Spanish media compares Super Eagles attacker Victor Osimhen with Usain Bolt

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Spanish media compares Super Eagles attacker Victor Osimhen with Usain Bolt

Even though Lille suffered a heavy 4-1 loss to Valencia at Estadio de Mestalla in their fourth group games in the Champions League, the Spanish press hailed Nigeria international after a wonder goal. Osimhen continues to impress in all competitions in the 2019/2020 season, and, no doubt, there is a bright future ahead of the 20-year-old starlet. All eyes will be on the Super Eagles striker when Lille take on Metz at their Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Saturday evening, as he is brimming with confidence following the spectacular goal in the Champions League.

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Will Victor Osimhen extend his goal-scoring run against Metz?

Nigeria rising star scoring goals for fun

Lille produced an excellent performance in the first half of Tuesday’s Champions League game against Valencia, with Nigeria attacker Victor Osimhen breaking the deadlock after 25 minutes. The summer signing used his pace to find himself in one on one situation with Jasper Cillessen, putting the ball clinically past the Dutch goalkeeper.

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The Lille no. 7 scored his second goal in the Champions League against los Che, but that is unlikely to help les Dogues book their place in the knockout stages of the elite competition. This goal, though, gave Victor Osimhen a confidence boost ahead of upcoming challenges. The Nigeria international has already netted nine goals in all competitions so far this term.

Mundo Deportivo journalists thrilled with the Super Eagles ace

Reputable Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo hailed Victor Osimhen’s speed, likening the Super Eagles forward with the famous Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, who holds both 100m and 200m world records.

“Lille took the lead in Tuesday’s Champions League Group H game against Valencia in Mestalla with a spectacular goal by Victor Osimhen.

“The young Nigerian attacker (20) received a deflected ball and found himself on the score sheet. As if he were the famous Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, Osimhen, started a spectacular race with the ball at his feet and beat with a great accuracy Jasper Cillessen with a low shot that passed between the legs of the goalkeeper,’ the Catalan sports daily wrote.

Back Lille to beat Metz in Ligue 1 on Matchday 13

Even though crucial player from the last season Pepe left the club in the summer transfer window, Lille have been producing terrific displays in the Ligue 1 this season. Les Dogues’ primary goal is to book their place in the Champions League, and you should bear in mind that a win over Metz on Matchday 13 could see them regain their spot in the top three.

Since Lille outclassed Bordeaux 3-0 in their last home game in the national championship, we believe that punters can find value in betting odds on Victor Osimhen and his teammates. Metz are seen as one of the main candidates for relegation, and it is no wonder Christophe Galtier’s troops are 3/5 (1.60) at bet365 to pick up all three points from Saturday’s clash.

Other Ligue 1 betting tips 

Olympique Lyon @3/2 (2.50)

Olympique Lyon made a slow start to the season, but their recent performances are giving fans a reason for optimism. Following back-to-back wins over Metz and Toulouse in the Ligue 1, les Gones outplayed Benfica 3-1 in their last group game in the Champions League to move one step closer to making it to the last 16 of the elite competition. Considering that key attacker Memphis Depay has found his goal-scoring touch of late, we predict that Lyon are going to beat their bitter rivals Olympique Marseille in the Ligue 1 derby this Sunday.

Monaco vs Dijon, both teams, to score @3/4 (1.75)

While Monaco suffered a 1-0 loss at Saint-Etienne on Matchday 12, Dijon did remarkably well to shock Paris Saint-Germain (2-1) in front of home fans. The Mustards put an end to their three-game winless run in all competition, with the team regaining a much-needed confidence. Given Monaco’s shaky defence, we are positive that the visitors are going to find the net in Saturday’s match at Stade Louis II. Les Rouges et Blancs are a real force to be reckoned with at home; therefore, we believe that there is a big value in betting on both teams to score.