Description: REI Vs LIL Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Reims and Lille traverse their way past towards face off scouring for their opening win in the league.
With draws in their respective league openers in gameweek 1, both Remis and Lille step out to the middle rummaging for their first three points of Ligue 1 2020-21. There was extremely little to separate these sides last season, levelly matched sides who are set to revel us in a humdinger of a contest this Sunday.
Taking on AS Monaco in their foregone encounter, Reims will be beating themselves about the way in which they let go slip of a 2-0 lead on the day. Looking set to throw open the doors of their new season with three points in their kitty, the side uncharacteristically slumped defensively to allow AS Monaco to restore parity in the tie.
Elsewhere, Lille had to share the spoils as well in their first match of the new season. Drawing 1-1 with Rennes, the side will be looking to make the most of the chinks exposed in Reims’ fortress the last time around and capitalise on them to pull off the team’s first win of the season.
REI Vs LIL Dream11 Probable Winner
Fine margins are going to come in play to determine the winner from today’s encounter. Reims rode on the consummate success of their backline last season, acumen which they’ll be looking to turn to against Lille today.
And while their well disciplined and responsible backline will see them stave of Lille’s challenge for a large part of play today, we ultimately see the home side being downed on the day. Lille are capable of rising to the occasions and popping up with goals at crucial junctures, a trait which will see them scamper their way to a one goal win.
Probable Playing 11
- James and Gerzinho will both sit out the forthcoming affair for Rennes with the duo having sustained injuries.
Rajkovic, Foket, Abdelhamid, Faes, Konan, Chavalerin, Cassama, Berisha, Dia, Toure, Cafaro
Maignan, Celik, Fonte, Botman, Bradaric, Ikone, Andre, Sanches, Bamba, David, Yilmaz
Ligue 1 2020-21
Match: Reims Vs Lille
Date And Time: 30th August, Sunday- 4:30pm IST
Venue: Stade Auguste-Delaune, Reims
- Toure: 1 Goal, 1 Assist
- Bamba:1 Goal
Monaco Vs Reims: 2-2
Lille Vs Rennes: 1-1
Dream 11 Picks
Had it not been for Reims’ Predrag Rajkovic, the side would have found itself out of the affair against AS Monaco early on in the tie. He was at his effervescent best, a player who flayed AS Monaco’s repeated wave of attacks to rescue a 2-2 draw for the club.
Reims might have gone onto score twice in their previous clash but that does little to discount the fact that they were largely downtrodden last season in their attacking plays. This is a side which has traditionally found it difficult to score past vicious defences, a side we envision having a hard time on the pitch today.
With Lille having devoutly embedded in place stunning defensive performances last season, the visiting side are in with a realistic chance of pulling off a cleansheet today. Their defensive knowhow was on show in their 1-1 draw against Rennes to see all of Sven Botman, Mehmet Zeki Celik and Jose Fonte be instilled in our framework for this one.
We have a trio of players representing us from Lille in this ambit of our Dream 11 side. It’s a trio which is a seamless blend of attack and defence, names who can make their presence felt in every facet of the side’s gameplan today.
Given the articulate brand of football they are endowed with, all of Jonathan Ikone, Benjamin Andre and Renato Sanches will be cantering their way into our side from the club. Elsewhere, his resillinace and perseverance sees Xavier Chavalerin bring his tenacity into our framework.
Although Reims will endure a hard time on the day in their attempts to score, Bilal Toure is someone who can easily traverse his way to a goal for the club. He was responsible for both of the side’s goals against AS Monaco as he snagged the one goal and assist on the day.
Latching onto his assist was Boulaye Dia to score the second for the side to see the one-two of picks represent us from the home side. Elsewhere, his goal in the side’s 1-1 draw will see the vibrant Jonathan Bamba be cajoled by us for the outing.
Captain And Vice-Captain
That goal will also see Bamba take over our captaincy duties while Toure is the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Rajkovic, Fonte, Botman, Celik, Andre, Sanches, Xavier, Ikone, Toure, Dia, Bamba
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