Rodez will be hosting the visiting AS Nancy Lorraine at Stade Paul-Lignon in this Ligue 2 game on Saturday.
All Rodez v AS Nancy Lorraine game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below (including the best match odds).
Rodez will play in this game following on from a 1-1 Ligue 2 tied result against Niort.
In that game, Rodez had 46% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 5 on target. The scorer for Rodez was Pierre Bardy (9'). Niort got 13 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Bradley Matufueni M'bondo (39') scored for Niort.
It’s been seldom in recent times where Rodez have shown defensive steel. In fact, Rodez have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 matches, letting in 8 goals during that time. Let’s see whether or not that trend will end up being sustained in this game.
Taking a look at their past results, Rodez:
- are undefeated in their previous 10 league matches at home. They have been so resilient here.
- are without a home win in the past 3 league games.
AS Nancy Lorraine
Since suffering a loss in their previous game against Valenciennes FC in Ligue 2 action, AS Nancy Lorraine and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that game, AS Nancy Lorraine managed 65% possession and 18 attempts at goal with 5 on target. The scorer for AS Nancy Lorraine was Amine Bassi (31'). Valenciennes FC got 14 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. Aymen Boutoutaou (1', 60') and Malek Chergui (79') scored for Valenciennes FC.
Jean-Louis Garcia's AS Nancy Lorraine have found the back of the net a total of 7 times throughout their latest 6 matches. The number of goals that have been scored against them during those same clashes equals 11.
Coming into this clash, AS Nancy Lorraine are without an away win for the past 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
The last league match between these sides was Ligue 2 match day 19 on 08/01/2021 and the score finished AS Nancy Lorraine 2-2 Rodez.
The match was refereed by Mathieu Vernice.
Team News: Rodez
Rodez boss Laurent Peyrelade does not have any fitness worries at all coming into this clash with a completely healthy squad to choose from.
Team News: AS Nancy Lorraine
Due to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from, AS Nancy Lorraine boss Jean-Louis Garcia does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever before this clash.
We believe that AS Nancy Lorraine have enough to breach the defence of this Rodez side, however that probably won’t be enough to avoid a loss.
We’re tipping a 2-1 victory for Rodez at the end of this one. Hopefully this is a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade Paul-Lignon (5,995)
Captain: Pierre Bardy
Chairman: Pierre-Olivier Murat
Manager: Laurent Peyrelade
Competitions: Ligue 2 position 12
🔑 Key Man: Ugo Bonnet
Typically played in the Striker position, Ugo Bonnet was born in Montpellier, France. After having played his first senior match for Rodez in the 2019 - 2020 season, the gifted Forward has scored 7 league goals in this Ligue 2 2020 - 2021 season to date from a total of 35 appearances.