Ligue 1 – Nantes take on AS Mónaco

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Next Sunday at 5:05pm GMT, on matchday 20 of the Ligue 1, we will see Nantes play Monaco at the Stade de la Beaujoire.

Nantes, currently sitting seventh, host sixth placed Monaco on Sunday.

This season’s Ligue 1 campaign, has so far seen Nantes achieve 28 points

Following two straight wins for Nantes in their most recent games, they will be keen to continue that form going into this fixture.

Also, another match and another win for Nantes, winning is becoming habitual for them and this is the mark of a team. Now they have 8 matches won, 7 games lost and 4 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in seventh place, with a total of 28 points having won eight games, drawn four fixtures, and lost seven matches.

When Nantes host Monaco, they will do so on the back of five wins, one dart, and three losse on their own ground.

A win in this fixture would take Nantes’s points to 31 in the League.

Going into Sunday’s game, Antoine Kombouare without six of his players, due to illness or injury.

AS Mónaco’s Ligue 1 season, has so far seen them gain 29 points, going into this game

Monaco come to this fixture on the back of a 2-1 home win against Rennes at the Stade Louis II.

Also, Monaco keep finding ways to win, having secured seven victories in their last 13 meetings is astonishing this season. With 29 points (8W, 6L and 5D), they are established in sixth position in the League having won eight matches, drawn five games, and lost six meetings.

Monaco’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Nantes. In the 9 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won three fixtures, drawn two fixtures, and lost four meetings.

Victory for AS Mónaco would take their points tally to 32 so far this season.

Good Attacking Performance

Monaco will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (29). This is largely down to the efforts of their stand-out attackers – Wissam Ben Yedder (10), Sofiane Diop (5), and Kevin Volland (5). Monaco have conceded 23 goals.

Monaco are likely to be missing seven of their key players when they start Sunday’s game, due to injury and illness.

Nantes v AS Mónaco – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Monaco with a greater number of wins. In the last 51 meetings, they have enjoyed 29 victories, to Nantes’s 11 victories. Further, Monaco have been hugely successful away to Nantes of late, winning 14 games times in the last nine. The last time they played each other in this competition was August 2021 and the score line ended up with a 1-1 draw. As we can see both teams have scored in the last match between this pair and the likelihood of both sides scoring on Sunday is rated at 55.56%.

Monaco to win – probability is 44.64 percent.

Performance Report

For Nantes, Ludovic Blas scored
seven goals in 19 League matches so far, while Wissam Ben Yedder is a top performing player who has scored
10 goals in 19 League games this campaign for Monaco.

Other standout players for Nantes are Randal Kolo Muani and Andrei with seven goals and three goals respectively and for Monaco are Sofiane Diop and Kevin Volland with five goals and five goals respectively.

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