• St Etienne have won just two of their last 13 Ligue 1 games against Lille (D4 L7).
  • St Etienne have won their last two home Ligue 1 games against Lille, as many as in their previous 12 beforehand (D6 L4).
  • St Etienne’s last seven goals against Lille in Ligue 1 have been scored in the second half.
  • St Etienne have kept a clean sheet in their last two home Ligue 1 games against Lille, as many as in their previous 13 beforehand.
  • St Etienne have lost just two of their last 11 home Ligue 1 games (W6 D3) - against Paris (0-2) in January & Caen (1-2) in February.
  • Lille have lost just one of their last 15 Ligue 1 games (W9 D5) - against Montpellier in February (0-3).
  • Lille are unbeaten in their last nine Ligue 1 games (W7 D2), while only Lyon are currently on a better run (10). This is Lille’s best run since February-May 2014 (13 games without losing).
  • Lille have won their last four away Ligue 1 games, which is the best current run alongside in the top-flight along with Lyon.
  • St Etienne have kept a clean sheet in their last four home Ligue 1 games, which is best current run alongside Nice in the top-flight.
  • Robert Beric hasn’t played in Ligue 1 since 8 November 2015 (against Lyon). He is the last St Etienne player to have scored a first half goal at the Geoffroy-Guichard in Ligue 1 (vs GFC Ajaccio in October).