Lille Vs St Etienne Live Stream October 06 2018 Kick Off 15:00 GMT
Lille are lucky having survived relegation last season by securing the 17th position in Ligue 1 just a point above the relegation zone.
Lille lost 1-0 away to both Angers and Bordeaux. However, the hosts have have won five of their eight games that includes four back to back wins at home ,with the most recent being a 3-0 win over Marseille.
St Etienne lying 4th with 15 points in the league has had a good start in chasing for Champions League football next season. The most recent win for the visitors was 2-0 against Monaco.
St Etienne has only lost once in Ligue 1. The loss came on 14th September 2018 when they were haunted by table leaders PSG, 4-0.
Etienne has won half of their games making them lie 4th behind table leaders PSG who have 24 points in 8 matches.
Lille has defensive worries having conceded seven goals in their four trips away this season, they have also scored at least two goals in all four of their home matches this season, They haven’t lost at home in 17 league matches.
Lille have won three, drawn one, and lost two of their last six meetings with St Etienne
Lille are expected to be without Rui Fonte and Jeremy Pied for this clash, but defender Adama Soumaoro will return from his one game ban.
Mathieu Debuchy will miss the trip while defender William Saliba, midfield duo Gabriel Silva and Arnaud Nordin are doubts.