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The Ligue 1 clash at Stade Louis II on Sunday will see hosts Monaco welcome guests Dijon.
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Monaco will play in this fixture coming off the back of a 0-0 Coupe De France drawn result against FC Metz.
In that game, Monaco managed 56% possession and 17 attempts on goal with 6 on target. FC Metz had 8 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. After a tense 5-4 penalty shootout, Monaco were victorious.
An interesting feature of recent Monaco games is the number of results with a nil in them.
Taking their prior six matches before this one, in 6 of them a wager on both teams scoring would've been a losing one.
Their past results show that Monaco:
- haven't lost in the league to Dijon in their last 3 matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 8 league matches at home. It's been impressive.
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against Marseille in Ligue 1 action, Dijon and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that match, Dijon managed 36% possession and 4 shots at goal with 1 on target. On the other side, Marseille got 16 shots at goal with 3 on target. Leonardo Balerdi (45') and Álvaro González (79') scored for Marseille.
Looking at their form, and Dijon have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, conceding 15 goals in total. At the back, Dijon have not been doing too well. We will find out whether or not that trend will end up being continued on in this game.
Ahead of this clash, Dijon are without an away win for the past 7 league matches.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head-to-head clashes going back to 16/02/2018 shows us that Monaco have won 3 of these and Dijon 1, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 2.
In all, 14 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 9 of them for Les Rouge et Blanc and 5 belonging to Dijon. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.33.
The previous league clash featuring these clubs was Ligue 1 match day 16 on 20/12/2020 when the final score was Dijon 0-1 Monaco.
In that game, Dijon managed 51% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target.
Monaco had 13 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Kevin Volland (15') scored.
The match was refereed by Jérémy Stinat.
Team News: Monaco
Availability isn’t a big problem, with just the lone fitness concern for the Monaco manager Niko Kovač to be concerned about from of an almost fully healthy group of players. Willem Geubbels (Foot Injury) will miss out.
Team News: Dijon
With a fully healthy squad available to select from, Dijon manager David Linarès doesn’t have any fitness worries to report before this game.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Monaco will probably be able to create a high number of chances and successful shots on target.
At the same time, Dijon might well find it a difficult task to score a goal of their own - but, we do see them scoring here as well.
We’re tipping a pretty comfortable 3-1 victory for Monaco after 90 minutes.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade Louis II (18,523)
Captain: Wissam Ben Yedder
Chairman: Dmitri Rybolovlev
Manager: Niko Kovač
Competitions: Ligue 1 position 3, Coupe De France (1/8 Finals)
⭐ Star Player: Sofiane Diop
Mostly used in the Right Wing position, Sofiane Diop was born in Tours, France. Having made his senior debut playing for Monaco in the 2018 - 2019 season, the dangerous Forward has netted 7 league goals in the Ligue 1 2020 - 2021 season so far from a total of 30 appearances.