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Amiens line up against guests Rodez at Stade de la Licorne in the Ligue 2 clash on Sunday.
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Amiens, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 3-1 Ligue 2 triumph versus ESTAC.
In that game, Amiens SC had 37% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. For Amiens SC, the goals were scored by Iron Gomis (40'), Emmanuel Lomotey (54') and Alexis Blin (78'). On the other side, ESTAC got 10 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Rominigue Kouamé (15') scored for ESTAC.
It’s been all too rare in recent games that Amiens SC have kept a clean sheet. It will be a concern for them that Amiens have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 8 goals during that time. That trend might not be sustained here, however.
Going into this one, Amiens SC have not been beaten in their last 2 home league matches.
Previously, Rodez drew 2-2 in the Ligue 2 match with Chambly Oise.
In that match, Rodez managed 49% possession and 15 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. The scorer for Rodez was Ugo Bonnet (33'). On the other side, Chambly Oise got 9 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Anthony Soubervie (13'), Aniss El Hriti (40' Own goal) and Shaquil Delos (68') scored for Chambly Oise.
A sequence of hard-working displays from the Rodez defenders has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 4 from their past 6 fixtures in total. In that period of time, their own forwards have managed to score 8.
Ahead of this clash, Rodez are without an away win for the past 2 league games.
Head to head
The previous league game featuring these sides was Ligue 2 match day 14 on 05/12/2020 which ended up with the score at Rodez 1-2 Amiens SC.
The match was refereed by Mehdi Mokhtari.
Team News: Amiens
Prince Gouano (Virus Infection), Eddy Gnahoré (Unknown Injury) and Gaoussou Traoré (Achilles tendon rupture) will not be able to play for Amiens boss Oswald Tanchot.
Team News: Rodez
Thanks to a completely injury-free group to choose from, Rodez manager Laurent Peyrelade has no fitness worries to report before this clash.
When taking all factors into account, Rodez have the capability to find the net against this Amiens lineup, although that realistically won’t be enough to avoid defeat.
We’re tipping a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 advantage for Amiens when the full-time whistle blows. Should be a good one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade de la Licorne (12,097)
Captain: Prince-Désir Gouano
Chairman: Bernard Joannin
Manager: Oswald Tanchot
Competitions: Ligue 2 position 14
🔑 Key Man: Stephen Odey
Normally deployed in the Striker position, Stephen Odey was born in Nigeria. Having made his senior debut playing for FC Zürich in the 2017 - 2018 season, the dangerous Forward has struck 3 league goals in the Ligue 2 2020 - 2021 season so far in 21 appearances.