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The Ligue 2 fixture at Stade de l'Abbé Deschamps on Monday will see home team AJ Auxerre do battle with Havre AC.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the AJ Auxerre v Havre AC match are shown here - plus the latest match odds.
AJ Auxerre enter this game following on from a 2-2 Ligue 2 drawn result against Valenciennes FC.
In that game, AJ Auxerre had 48% possession and 9 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. For AJ Auxerre, goals were scored by Gautier Lloris (22') and Mickaël Le Bihan (32'). At the other end, Valenciennes FC had 12 shots at goal with 4 on target. Joffrey Cuffaut (45') and Baptiste Guillaume (86') scored for Valenciennes FC.
Fewer than three goals per match were recorded in 5 of the past 6 meetings where AJ Auxerre have been participants. Breaking down the goal weighting from that period, opposing sides scored a total of 5 while AJA totted up 5. Putting that to one side, we must now wait to see whether that trend shall be sustained in this game or not.
A look at their previous results shows us that AJ Auxerre:
- haven't won against Havre AC in their last 2 matches in the league.
- are without a win at home for the past 3 matches in the league.
Since tasting defeat last time out to Sochaux in Ligue 2 action, Havre AC will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, Havre AC had 45% possession and 12 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. For their opponents, Sochaux had 9 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Fabien Ourega (37') and Chris Bedia (77') scored for Sochaux.
In 6 of the prior six games involving Havre AC, a notably low volume of goals have been hit between them and opposing teams. The overall average number of goals per game in that period comes out as just 1.83, with the number of goals averaged by Le club doyen standing at 0.67.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head to head meetings going back to 12/01/2018 tells us that AJ Auxerre have won 1 of these & Havre AC 2, with the number of draws standing at 3.
A combined sum of 10 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 5 from AJA and 5 for Le club doyen. That’s an average goals per game of 1.67.
The previous league clash featuring these sides was Ligue 2 match day 13 on 01/12/2020 when it ended Havre AC 1-1 AJ Auxerre.
The referee was Bartolomeu Varela.
Team News: AJ Auxerre
AJ Auxerre boss Jean-Marc Furlan has zero fitness concerns at all before this clash owing to a completely healthy squad available to choose from.
Team News: Havre AC
Owing to a fully healthy group to pick from, Havre AC manager Paul Le Guen has zero fitness worries to speak of before this game.
Here, we’re thinking that Havre AC will need things to go their way to breach the defence of this AJ Auxerre lineup who we think will manage to score & go ahead.
We’ve gone for a very even match with a 1-0 advantage for AJ Auxerre at the end of the 90.
There should be little in it.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade de l'Abbé Deschamps (18,541)
Captain: Birama Touré
Chairman: Francis Graille
Manager: Jean-Marc Furlan
Competitions: Ligue 2 position 6
⭐ Key Player: Rémy Dugimont
Typically taking to the field in the Striker position, Rémy Dugimont was born in France. Having made a first senior appearance for Clermont Foot in the 2013 - 2014 season, the goalscoring Forward has scored a sum of 11 league goals in this Ligue 2 2020 - 2021 season to date from a total of 27 appearances.