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AS Nancy Lorraine come up against visitors Sochaux at Stade Marcel-Picot in the Ligue 2 fixture on Saturday.
All AS Nancy Lorraine v Sochaux game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
AS Nancy Lorraine
AS Nancy Lorraine won’t want a repeat of their last result here after a 4-1 Ligue 2 loss in their previous game against Toulouse.
In that game, AS Nancy Lorraine managed 52% possession and 5 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. For AS Nancy Lorraine, the goalscorers were Saliou Ciss (32' Own goal) and Amine Bassi (43'). Toulouse FC got 15 shots at goal with 6 on target. Janis Antiste (47'), Ruben Gabrielsen (50') and Amine Adli (62') scored for Toulouse.
AS Nancy Lorraine haven’t been able to stop scoring goals, netting in one hundred percent of their last 6 matches.
They’ve totted up the amount of 13 during that period while seeing the number of goals scored against them stand at 8.
A look at their previous results shows us that AS Nancy Lorraine:
- are unbeaten in the league by Sochaux in their previous 2 matches.
- are winless against Sochaux in their previous 3 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 home league matches.
After being beaten in their last game against Paris FC in Ligue 2 action, Sochaux and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that match, Sochaux had 65% possession and 12 shots at goal with 4 on target. The only player to score for Sochaux was Chris Bedia (93'). At the other end, Paris FC had 18 shots at goal with 6 on target. Gaëtan Laura (6') and Ali Abdi (70') scored for Paris FC.
In the course of their 6 latest matches, Omar Daf's Sochaux have converted 8 times therefore yielding them the goals scored per game average of 1.33.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Sochaux:
- have not beaten AS Nancy Lorraine when they have played them away from home in the previous 6 matches in the league. They really have not been travelling well at all.
- are undefeated by AS Nancy Lorraine when having played them away from home in the previous 3 league games.
- have not been beaten in their last 5 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Checking on their past head to head clashes stretching back to 28/09/2018 shows us that AS Nancy Lorraine have won 1 of them & Sochaux 2, with the number of drawn matches standing at 3.
In all, 12 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 6 from Les Chardons and 6 created by Les Lionceaux. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.
Team News: AS Nancy Lorraine
AS Nancy Lorraine boss Jean-Louis Garcia has zero fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this match with a completely healthy group available to select from.
Team News: Sochaux
Due to a mostly available group of players, there is just the sole fitness issue for the Sochaux boss Omar Daf to be concerned with. Yann Kitala (Tibia Fracture) won’t be in action.
We’re of the opinion that Sochaux and AS Nancy Lorraine may well both score, with little between these two teams.
There should be little in it, and a draw looks to be quite a realistic result. We’re therefore tipping a hard-fought 1-1 score draw when the referee blows the full-time whistle.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
AS Nancy Lorraine
Stadium: Stade Marcel-Picot (20,087)
Captain: Ernest Seka
Chairman: Jacques Rousselot
Manager: Jean-Louis Garcia
Competitions: Ligue 2 position 8
🔑 Key Player: Mickaël Biron
Mostly played in the Striker position, Mickaël Biron was born in Ducos, Martinique. Having made a first senior appearance for AS Nancy Lorraine in the 2020 - 2021 season, the goalscoring Forward has struck 12 league goals in this Ligue 2 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in a total of 26 appearances.