Dijon FCO v Nantes: Ligue 1 Match-day 37

Performance Report
Dijon FCO vs. Nantes
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Sunday – 9:00pm GMT – the Stade Gaston Gerard.

Ligue 1 action on Sunday as Dijon and Nantes meet at the Stade Gaston Gerard – 9:00pm GMT.

As it stands, Nantes will go to the Stade Gaston Gerard in eighteenth place, Dijon are currently in twentieth.

Home Fans Nervous About Relegation, as Dijon FCO Host Nantes on Sunday

A loss to Angers SCO away, and then FC Metz at home is not good enough to retain a credible run of form in the Ligue 1. Dijon will see this as an opportunity to get their season back on track.

Getting out of a relegation battle requires a string of positive results, but David Linares’s men know that 15 losses in 16 fixtures is a run of form that will be hard to turn around. With twentieth, they currently sit 18 points in the League having won three matches, drawn nine fixtures, and lost 24 games.

Dijon have won one game, drawn six fixtures, and lost 11 games of their 18 League matches at home this season.

Dijon FCO will have 21 points if they manage to secure a victory.

Dijon are no strangers this Season to illness and injury and David Linares is concerned that Sunday’s fixture could see him without nine of his key players.

Nantes arrive at this meeting, having secured 37 points so far this season

With two wins in a row under his belt, Antoine Kombouare takes his Nantes team into this game full of confidence, and hopeful of another successive victory.

Another game and another win for Nantes, winning is becoming habitual for them and this is the mark of a team. With 37 points, they currently sit eighteenth in the League having won eight matches, drawn 13 meetings, and lost 15 matches.

Nantes’ away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Dijon. In the 18 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won five games, drawn five fixtures, and lost eight matches.

Victory for Nantes would take their points tally to 40 so far this season.

Dijon FCO v Nantes Head-to-Heads.

The recent form between these two sides has seen Nantes with a greater number of wins. In the last 18 meetings, they have enjoyed eight victories, to Dijon’s four wins. Additionally, the last four meetings against Nantes have resulted in three wins for Dijon. In their most recent meeting of this fixture, it was December 2020 and the score line ended up with a 1-1 draw.

For Dijon, Mama Balde scored
seven goals in 36 League matches this season, while Ludovic Blas has netted
eight goals in 36 League games this Ligue 1 Season for Nantes.

Other standout players for Dijon are Moussa Konate and Ngonda Muzinga with goals each} and for Nantes are Imran Louza and Randal Kolo Muani with goals each}.

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