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The Ligue 1 clash at Stade Raymond-Kopa on Sunday sees hosts Angers SCO lock horns with opponents Dijon.
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Angers SCO will be looking to improve on their last outing here following a 2-0 Ligue 1 loss in their previous game against FC Lorient.
In that game, Angers SCO managed 51% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. For their opponents, FC Lorient got 13 shots on goal with 4 on target. Yoane Wissa (44') and Fabien Lemoine (48') scored for FC Lorient.
Angers SCO have struggled with their forward play of late. Their goals record stands at just 1 against opposing sides over the course of their previous six fixtures. In those meetings, Les Scoïstes have also seen the number of goals that have gone against them come to 14. We will have to find out whether or not that trend can be sustained in this game.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Angers SCO:
- haven't lost in the league to Dijon in their previous 4 matches.
- are without a home win in the past 6 league matches. Things will have to change soon.
Since tasting defeat last time out to FC Metz in Ligue 1 action, Dijon and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that game, Dijon had 44% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. For Dijon, goals were scored by Mama Baldé (48') and Fouad Chafik (70' Own goal). At the other end, FC Metz had 14 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Lamine Gueye (37'), Pape Matar Sarr (42'), Vagner Dias (82') and Dylan Bronn (85') scored for FC Metz.
Indicating their fondness for fruitful encounters, goals have been scored 20 times in the last six games in which Dijon have taken to the pitch, making it a mean average of 3.33 goals for each fixture. Their opponents have hit 16 from this total.
Ahead of this clash, Dijon are without a win away from home in their last 9 matches in the league. Very poor, indeed.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 20/12/2017 tells us that Angers SCO have won 5 of them & Dijon 1, with the tally of drawn games being 0.
In all, 14 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 10 from Les Scoïstes and 4 created by Dijon. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.33.
The previous league meeting between the two was Ligue 1 match day 1 on 22/08/2020 when it ended Dijon 0-1 Angers SCO.
That day, Dijon managed 53% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target.
Angers SCO had 13 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Ismaël Traoré (22') was the scorer.
The referee was Eric Wattellier.
Team News: Angers SCO
Angers SCO manager Stéphane Moulin will be grateful to have no fitness worries to speak of before this clash thanks to a completely injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: Dijon
Due to a completely healthy squad available to choose from, Dijon boss David Linarès doesn’t have any fitness worries to report coming into this game.
We envisage that Dijon will surely be able to put a goal past this Angers SCO outfit, however that probably shouldn’t be as many as the goals that they could concede.
We’re expecting a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 winning margin for Angers SCO when all is said and done. It should be a decent one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade Raymond-Kopa (18,752)
Captain: Ismaël Traoré
Chairman: Saïd Chabane
Manager: Stéphane Moulin
Competitions: Ligue 1 position 13
⭐ Star Player: Stéphane Bahoken
Customarily taking to the field in the Striker position, Stéphane Bahoken was born in Grasse, France. After having made a senior debut playing for Nice in the 2010 - 2011 season, the gifted Forward has got 6 league goals in the Ligue 1 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in a total of 27 appearances.