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Montpellier will face off against visiting side Bordeaux at Stade de la Mosson in the Ligue 1 match on Wednesday.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Montpellier v Girondins de Bordeaux - as well as up-to-date odds.
Montpellier go into this fixture following a 1-1 Ligue 1 drawn game vs ESTAC.
In that game, Montpellier had 58% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 2 on target. The scorer for Montpellier was Téji Savanier (87'). ESTAC had 8 shots on goal with 3 on target. Yoann Touzghar (37') was the scorer for ESTAC.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent games where Montpellier have shown defensive steel. It will be a concern for them that Montpellier have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, leaking 10 goals during that time. We will have to see whether or not that trend will be sustained in this game.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Montpellier:
- haven't lost in the league to Girondins de Bordeaux in their last 5 matches.
- are undefeated in their previous 2 home league matches.
Girondins de Bordeaux
Bordeaux will go into this clash after a 1-2 Ligue 1 win with the defeat of St Etienne in their previous outing.
In that game, Girondins de Bordeaux had 45% possession and 13 shots at goal with 3 on target. The only player to score for Girondins de Bordeaux was Ui-Jo Hwang (7', 80'). AS Saint-Etienne had 12 shots at goal with 5 on target. Wahbi Khazri (73') scored for St Etienne.
Proving their penchant for action-packed encounters, we’ve had goals 20 times in the prior 6 games in which Girondins de Bordeaux have played, yielding an average of 3.33 goals per fixture. Their opponents have hit 13 from this total.
Coming into this clash, Girondins de Bordeaux have not beaten Montpellier when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head to head clashes going back to 15/04/2018 shows that Montpellier have won 4 of them & Bordeaux 1, with the number of drawn matches standing at 1.
A total of 17 goals were produced between them in this period, with 11 for La Paillade and 6 being from Les Girondins. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.83.
The last league meeting between these clubs was Ligue 1 match day 30 on 21/03/2021 when it finished Montpellier 3-1 Girondins de Bordeaux.
In that game, Montpellier had 43% possession and 23 shots at goal with 9 on target. The goals were scored by Junior Sambia (35'), Gaëtan Laborde (58') and Stephy Mavididi (69').
Girondins de Bordeaux got 13 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Ui-Jo Hwang (28') scored.
The referee was Hakim Ben El Hadj.
Team News: Montpellier
Looking at personnel, there is just a single fitness concern for the Montpellier manager Olivier Dall’Oglio to be concerned with thanks to an almost full-strength group. Pedro Mendes (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) misses out.
Team News: Bordeaux
Bordeaux manager Vladimir Petković has a number of players out of action. Paul Baysse (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Josh Maja (Back Injury) and Issouf Sissokho (Inflammation) miss out here.
In our opinion, Girondins de Bordeaux are likely to score a goal against this Montpellier team, but it possibly won’t be as many as they’ll concede.
We’re predicting a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 victory for Montpellier after the 90. Should be a good one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade de la Mosson (32,900)
Captain: Téji Savanier
Chairman: Laurent Nicollin
Manager: Olivier Dall’Oglio
Competitions: Ligue 1 position 8
⭐ Star Player: Stephy Mavididi
Usually taking up the Striker position, Stephy Mavididi was born in Derby, England. After making a first senior appearance for Charlton Athletic in the 2016 - 2017 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed 2 league goals in this Ligue 1 2021 - 2022 campaign to date in 5 appearances.