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Angers SCO will visit Stade de la Meinau on Sunday for the Ligue 1 game with hosts Strasbourg.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Strasbourg v Angers SCO can be seen below - along with the latest match odds.
Strasbourg fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 1-2 Ligue 1 success against FC Metz.
In that game, Strasbourg had 55% possession and 12 shots on goal with 2 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Strasbourg was Adrien Thomasson (33', 84'). At the other end, FC Metz had 14 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Thomas Delaine (17') scored for FC Metz.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games that Strasbourg haven’t conceded. The facts show that Le Racing have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 games, letting in 10 goals on the way. Still, time will tell whether that pattern shall be sustained in this upcoming game.
Going into this contest, Strasbourg haven’t won at home in the past 2 matches in the league.
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against Nantes in Ligue 1 competition, Angers SCO and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that match, Angers SCO managed 65% possession and 8 shots on goal with 3 on target. The only player to score for Angers SCO was Thomas Mangani (33'). FC Nantes got 7 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Moses Simon (4'), Imran Louza (7') and Kader Bamba (86') scored for Nantes.
The stats don’t lie, and Angers SCO have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 10 goals in all. Defensively, Les Scoïstes certainly have room for improvement.
Analysis of their past results shows that Angers SCO:
- are undefeated by Strasbourg when they have played them away from home in the previous 3 league games.
- have not won away from home in their last 4 matches in the league.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head to head clashes going back to 28/10/2017 shows that Strasbourg have won 1 of them and Angers SCO 2, with the tally of draws being 3.
A combined sum of 16 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 8 from Le Racing and 8 for Les Scoïstes. That’s an average goals per game of 2.67.
The last league encounter featuring these clubs was Ligue 1 match day 15 on 16/12/2020 when it ended Angers SCO 0-2 Strasbourg.
That day, Angers SCO managed 55% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 2 on target.
For their opponents, Strasbourg got 7 shots at goal with 3 on target. Habib Diallo (77') and Ludovic Ajorque (91') scored.
The match was refereed by Bastien Dechepy.
Team News: Strasbourg
Matz Sels (Achilles tendon rupture) and Mohamed Simakan (Arthroscopie) will not be taking part for Strasbourg boss Thierry Laurey.
Team News: Angers SCO
Due to a completely healthy squad ready to go, Angers SCO boss Stéphane Moulin has zero fitness worries whatsoever coming into this clash.
We’ve got the feeling that Angers SCO have it within them to find the net against this Strasbourg team, although it is unlikely to be as many as they will have scored against them.
Our selection here is for a 2-1 winning margin for Strasbourg at the end of this one. It will be interesting to see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade de la Meinau (26,280)
Captain: Stefan Mitrović
Chairman: Marc Keller
Manager: Thierry Laurey
Competitions: Ligue 1 position 16, Coupe De France (1/16 Finals)
⭐ Star Man: Ludovic Ajorque
Typically deployed in the Striker position, Ludovic Ajorque was born in Saint-Denis, Réunion. After having made a senior debut playing for Clermont Foot in the 2016 - 2017 season, the skilful Forward has accumulated 10 league goals in the Ligue 1 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in a total of 23 appearances.