VILLENEUVE D’ASCQ. Lille beats Salzburg 1-0 after J. David scored just 1 goal (31′).
The match was held at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy Stadium in Villeneuve d’Ascq on Tuesday and this began at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Anthony Taylor with the assistance of Gary Beswick and Adam Nunn. The 4th official was Darren England.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Lille was in possession of the ball for 48% of the time vs. Salzburg that controlled the ball for 52% of the time.
Salzburg was more aggressive with 62 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 2 were on target. Even so, Lille found a way to find the solution to win this match.
Lille shot 6 times, 1 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, Salzburg shot 11 times, 2 on target, 9 off target.
Lille received 3 yellow cards (T. Djalo, Xeka and J. Bamba). On the opposite side, Salzburg received 4 yellow cards (R. Kristensen, N. Seiwald, M. Kjaergaard and K. Adeyemi).
After playing this match, Lille will have 5 points like VfL Wolfsburg to stay in the 2nd place. On the other side, Salzburg will stay with 7 points to stay in the 1st place.
Salzburg will host Sevilla on the 8th of December with a 2-0 head to head record in favor of Sevilla (1 draw).
Lille: Formation and Lineups
Lille started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Jocelyn Gourvennec chose to play with the following team: Ivo Grbić , Zeki Çelik , José Fonte , Tiago Djaló , Reinildo Isnard Mandava , Timothy Weah , Renato Sanches , Xeka , Jonathan Bamba , Burak Yılmaz and Jonathan David .
Lille made 3 changes: B. Yilmaz for A. Onana (70′), T. Weah for Y. Yazici (84′) and J. David for I. Lihadji (90′).
Top player: Reinildo Isnard Mandava
Probably the most impressive player in Lille was Reinildo Isnard Mandava even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.
His rating iswith 54 passes (85% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 15 duels out of 17. He performed 1 cross.
Salzburg: Formation and Lineups
Salzburg started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).
On the opposite side, Matthias Jaissle played with: Philipp Köhn , Rasmus Kristensen , Jérôme Onguene , Maximilian Wöber , Andreas Ulmer , Luka Sučić , Mohamed Camara , Nicolas Seiwald , Brenden Aaronson , Karim Adeyemi and Benjamin Šeško .
Salzburg made 4 changes: L. Sucic for N. Capaldo (59′), B. Sesko for C. Adamu (59′), B. Aaronson for M. Kjaergaard (85′) and N. Seiwald for Bernardo (85′).
Top player: Maximilian Wöber
The player who no doubt impressed Salzburg the most was Maximilian Wöber.
His rating iswith 62 passes (87% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 9.
Results of the day
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