RC Strasburg v Bordeaux: Ligue 1 Match-day 16

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Ligue 1 action on Wednesday as RCSA and Bordeaux meet at the Stade de La Meinau – 7:00pm GMT.

Bordeaux will travel to RCSA, as sixteenth plays eighth in the table.

This season’s Ligue 1 campaign, has so far seen RC Strasburg achieve 20 points

RCSA dropped points against AS Mónaco, only managing a 1-1 draw, having previously drawn 1-1 to Reims, so the team will want to win this game to move their season forward.

Also, RCSA seem unable to get over the line on a consistent basis, with three draws in three fixtures. They currently stand eighth in the League, with 20 points for a total of 5 wins, 5 losses and 5 draws having won five games, drawn five fixtures, and lost five meetings.

RCSA have won four meetings, drawn two matches, and lost two fixtures of their eight League matches at home this season.

RC Strasburg will have 23 points if they manage to secure a victory.

Good Attacking Performance

This has been a good season so far for RCSA, in terms of goals scored (26). This is largely down to the efforts of their stand-out attackers – Habib Diallo (7), Ludovic Ajorque (6), and Adrien Thomasson (4). RCSA have conceded 20 goals.

RCSA are likely to be missing two of their key players when they start Wednesday’s game, due to injury and illness.

Bordeaux have 13 points to their name, going into this tie

Bordeaux need a positive result from this game, if they are to move their season forward. Their last match resulted in a loss to Brest, before that they drew away to FC Metz, 3-3.

Also, Bordeaux’s success this season will ultimately depend on their ability to break the habit of not winning, as they failed to secure a win in 13 of their last 15 games. With 13 points (2W, 6L and 7D), they are established in sixteenth position in the League having won two fixtures, drawn seven matches, and lost six matches.

Bordeaux now travel, knowing that their current away form is woeful. So far this season they have won one game, drawn four meetings, and lost two meetings matches on the road.

A win in this fixture would take Bordeaux’s points to 16 in the League.

Going into Wednesday’s game, Vladimir Petkovic without three of his players, due to illness or injury.

RC Strasburg v Bordeaux – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels RCSA and Bordeaux is always a tough result to predict, especially given the record between the clubs. Over the past 35 games, both teams have recorded the same number of wins. Further, Bordeaux have won all three games played at the Stade de La Meinau against RCSA. April 2021 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Bordeaux took all three points winning 2-3 away.

RCSA to win has a 56.18 percent probability.

Players to watch

For RCSA, Habib Diallo, one of their best scorers, has netted
seven goals in 15 League matches so far, while Hwang Ui-Jo contributed with
four goals in 15 League games this season for Bordeaux.

Other standout players for RCSA are Ludovic Ajorque and Adrien Thomasson with six goals and four goals respectively and for Bordeaux are Remi Oudin and Alberth Elis with three goals and three goals respectively.

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