The game will be played this Sunday at 9:00pm GMT at the the Stade Auguste Delaune.
Ligue 1 action on Sunday as Reims and Bordeaux meet at the Stade Auguste Delaune – 9:00pm GMT.
Both Reims and Bordeaux are on equal points going into this game, sitting in thirteenth and fourteenth positions in the League, with Reims ahead on goal difference.
Reims face his opponents ,equal on points, with both keen to make progress
David Guion will have impressed upon his team the importance of getting a positive result out of this game, following two successive defeats. First it was AS Mónaco and then Paris Saint-Germain, however this is something that their opponents will be aware of going into this fixture.
With nine draws in 15 matches, Reims need to develop a strategy for getting over the line in games. With 42 points, they are established in thirteenth in the League having won nine meetings, drawn 15 fixtures, and lost 13 matches.
Reims have won four games, drawn eight matches, and lost six meetings of their 18 League matches at home this season.
A victory for Reims would put them on 45 points.
David Guion could be missing up to four of their players through injury or illness for the game on Sunday.
Bordeaux face their opponents with equal points, both teams will doubtless be keen to make progress
Bordeaux will be buoyant, following a 3-0 home win against RC Lens in their last fixture.
Jean-Louis Gasset’s Bordeaux have lost 12 of their last 16 games this season. With 42 points, they are established in fourteenth in the League having won 12 matches, drawn six games, and lost 19 meetings.
Bordeaux have had a disappointing run of performances on the road, having won five fixtures, drawn two meetings, and lost 11 matches of their 18 League matches playing away this season.
Victory for Bordeaux would take their points tally to 45 so far this season.
Bordeaux’s squad will likely be depleted of six of their key players when they start on Sunday, due to injury or illness.
Reims v Bordeaux Head-to-Head.
Both teams have previously faced each other 13 times with the tally being six victories and six draws for Reims. The last time they played each other in this competition Les Girondins delivered a 1-3 away win.
For Reims, Boulaye Dia has netted
13 goals in 37 League fixtures this Ligue 1 Season, while Hwang Ui-Jo scored
12 goals in 37 League matches this campaign for Bordeaux.
Other standout players for Reims are Nathanael Mbuku and Mathieu Cafaro with four goals and four goals respectively and for Bordeaux are Samuel Kalu and Toma Basic with goals each}.