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Lens vs Freiburg Predictions & Tips – Lens Tipped to Win in the Europa League

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Last updated: 13 Feb 2024
Vedran Ostojic 13 Feb 2024
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  • Lens vs Freiburg predictions for Thursday’s match
  • Lens won 5 of their last 6 home appearances in Ligue 1
  • Freiburg were crushed by Dortmund 3-0 last weekend
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Lens have won their last 3 matches in Ligue 1 (Getty)

Lens vs Freiburg Preview 


Freiburg’s recent form has been very poor, while Lens have high confidence after earning three straight wins in Ligue 1. I will back the French side to win this match and gain some advantage before the second leg. 
  • Lens vs Freiburg Preview 
  • Head to Head 
  • Lens Form 
  • Lens Injuries & Team News 
  • Freiburg Form 
  • Freiburg Injuries & Team News 

  • Lens have won their last 3 matches (Ligue 1). 
  • Lens have won 5 of their last 6 home matches (Ligue 1). 
  • Freiburg have lost their last 3 matches (Bundesliga). 

Head to Head 


This is going to be the first match between Lens and Freiburg. 

Lens Form 


Lens dropped into the Europa League playoffs after winning 3rd place in their UEFA Champions League group behind PSV and Arsenal with a record of two wins, two draws and two defeats. 

Their best European performance was seen against the Gunners at home, winning the match 2-1 with Adrien Thomasson and Elye Wahi hitting the target. 

As for their domestic campaign, Lens had a rough start to the new Ligue 1 campaign but made a recovery in the last ten rounds and got up to 6th place. Last weekend they extended the winning streak to three games after beating Strasbourg 3-1 at home. 

Lens Injuries & Team News 


Midfielder Jimmy Cabot and defender Deiver Machado are injured. 

Freiburg Form 


Freiburg won four of their six matches to claim second place in the Europa League Group A. They were victorious twice against Olympiakos and TSC, while losing both encounters to West Ham. 

Brisgau-Brasilianer had a successful first part of the Bundesliga season which they ended in 7th place with 28 points from 21 matches. 

However, the recent form has been disastrous, losing three games in a row against Werder Bremen 3-1, Stuttgart 3-1 and Borussia Dortmund 3-0 last weekend. 

Freiburg Injuries & Team News 


Daniel Kyereh, Kenneth Schmidt, Max Rosenfelder, Philipp Lienhart and Matthias Ginter are injured. 

Verdict

Lens do their best work at home where they won five of their last six Ligue 1 matches. They also beat Arsenal here in the UCL, so out-of-form Freiburg is set for a loss in France. 

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