Return to this page a few days before the scheduled game when this expired prediction will be updated with our full preview and tips for the next match between these teams.
Stade Lavallois will be the visitors at Stade Marcel-Tribut on Saturday for the Ligue 2 tie with home team USL Dunkerque.
View all of the USL Dunkerque v Stade Lavallois predictions, poll and stats below (including the best match odds).
USL Dunkerque, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 0-1 Ligue 2 success against Valenciennes FC.
In that match, USL Dunkerque managed 53% possession and 11 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for USL Dunkerque was Enzo Bardeli (88'). For their opponents, Valenciennes had 13 shots at goal with 4 of them on target.
Over their past 6 fixtures, Luís Castro's USL Dunkerque have hit the target a total of 6 times resulting in an average number of goals scored per match of 1.
Going into this encounter, USL Dunkerque are without a win at home for the past 11 league matches. Such a poor run.
After suffering a loss in their previous game against US Concarneau in Ligue 2 competition, Stade Lavallois will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, Stade Lavallois had 38% possession and 10 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. The scorer for Stade Lavallois was Peter Ouaneh (53' Own goal). For their opponents, Concarneau had 10 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Baptiste Mouazan (21') and Tom Lebeau (93') scored for US Concarneau.
The trend of at least one side getting a clean sheet in games involving Stade Lavallois has been apparent of late. Examining their last 6 meetings reveals that it has occurred 5 times. During those clashes, their opponents have hit a goal aggregate of 5 while Stade Lavallois have scored 5. We shall soon find out if that trend can be sustained in this game.
Team News: USL Dunkerque
The USL Dunkerque boss Luís Castro has zero fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this clash thanks to a fully healthy group ready to go.
Team News: Stade Lavallois
Stade Lavallois boss Olivier Frapolli has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Jordan Adéoti (horse kiss) and Ryan Ferhaoui (Achilles tendon rupture) are not ready for selection.
In our view, USL Dunkerque will have to work hard as a team to find the net against this Stade Lavallois lineup who we think will likely emerge victorious.
With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a good tussle with a 0-1 advantage for Stade Lavallois after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade Marcel-Tribut (5,000)
Captain: Demba Thiam
Chairman: Edwin Pindi
Manager: Luís Castro
Competitions: Ligue 2 position 18
🔑 Key Man: Rayan Ghrieb
Generally taking up the Right Wing position, Rayan Ghrieb was born in Strasbourg, France. After having played his first senior match for USL Dunkerque in the 2023 - 2024 season, the dangerous Forward has accumulated 2 league goals in this Ligue 2 2023 - 2024 campaign so far in a total of 12 appearances.