull Salzburg side who have a great chance to progress through to the knockout stages of the competition.

Lille registered a 2-1 win over Seville in their previous Champions League outing while Salzburg lost to Vfl Wolfsburg by the same scoreline.

Les Dogues have struggled for consistency throughout the campaign since Jocelyn Gourvennec replaced Christophe Galtier. They were winless in their first three Champions League outings but managed to climb to the top of the group following their 2-1 win over Seville.

Now, they are in a great position to qualify for the knockout phase but in order to assure progression, they need to be on top of their game against a young Salzburg side that plays without any fear. In Austria, the reigning champions have had a torrid time of late but you can expect them to be up for the challenge against Lille.

However, Salzburg have not fared well on their European travels which bodes well for Lille who will be all but assured a place in the next round with a win.

Lille v Salzburg team news

Lille will be without the services of Benjamin Andre and Jonathan Ikone due to suspension while star midfielder Renato Sanches misses out due to injury. Burak Yilmaz is expected to lead the line but the Mastiffs still cannot call upon Sven Botman who is still recovering from a groin issue.

Salzburg have defensive issues to sort out with Kamil Piatkowski and Bryan Okoh long-term absentees.

Lille possible starting lineup:
Grbic; Celik, Fonte, Djalo, Bradaric; Weah, Xeka, Onana, Yazici; David, Yilmaz

Red Bull Salzburg possible starting lineup:
Kohn; Kristensen, Onguene, Wober, Ulmer; Capaldo, Camara, Siewald; Aaronson; Adeyemi, Sesko

Lille vs Salzburg betting odds

Here are the latest betting odds for Lille vs Salzburg from Betfred:

Match winner

Lille: 13/8

Draw: 23/10

Salzburg: 9/5

Total Goals

Over 2.5: 39/40

Under: 19/20

Lille vs Salzburg match prediction

The game against the reigning French champions could be a bridge too far for the young Austrian side but there’s definitely goals in this game. However, Lille’s ability to score goals when needed the most is likely to help them to a crucial win.

Predicted final score: Lille 2-1 Salzburg

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