• Lille have lost only 2 of their last 23 Ligue 1 games against Toulouse, bagging 13 wins and 8 draws.
  • Lille have scored exactly 2 goals in 4 of their last 5 Ligue 1 games against Toulouse.
  • Lille have kept 11 clean sheets in 13 Ligue 1 games this season, more than any other team in the major European leagues ahead of Roma (9). Last season they kept 10 in 38 games.
  • Lille have not conceded a goal in their last 8 Ligue 1 games. This is the best run in Ligue 1 since PSG last season (8 games from December 2012 to January 2013).
  • Toulouse have won only one of their last 11 Ligue 1 games against Lille (4-2 at Stadium last May), collecting 5 draws and 5 losses.
  • Toulouse are the only team who have not scored any goal in the first half-hour of play in Ligue 1 this season : their earliest goal is from Ben Yedder versus Nice in the 34th minute.
  • Marko Basa has scored 3 goals against Toulouse in Ligue 1, his favourite prey. He has even scored in the last 2 games against Toulouse.
  • René Girard has lost only one of his 8 games against Alain Casanova in Ligue 1 (4 wins, 3 draws). It was during their last encounter when Girard was still managing Montpellier (0-2) on 26 May.