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The Ligue 2 meeting at Stadium de Toulouse on Monday will see hosts Toulouse welcome guests SM Caen.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Toulouse v SM Caen are shown below - along with the latest match odds.
Toulouse, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 0-2 Ligue 2 triumph against USL Dunkerque.
For Toulouse, the goalscorers were Mikkel Desler (30') and Brecht Dejaegere (67').
Toulouse haven’t been able to stop scoring goals, finding the back of the net in each and every one of their last 6 matches.
They’ve totted up the amount of 13 during that time and have conceded a total of 4. In any event, we will just have to wait and see if that trend might be sustained in this game or not.
A look at their previous results shows us that Toulouse:
- are unbeaten in the league by SM Caen in their last 3 matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 17 league matches at home. An amazing run.
After a loss in their previous game against Dijon in Ligue 2 action, SM Caen will be hoping to turn things around here.
Aurélien Scheidler (29') scored for Dijon.
For 5 of the prior six games involving SM Caen, a notably low volume of goals have gone in between them and their opposition. The overall average number of goals per game within that spell comes to a meagre 1.5, with the number of goals averaged by Caen equalling 0.5.
Analysis of their past results shows that SM Caen:
- have not registered a win against Toulouse in games played away from home for the previous 3 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 league matches away from home.
- are without an away win for the past 3 league matches.
Head to head
Looking at their past head-to-head clashes dating back to 09/12/2017 shows that Toulouse have won 2 of these games & SM Caen 1, with the tally of drawn games being 3.
14 goals were shared by the two clubs in these games, with 9 for Toulouse and 5 created by Caen. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.33.
The last league clash featuring these sides was Ligue 2 match day 37 on 08/05/2021 when it ended Toulouse 3-0 SM Caen.
On that occasion, Toulouse had 63% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. The goalscorers were Brecht Dejaegere (30'), Vakoun Issouf Bayo (67') and Nathan N'Goumou (81').
On the other side, SM Caen had 15 shots at goal with 6 of them on target.
The referee was Florent Batta.
Team News: Toulouse
The Toulouse manager Philippe Montanier has zero fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this match thanks to a completely healthy group to pick from.
Team News: SM Caen
SM Caen manager Stéphane Moulin has a number of players out of action. Hugo Vandermersch (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Kelian Nsona (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) can’t be considered.
In this game, Toulouse have it within them to stay in control for long periods of time and should be able to convert a few of the chances that they create.
At the same time, SM Caen may well find it hard to score although we do think that they will probably end up pulling one back during this clash, too.
Our tip is for a 3-1 margin for Toulouse at full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadium de Toulouse (33,150)
Captain: Brecht Dejaegere
Chairman: Damian Comolli
Manager: Philippe Montanier
Competitions: Ligue 2 position 1
🔑 Key Player: Rhys Healey
Mostly used in the Striker position, Rhys Healey was born in Manchester, England. Having made a first senior appearance for Cardiff City in the 2013 - 2014 season, the skilful Forward has struck 4 league goals in this Ligue 2 2021 - 2022 campaign so far from a total of 8 appearances.