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The Ligue 1 clash at Stade Francis-Le Blé on Sunday will see home team Brest welcome Nantes.
All Brest v Nantes game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below (inc. the best betting odds).
Brest will be looking for another win after the 1-2 Ligue 1 triumph against St Etienne.
In that match, Brest managed 57% possession and 12 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. The scorer for Brest was Gaëtan Charbonnier (66', 79'). AS Saint-Etienne got 6 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Wahbi Khazri (11') scored for St Etienne.
It’s been seldom in recent times where Brest haven’t conceded. The reality is that Les Ty' Zefs have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, leaking 7 goals along the way.
Their past results show that Brest:
- have not registered a win against Nantes in their last 2 league matches.
- have not been beaten in their last 4 home league matches.
- are without a win at home for the past 3 league games.
Nantes will go into the game following on from a 1-2 Ligue 1 win against Strasbourg in their previous outing.
In that game, Nantes had 36% possession and 7 shots on goal with 5 on target. For Nantes, the goals were scored by Jean-Charles Castelletto (53') and Ludovic Blas (76'). Strasbourg had 13 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Ludovic Ajorque (43') was the scorer for Strasbourg.
Looking at their form, and Nantes have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 8 goals in total. At the back, Les Canaris have not been doing too well. We will see if that trend will be sustained here.
Head to head
A review of their prior head-to-head clashes going back to 24/08/2007 shows that Brest have won 1 of these games and Nantes 4, with the number of drawn results being 1.
A total of 20 goals were scored between them in these games, with 8 for Les Ty' Zefs and 12 created by Les Canaris. That is an average goals per game value of 3.33.
The last league contest featuring the two was Ligue 1 match day 7 on 18/10/2020 which ended up with the score at Nantes 3-1 Brest.
On that day, Nantes managed 39% possession and 12 shots at goal with 8 of them on target. Goals were scored by Randal Kolo Muani (16'), Ludovic Blas (30') and Kader Bamba (79').
On the other side, Brest had 14 attempts on goal with 5 on target. Romain Faivre (68') scored.
The match was refereed by Jérémie Pignard.
Team News: Brest
Christophe Hérelle (Knee Injury) and Paul Lasne (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will be missing for Brest boss Olivier Dall’Oglio.
Team News: Nantes
Due to a fully healthy group to pick from, Nantes boss Antoine Kombouaré has no fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this match.
We believe that Nantes and Brest might both not be able to do quite enough to get on the scoresheet here.
A scoreless draw looks like a real possibility, but we’ll see what happens. That’s why our selection here is for a close game with a 0-0 scoreline at the end of this game.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade Francis-Le Blé (15,931)
Captain: Jean-Kévin Duverne
Chairman: Denis Le Saint
Manager: Olivier Dall’Oglio
Competitions: Ligue 1 position 13
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