Ligue 1 – Brest to face Montpellier on Match-day 18

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This Saturday sees Brest go head to head with Montpellier at the Stade Francis-Le Blé – Kick-off 5:00pm GMT.

Montpellier currently sit in ninth place as they travel to tenth placed Brest.

With the Ligue 1 season well into its stride, Brest have managed to gain 24 points

Can Brest make it three out of three, having turned over Olympique de Marseille 1-2 and Saint-Étienne 1-0 in their last two games?

Also, Brest’s League position speaks for itself, as The Pirates continue their rich vein of winning form. Their last win, was the 6th in a row. Their position is tenth in the League and they have 24 points, that is, 6W, 5L and 6D having won six fixtures, drawn six meetings, and lost five games.

Playing at home, Brest have won three matches, drawn three meetings, and lost two fixtures.

Victory for Brest would take their points tally to 27 so far this season.

Brest may have to resort to second choice players, given the number of first choice players that are now unavailable through injury, illness or suspension.

It’s 25 points so far for Montpellier this season, going into this fixture

Montpellier will be full of confidence, going into this fixture on that back of two successive wins against Clermont Foot and FC Metz. They will need this if they are to retain their run.

Also, Now they have 7 matches won, 6 games lost and 4 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in ninth place, with a total of 25 points having won seven fixtures, drawn four matches, and lost six meetings.

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

Montpellier will have secured 28 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

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

Brest v Montpellier – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels these two teams have met on 20 occasions, in which Montpellier have enjoyed 10 victories and nine draws. In their most recent meeting of this fixture was May 2021 and the score line ended up with a 0-0 draw.

Brest have a win probability of 46.73 percent.

Performance Report

For Brest, Romain Faivre scored
seven goals in 17 League fixtures so far, while Stephy Mavididi, one of their best scorers, has netted
four goals in 17 League matches this campaign for Montpellier.

Other standout players for Brest are Franck Honorat and Jeremy Le Douaron with five goals and five goals respectively and for Montpellier are Teji Savanier and Florent Mollet with four goals and four goals respectively.

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