FC Metz v Montpellier: Ligue 1 Match-day 16

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Wednesday at the Stade Saint Symphorien, as Metz host Montpellier in the Ligue 1.

Montpellier will travel to Metz, as eleventh plays nineteenth in the table.

FC Metz require a positive result, as Montpellier go to the Stade Saint Symphorien

Metz will take a huge positive from their recent 0-1 win against Nice at Allianz Rivera.

Also, with no win in 13 of their last 15 fixtures now for Metz, there is minimal fear for opposition teams that face them. Their position is nineteenth in the League and they have 12 points, that is, 2W, 7L and 6D having won two games, drawn six meetings, and lost seven fixtures.

Metz have drawn four fixtures and lost three games of their seven League matches at home this season.

A victory for FC Metz would put them on 15 points.

It is likely that four key players will miss Wednesday’s fixture, which is something of a concern for Frederic Antonetti and his Metz team.

With the Ligue 1 season well into its stride, Montpellier have managed to gain 19 points

Is this to be the game where Montpellier to put a halt to their recent record of poor results? They go into this fixture on the back of two recent defeats to Lyon and Rennes.

Also, With 19 points (5W, 6L and 4D), they are established in eleventh position in the League having won five matches, drawn four meetings, and lost six matches.

Montpellier have had a disappointing run of performances on the road, having won one game, drawn two meetings, and lost four games of their seven League matches away from home this season.

A win in this fixture would take Montpellier’s points to 22 in the League.

Going into Wednesday’s game, Oliver Dall’Oglio without three of his players, due to illness or injury.

FC Metz v Montpellier – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels historically, it is a fixture that has seen a win for Metz who’ve recorded 15 victories and 10 draws. Further, the local
sidehas not been able tobeat Montpellier on any of the past four fixtures. Their most recent encounter in this competition was July 2021, when La Paillade walked away as 1-0 winners. As we can see both teams have scored in their last match and and it’s 61.73% that they both score again on Wednesday.

For this game, Metz’s win probability is currently 38.46 percent.

Other players of note for Metz are Fabien Centtonze and Nicolas De Preville with four goals each and for Montpellier are Florent Mollet and Valere Germain with four goals both.

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