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Sochaux will take to the pitch with visiting team Dijon at Stade Auguste-Bonal in this Ligue 2 clash on Saturday.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Sochaux v Dijon, scroll down - as well as the best betting odds.
Sochaux will be looking for an improved result here after a 1-0 Ligue 2 defeat in their last game at the hands of Valenciennes FC.
Ugo Bonnet (50') scored for Valenciennes FC.
Their most recent results highlight the fact that quality has been evident in the Sochaux backline. Sochaux have been miserly, resulting in the total number of goals that have gone in at their end during their previous six matches standing at 4. We will find out if that trend will be continued on in this game.
Pre-game facts show that Sochaux:
- have not lost a league tie with Dijon in their previous 2 matches.
- have not been beaten in their last 5 league matches at home.
Following on from being defeated in their last game at the hands of AS Nancy Lorraine in Ligue 2 action, Dijon and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
For Dijon, the scorers were Senou Coulibaly (5') and Bruno Ecuele Manga (78'). Yeni N'Gbakoto (53', 76') and Antonin Bobichon (62') scored for AS Nancy Lorraine.
In as many as 6 of the previous 6 clashes involving Dijon, three or more goals have been hit. The average goals scored per match within that spell is 4.17, with the average number of goals for Dijon working out to 1.83.
Coming into this contest, Dijon haven't been defeated by Sochaux in games played away from home for the previous 2 league matches.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 15/04/2012 shows us that Sochaux have won 2 of these and Dijon 3, with the tally of drawn results standing at 1.
A combined total of 12 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 6 from Les Lionceaux and 6 coming from Dijon. The average goals per game has been 2.
The previous league match featuring the two was Ligue 2 match day 1 on 26/07/2021 when it finished Dijon 1-3 Sochaux.
The referee was Aurélien Petit.
Team News: Sochaux
The Sochaux boss Omar Daf will be grateful not to have any fitness worries to speak of before this game thanks to a fully healthy group available for selection.
Team News: Dijon
Due to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from, the Dijon boss Patrice Garande does not have any fitness concerns to report coming into this game.
We’ve got the feeling that Dijon certainly have the ability to put one past this Sochaux outfit, however that might not quite be enough to prevent defeat.
Our selection here is for a 2-1 advantage for Sochaux at full-time. Looking forward to this.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade Auguste-Bonal (20,025)
Captain: Maxence Prévot
Chairman: Frankie Yau
Manager: Omar Daf
Competitions: Ligue 2 position 5
⭐ Star Player: Aldo Kalulu
Typically playing in the Striker position, Aldo Kalulu was born in Lyon, France. After having played his first senior match for Lyon in the 2015 - 2016 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed to score 10 league goals in the Ligue 2 2021 - 2022 campaign so far coming from a total of 36 appearances.