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The Ligue 1 game at Stade Francis-Le Blé on Sunday will see hosts Brest welcome opponents Angers SCO.
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Brest will be looking for an improved result here after a 3-1 Ligue 1 loss in their previous game against Strasbourg.
In that game, Brest managed 51% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. For Brest, goals were scored by Irvin Cardona (26') and Jean-Kévin Duverne (42' Own goal). Strasbourg got 11 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. Sanjin Prcić (24') and Adrien Thomasson (84') scored for Strasbourg.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent games that Brest have shown defensive steel. The facts show that Brest have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 matches, shipping 11 goals in the process. We will just have to find out if that trend will be continued on into this next match.
A look at their previous results shows us that Brest:
- are winless against Angers SCO in their previous 3 league matches.
- are without a home win in the past 7 league games. Fans are getting restless.
Angers SCO will come into the encounter after a 2-0 Ligue 1 win over Rennes in their previous outing.
In that match, Angers SCO had 53% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 4 on target. For Angers SCO, the goals were scored by Sofiane Boufal (57') and Mohamed-Ali Cho (88'). Stade Rennais FC got 7 shots at goal with 2 of them on target.
In their previous six clashes, Angers SCO have helped themselves to the sum of 11 goals. Angers SCO have also not failed to score on each one of those occasions. Over that period, their defenders have seen 6 goals go into their own net.
Their previous form shows that Angers SCO:
- haven't been defeated by Brest in games played away from home for the previous 3 league games.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 2 away league matches.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head meetings stretching back to 16/08/2014, neither club has come out on top overall with Brest winning 2 of those games, Angers SCO 2 and 2 being drawn in regulation time.
10 goals were produced between them in these games, with 5 from Les Ty' Zefs and 5 for Les Scoïstes. That’s an average goals per game of 1.67.
The last league match between these clubs was Ligue 1 match day 30 on 21/03/2021 when it finished Brest 0-0 Angers SCO.
In that match, Brest managed 51% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 2 on target.
Angers SCO got 15 attempts at goal with 5 on target.
The referee was Aurélien Petit.
Team News: Brest
Sébastien Cibois (Achilles tendon rupture) and Paul Lasne (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) are unavailable for Brest boss Michel Der Zakarian.
Team News: Angers SCO
With a fully injury-free group to choose from, the Angers SCO boss Gérald Baticle doesn’t have any fitness concerns to report before this clash.
In our opinion, Angers SCO and Brest may both struggle to make a breakthrough here.
Let’s see how this one goes, but it looks this could be a game with minimal goal-scoring opportunities. We’re therefore anticipating a tight encounter with a 0-0 draw at the end of this one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade Francis-Le Blé (15,931)
Captain: Jean-Kévin Duverne
Chairman: Denis Le Saint
Manager: Michel Der Zakarian
Competitions: Ligue 1 position 18
🔑 Key Player: Irvin Cardona
Generally playing in the Striker position, Irvin Cardona was born in Nîmes, France. Having made a first senior appearance for Monaco in the 2016 - 2017 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed to score 2 league goals in the Ligue 1 2021 - 2022 season so far in a total of 4 appearances.