ESTAC visit Stade de l'Abbé Deschamps on Monday for the Ligue 2 clash with home team AJ Auxerre.
All AJ Auxerre v ESTAC game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below (plus the best game odds).
AJ Auxerre will be hoping to return to winning ways here after the 0-1 Ligue 2 defeat in their last game at the hands of Clermont Foot.
Jodel Dossou (84') scored for Clermont Foot.
It’s not been often in recent games that AJ Auxerre have kept a clean sheet. The facts show that AJA have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 9 goals during that time. We will just have to find out if that trend will be sustained in this game.
Pre-game facts show that AJ Auxerre:
- have not beaten ESTAC in their last 7 league matches.
- are without a home win in the past 2 league matches.
ESTAC come into this game after a 2-0 Ligue 2 win in the defeat of Pau FC in their most recent fixture.
The only player to score from ESTAC was Hyun-Jun Suk (37').
A succession of dependable performances by the ESTAC defensive players has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 4 from their past 6 outings combined. During the same period, their forwards have scored 11.
Heading into this fixture, ESTAC are undefeated by AJ Auxerre in away games against them for the last 5 league games. Away fans have certainly had plenty to cheer about.
Head to head
A glance at their past head to head meetings stretching back to 08/01/2017 shows us that AJ Auxerre have won 1 of these and ESTAC 5, with the number of drawn games being 0.
21 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 8 for AJA and 13 belonging to Troyes. The average goals per game has been 3.5.
The last league clash featuring these clubs was Ligue 2 match day 26 on 24/02/2020 which ended up with the score at ESTAC 3-1 AJ Auxerre.
The referee was Pierre Gaillouste.
Team News: AJ Auxerre
AJ Auxerre boss Jean-Marc Furlan doesn’t have any fitness concerns at all coming into this clash with a completely injury-free group available to choose from.
Team News: ESTAC
Out of a mainly full-strength squad, there is only a single fitness problem for the ESTAC manager Laurent Battles to be concerned with. Stone Mambo (Unknown Injury) misses out for this game.
We’re of the opinion that ESTAC and AJ Auxerre should play out a closely-fought contest here.
It’s looking like it could well end up as a draw. We therefore see a 1-1 score draw at the end of this game.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade de l'Abbé Deschamps (18,541)
Chairman: Francis Graille
Manager: Jean-Marc Furlan
Competitions: Ligue 2 position 14