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The Ligue 2 clash at Stade Paul-Lignon on Saturday will see home team Rodez prepare for the visit of opponents, Angers SCO.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Rodez v Angers SCO are shown on this page - as well as up-to-date odds.
Rodez go into this match following on from a 2-2 Ligue 2 drawn result vs Pau FC.
In that game, Rodez managed 50% possession and 17 shots on goal with 8 of them on target. For Rodez, the goalscorers were Giovanni Haag (63') and Bradley Danger (97'). For their opponents, Pau FC got 11 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Moussa Sylla (29', 45') was the scorer for Pau FC.
It has been seldom in recent times where Rodez have kept a clean sheet. The reality is that Rodez have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 6 goals along the way. That kind of pattern isn’t assured to be continued here, though.
Angers SCO will come into the meeting following on from a 2-0 Ligue 2 win versus Paris FC in their most recent outing.
In that game, Angers SCO managed 47% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 4 on target. For Angers SCO, goals were scored by Loïs Diony (33') and Jean-Mattéo Bahoya (94'). Paris FC got 9 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target.
A run of resolute showings by the Angers SCO defenders has resulted in the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 4 from their previous 6 outings overall. In that time, their own forwards have managed to score 5.
Team News: Rodez
Nearly everyone is up for selection, with just one fitness concern for the Rodez manager Didier Santini to be concerned with from of an almost fully healthy squad. Éric Vandenabeele (Fibula Fracture) is sidelined.
Team News: Angers SCO
Due to a fully healthy squad ready to go, the Angers SCO boss Alexandre Dujeux has zero fitness worries whatsoever coming into this match.
Our thinking is that Angers SCO and Rodez could well both score and end up finding themselves in a fairly even game here.
It appears that a draw might be on the cards. Our tip is therefore for a very even match with a 1-1 score when all is said and done.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade Paul-Lignon (5,995)
Chairman: Pierre-Olivier Murat
Manager: Didier Santini
Competitions: Ligue 2 position 14