Nice vs Lille Head-to-Head: Midtable hosts entertain Europa League hopefuls

The Ligue 1 stage is set for an electrifying opener as Nice and Lille lock horns at the illustrious Allianz Riviera. As the curtains rise on the 2023/24 season, these two formidable teams find themselves in a compelling duel, fueled by a history of fierce competition and an unquenchable thirst for glory.

Nice, having secured a respectable 9th place finish last season with 58 points, are determined to kickstart their campaign on a high note, while Lille, who clinched 5th place with 67 points and earned a ticket to the Europa League, are poised to reaffirm their prowess.

The echoes of past clashes and the promise of an exhilarating duel under the Riviera sun beckon football enthusiasts worldwide to witness a captivating showdown that promises nothing short of breathtaking moments and unforgettable drama.

Nice vs Lille Head-to-Head Record

Each match, a canvas on which the artistry of skill and determination is painted, leaving an indelible mark in the collective memory of fans. The upcoming clash at Allianz Riviera holds the promise of shifting the balance once more, as both teams seek to inscribe their names in the annals of history and add a new layer to this captivating narrative. Lets take a look at the prior records against each other.

Nice wins: 19
Draws: 20
Lille wins: 16

The rivalry between Nice and Lille is etched in the annals of Ligue 1 history, a tapestry woven with the threads of 55 battles that have ignited the passions of football enthusiasts. A tale of triumphs draws, and heart-wrenching defeats, their head-to-head record resonates with the echoes of 19 victories for Nice, 20 hard-fought draws, and 16 triumphant moments for Lille.

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Nice vs Lille Last Five Head-to-Head Matches

Nice 1-0 Lille (29/01/2023)

In their most recent encounter on January 29, 2023, the scoreboard bore witness to a tightly contested battle that culminated in a 1-0 triumph for Nice. The lone goal of the match, a masterpiece of coordination and precision, came courtesy of Gaetan Laborde, who found the back of the net thanks to a perfectly executed assist by Badredine Bouanani.

Lille 1-2 Nice (31/08/2022)

In an enthralling clash on August 31, 2022, Lille and Nice showcased their football prowess. Jonathan Bamba struck first for Lille in the 20th minute, swiftly answered by Andy Delort’s equalizer in the 22nd minute. Nicolas Pepe, once a Lille player, turned the tide with a goal for Nice. The match ended 2-1 in favour of Nice, leaving a lasting mark in their head-to-head history.

Nice 1-3 Lille (14/05/2022)

The tail end of the 2021/22 campaign saw the two adversaries lock horns. It was a one-sided affair at the Allianz Riviera in favour of Lille despite the hosts taking the lead just after the half-hour mark by Justin Kluivert. Jonathan David’s second-half brace and an injury-time strike by Timothy Weah concluded the fixture in the visitor’s favour.

Lille 0-4 Nice (14/08/2021)

Lille entertained the Eaglets as reigning champions but it did not faze the Riviera side. They meant business from the get-go and had taken a 2-0 lead by the fifth minute thanks to Kasper Dolberg and Hicham Boudaoui. Problems were exacerbated as Amine Gouiri scored in the third minute of injury time with Dolberg hitting the back of the net just after the hour mark again for the final nail in the coffin.

Lille 2-0 Nice (01/05/2021)

On their way to denying PSG their fourth successive Ligue 1 title, Lille showed a dominant run of form. They were scoring goals to get over the line and held prisoners at the back with clean sheets to show for it. Nice were unlucky to travel to Stade Pierre-Mauroy at that moment and suffered the fate that many before them it. it was a clinical display from the Mastifs, who got on the scoreboard thanks to Burak Yilmaz and Zeki Celik, with Nice’s Jordan Lotomba getting his marching orders for an early bath.

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