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The Ligue 2 clash at Stade Marcel-Picot on Saturday sees home side AS Nancy Lorraine facing opposition in the form of Havre AC.
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AS Nancy Lorraine
AS Nancy Lorraine will play in this match following on from a 0-0 Ligue 2 tied result vs USL Dunkerque.
It’s not been often in recent times that AS Nancy Lorraine haven’t conceded. The facts show that AS Nancy Lorraine have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 11 goals during that time. That kind of pattern isn’t assured to be carried forward here, though.
Their previous form shows that AS Nancy Lorraine:
- have not registered a win against Havre AC in their last 3 league games.
- are without a win at home for the past 5 matches in the league. Fans are getting restless.
In the game prior to this, Havre AC drew 1-1 in the Ligue 2 match with Toulouse.
The only name on the scoresheet from Havre AC was Quentin Cornette (67'). Ado Onaiwu (34') was the scorer for Toulouse.
A run of reliable displays from the Havre AC defensive players has resulted in their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 4 from their previous 6 outings in total. During the same period, their own attack force has managed to score 6.
Their previous form shows that Havre AC:
- have not lost to AS Nancy Lorraine in away games against them for the last 3 league games.
- are undefeated in their previous 8 league matches away from home. What a good run they have put together.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 24/04/2018 shows us that AS Nancy Lorraine have won 1 of these & Havre AC 3, with the tally of draws standing at 2.
A combined sum of 11 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 4 of them for Les Chardons and 7 belonging to Le club doyen. That’s an average goals per game figure of 1.83.
The last league match featuring the two was Ligue 2 match day 23 on 02/02/2021 when it finished Havre AC 1-1 AS Nancy Lorraine.
The referee was Pierre Gaillouste.
Team News: AS Nancy Lorraine
The AS Nancy Lorraine manager Daniel Stendel does not have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this clash owing to a fully healthy group available to select from.
Team News: Havre AC
Owing to a completely healthy squad available to select from, the Havre AC manager Paul Le Guen has zero fitness concerns whatsoever before this clash.
We’re of the view that Havre AC and AS Nancy Lorraine may well find themselves both scoring in what promises to be a very even battle here.
Let’s see what happens, but it could well be that we end up with scores level. With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a tight encounter, finishing with a 1-1 score draw when all is said and done.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
AS Nancy Lorraine
Stadium: Stade Marcel-Picot (20,087)
Chairman: Chien Lee
Manager: Daniel Stendel
Competitions: Ligue 2 position 20
⭐ Key Man: Mamadou Thiam
Mostly taking to the field in the Right Wing position, Mamadou Thiam was born in Aubervilliers, France. After having made a senior debut playing for Dijon in the 2014 - 2015 season, the accomplished Forward has managed 2 league goals in this Ligue 2 2021 - 2022 season so far coming from a total of 7 appearances.