Brest & FC Metz meet on Match-day 8

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Next Sunday at 3:00pm GMT, on matchday 8 of the Ligue 1, we will see Brest play Metz at the Stade Francis-Le Blé.

This clash sees eighteenth placed Brest, welcome twentieth placed Metz to the Stade Francis-Le Blé.

Brest arrive at this fixture, having secured four points so far this season

Brest will be eager to return to some kind of winning form, having lost their last game to Nantes, which itself followed a draw to Clermont Foot, this fixture could be the opportunity.

Brest need to get out of the losing habit, with three recorded in the last five meetings. With eighteenth, they currently sit four points in the League drawn four games and lost three matches.

Playing at home, Brest have drawn two meetings and lost one game.

Brest will see 7 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Brest’s squad has depth, but even so, Michel Der Zakarian is likely to be missing five of they key players when they start Sunday’s game.

FC Metz under pressure for a result as they go to fancied Brest on Sunday

Is this to be the game where Metz to put a halt to their recent record of poor results? They go into this fixture on the back of two recent defeats to Paris Saint-Germain and RC Strasburg.

When you suffer three defeats in the last three games, it should come as no surprise that your team is very much struggling at the bottom of the League. But that is the situation that Metz find themselves in. With three points, they are established in twentieth in the League drawn three games and lost four matches.

Metz have drawn one game and lost two games of their three League matches on the road this season.

FC Metz will have 6 points if they manage to secure a victory.

Metz’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Frederic Antonetti, ahead of this Sunday’s fixture against their opponents.

Brest v FC Metz – Head-to-Heads.

These two clubs have previously played each other 18 times with the result being seven victories and six draws for Brest. January 2021 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and FC Metz took all three points winning 2-4. Previous matches between these teams have been high-scoring affairs and the odds of both sides finding the net on Sunday are high (56.18%) so it should be an entertaining match.

The probability of a Brest win is 51.28 percent.