French Super Cup 2021: Lille vs PSG prediction and betting tips (August 1)
PSG are defending champions and have won the Super Cup 8 consecutive times. Will Les Parisiens win their 11th Trophee des Champions?
Kylian Mbappe.(PSG) was the league’s top scorer in 2020-21
Kylian Mbappe.(PSG) was the league’s top scorer in 2020-21
by Paul Awoniyi Paul Awoniyi

Lille had an outstanding 2020-21 season. Les Dogues won the Ligue title and dethroned PSG who has won the League title 3 consecutive times since the 2017-18 season. The title win marks Lille’s 4th League title.

France Super Cup, or Trophee des Champions, is an annual game played between 2 teams — the winners of League 1 and Coupe De France. PSG have the most French Super Cup trophies — 10. The Trophee des Champions 2021 between Lille and PSG is scheduled for Sunday, 1 August, at 6:00 p.m. GMT. The venue is Bloomfield, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Lille vs PSG (French Super Cup 2021) latest odds on betting sites

International betting sites price Lille to win at 3.40 (+240 American; 12/5 Fractional), a draw’s odds are 3.40 (+240; 12/5) and PSG’s odds are 2.10 (+110; 11/10). The approximate probabilities are: Lille — 29%, draw — 29%, PSG — 42%.

Latest betting odds on Lille vs PSG (1 August 2021):

  • Over 2.5 Goals — 2.00 (+100; 1/1)
  • Under 2.5 Goals — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
  • Asian Handicap (0.0, +0.5) on Lille — 1.95 (-105; 20/21)
  • Asian Handicap (0.0, -0.5) on PSG — 1.85 (-118; 50/59)
  • Both Teams To Score (Yes) — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
  • Both Teams To Score (No) — 1.95 (-105; 20/21)

Lille vs PSG (French Super Cup 2021) match preview and stats

Lille won the 2020-21 Ligue 1 title which marks their 4th Ligue title. The last time they won the title was in 2010. Les Dogues have won 1945, 1950, 2010 and 2020 league titles now. This makes them eligible to participate in the French Super Cup 2021 final. Lille are yet to win a France Super Cup trophy, being runners-up 2 times — in 1955 and 2011.

In the team news, Zeki Celik is suspended due to multiple bookings

PSG were runners-up of the 2020-21 Ligue 1 and lost the league by 1 point. Les Parisiens beat Monaco 2-0 in the Coupe de France final. The win sealed their spot for the France Super Cup. Les Parisiens have the most Trophee des Champions in history(10), being runners-up 3 times — in 2004, 2006, 2010. A win in the final on Sunday will mark their 11th trophy.

In the team news, lots of top performers are unavailable right now: Marquinhos, Pablo Sarabia, Neymar, Gianluigi Donnarumma, Leandro Paredes, Marco Verratti, Angel Di Maria, Juan Bernat, Sergio Ramos, Colin Dagba, Ander Herrera and Moise Kean.

Lille vs PSG H2H

Overall, Lille and PSG have gone head to head 48 times. PSG have 23 wins, Lille has 11 wins, while both teams have drawn 14 times. The win percentage of both teams are 48% and 23%, respectively.

Last season, both teams played 3 times with 1 win for each and 1 draw. Both teams drew 0-0 at Lille’s home, while Les Parisiens won the Round of 16 match in the French Cup and Les Dogues won their away league game at Paris.

Lille vs PSG (French Super Cup 2021) key players and lineups

Lille projected starting lineup:

  • Leo Jardim
  • Jeremy Pied
  • Jose Fonte
  • Sven Botman
  • Reinildo Mandava
  • Luiz Araujo
  • Benjamin Andre
  • Renato Sanches
  • Jonathan Bamba
  • Jonathan David
  • Burak Yilmaz

Key player to watch out for: Renato Sanches. At this point, Sanches’ quality cannot be doubted. The midfielder is consistently dropping good performances each game. The Euro performance from Sanches was top notch: he played 220 minutes in 4 matches with 91% passing accuracy, 4 attempts on goal and 10 balls recovered.

PSG projected starting lineup:

  • Keylor Navas
  • Achraf Hakimi
  • Presnel Kimpembe
  • Abdou Diallo
  • Layvin Kurzawa
  • Idrissa Gueye
  • Ander Herrera
  • Xavi Simons
  • Julian Draxler
  • Kylian Mbappe
  • Mauro Icardi

Key player to watch out for: Kylian Mbappe. Mbappe was the league’s top scorer with 27 goals and 5 assists last season. The French star is expected to pick up his scoring boots ahead of the 2021-22 edition of League 1. A brace in the Super Cup final would be a great start for him.

Lille vs PSG (French Super Cup 2021) betting tips and prediction

PSG are not at their full strength, as key players like Neymar Jr, Dimaria, Verratti and Marquinhos are all unavailable for the final. Regardless of this, Pochettino has options in the squad’s depth that can outwit his opponents. Mbappe, Navas, Kimpembe and new arrivals like Hakimi and Wijnaldum are available for the game. Although Les Dogues' defence has been solid so far, Les Parisien have the ability to get the better of them.

Betting prediction: PSG to win

Odds: 2.10 (+110 American; 11/10 Fractional)

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