Monaco predicted XI vs Lille: Folarin Balogun to drop to the bench

Monaco will be hoping to return to the top of Ligue 1 with a victory on Sunday afternoon as they travel to face Lille at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy. A win in northern France would see Les Monégasques extend their winning run to four consecutive matches. 

L’Équipe reports that Adi Hütter is set to make one change from the team that beat Metz 2-1 last time out in Ligue 1, thanks to an inspired brace from Alexsandr Golovin. The Russian attacking midfielder is set to keep his place after his impressive display against the newly promoted side. 

The one change that Hütter is expected to make should see Monaco form a back three with Denis Zakaria returning as an unorthodox centre-back and former Arsenal striker Folarin Balogun dropping to the bench in his place. The rest of the team who beat Metz should all keep their starting berths. 

Monaco likely XI vs Lille:

Philipp Köhn – Wilfried Singo, Denis Zakaria, Christian Matsima – Krepin Diatta, Mohamed Camara, Youssouf Fofana, Ismail Jakobs – Alexsandr Golovin, Wissam Ben Yedder, Takumi Minamino

GFFN | Liam Wraith

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