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AC Ajaccio will visit Stade Océane on Saturday for the Ligue 2 clash with hosts Havre AC.
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Havre AC head into this match after a 1-1 Ligue 2 drawn match vs AJ Auxerre.
In that match, Havre AC managed 41% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. The only player to score for Havre AC was Alexandre Bonnet (53'). On the other side, AJ Auxerre had 13 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Rémy Dugimont (39') scored for AJ Auxerre.
It has not been often in recent times where Havre AC have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that Le club doyen have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, shipping 8 goals during that time.
Looking at their past form shows that Havre AC:
- have not lost a league tie with AC Ajaccio in their previous 3 matches.
- haven't beaten AC Ajaccio in their last 2 matches in the league.
- are without a home win in the past 3 league matches.
AC Ajaccio go into this match following a 3-0 Ligue 2 win in the defeat of Valenciennes FC in their last outing.
In that match, AC Ajaccio had 46% possession and 12 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. For AC Ajaccio, goals were scored by Gaëtan Courtet (40'), Mickaël Barreto (47') and Bevic Moussiti-Oko (63'). On the other side, Valenciennes FC had 4 shots on goal with 2 on target.
A tendency of at least one team drawing a blank in games featuring AC Ajaccio has become evident in recent matches. A glance at their last six meetings shows that this has happened 5 times. In those clashes, their opponents have managed a goal tally of 7 and L 'Ours have scored 5. Having said that, we must now wait to see whether that pattern will continue on here in this game.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that AC Ajaccio:
- are winless against Havre AC in games played away from home for the previous 9 matches in the league. Very poor away form.
- are without a win away from home in their last 3 league games.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head-to-head clashes going back to 27/04/2018 tells us that Havre AC have won 2 of these games and AC Ajaccio 1, with the number of drawn games standing at 3.
21 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 12 from Le club doyen and 9 being from L 'Ours. The average goals per game has been 3.5.
The previous league game featuring these sides was Ligue 2 match day 14 on 07/12/2020 which ended up with the score at AC Ajaccio 1-1 Havre AC.
The match was refereed by Jérémie Pignard.
Team News: Havre AC
Havre AC manager Paul Le Guen doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever before this game thanks to a fully injury-free group available for selection.
Team News: AC Ajaccio
Thanks to a fully injury-free group to pick from, AC Ajaccio boss Olivier Pantaloni has zero fitness worries to speak of ahead of this match.
We envisage that AC Ajaccio and Havre AC could both end up scoring in a what should be a good tussle with little between the two teams.
Will be interesting to see how this one goes, with a good chance of a draw. We’re therefore tipping a very close game with a 1-1 score draw at full-time.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade Océane (25,181)
Captain: Alexandre Bonnet
Chairman: Vincent Volpe
Manager: Paul Le Guen
Competitions: Ligue 2 position 12
🔑 Star Man: Himad Abdelli
Typically playing in the Centre Midfield position, Himad Abdelli was born in Montivilliers, France. Having made a first senior appearance for Havre AC in the 2018 - 2019 season, the accomplished Midfielder has managed to score 2 league goals in the Ligue 2 2020 - 2021 season so far in 21 appearances.