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Sochaux will visit Stade François Coty on Saturday for the Ligue 2 showdown with hosts AC Ajaccio.
All AC Ajaccio v Sochaux match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
AC Ajaccio head into this fixture following on from a 1-1 Ligue 2 tied result versus EA Guingamp.
The only scorer from AC Ajaccio was Oumar Gonzalez (38'). El-Hadji Ba (70') was the scorer for EA Guingamp.
Their more recent scorelines shine a light on the fact that things are going according to plan in the AC Ajaccio defence. AC Ajaccio have kept it tight, seeing the total number of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper during their previous six outings standing at 4. Previous results aside, it remains to be seen if the trend might persist in this next game.
Their previous form shows that AC Ajaccio:
- have not been beaten in the league by Sochaux in their previous 4 matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 6 home league matches.
Sochaux come into this clash following on from a 1-0 Ligue 2 win to beat Grenoble in their last fixture.
The only scorer from Sochaux was Gaëtan Weissbeck (43').
A run of reliable performances from the Sochaux defensive unit has resulted in the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 4 from their previous 6 outings combined. In that period, the number of goals that they have scored themselves is 7.
Pre-game facts show that Sochaux:
- have not lost to AC Ajaccio in games played away from home for the previous 2 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 3 away league matches.
Head to head
Checking on their past head-to-head clashes stretching back to 23/02/2018 shows that AC Ajaccio have won 3 of these & Sochaux 1, with the number of draws being 2.
In all, 16 goals were produced between them in this period, with 10 of them for L 'Ours and 6 for Les Lionceaux. That is an average goals per game value of 2.67.
The last league meeting featuring these sides was Ligue 2 match day 23 on 02/02/2021 which ended up with the score at Sochaux 0-2 AC Ajaccio.
The referee was Jérôme Miguelgorry.
Team News: AC Ajaccio
The AC Ajaccio manager Olivier Pantaloni will be grateful to have no fitness concerns at all before this clash with a completely healthy group available to select from.
Team News: Sochaux
Thanks to a fully healthy squad to choose from, the Sochaux boss Omar Daf has no fitness concerns at all before this clash.
We feel that Sochaux and AC Ajaccio could well end up finding themselves level here, with both teams capable of netting.
A draw looks like a realistic possibility, but we’ll see what happens. That is why we are leaning toward a close game with a 1-1 score draw at the end of the 90.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade François Coty (10,660)
Captain: Mathieu Coutadeur
Chairman: Christian Leca
Manager: Olivier Pantaloni
Competitions: Ligue 2 position 8
⭐ Key Player: Qazim Laçi
Usually used in the Centre Midfield position, Qazim Laçi was born in Piraeus, Greece. Having played his first senior match for Levadiakos in the 2016 - 2017 season, the accomplished Midfielder has managed to score 2 league goals in this Ligue 2 2021 - 2022 season so far in a total of 5 appearances.