Ligue 1 – Match-day 19 Sees Troyes take on Brest

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This Wednesday sees Troyes go head to head with Brest at Stade de l’Aube – Kick-off 9:00pm GMT.

It’s a trip to Stade de l’Aube for seventeenth placed Troyes on Wednesday, as they take on twelfth placed Brest.

Troyes go into this game with 16 points secured

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

Also, Troyes need to find a way to generate wins on a consistent basis, as they’ve recorded five losses in their last six matches. With a seventeenth position in the league and 4 wins, 10 losses and 4 draws, they currently have 16 points in the League having won four meetings, drawn four games, and lost 10 meetings.

When Troyes host Brest, they will do so on the back of two wins, three darts, and four defeats on their own ground.

A win in this fixture, would take Troyes’s points from 16 to 19, so far this season.

Laurent Batlles could be missing up to five of their players through injury or illness for the game on Wednesday.

Brest have so far accrued 24 points in this season of the Ligue 1

Having lost to Montpellier in their last game, Michel Der Zakarian’s men must reset and try to gain a positive result in this match.

Also, Brest keep finding ways to win, having secured six victories in their last seven matches is astonishing this season. With 24 points (6W, 6L and 6D), they are established in twelfth position in the League having won six games, drawn six fixtures, and lost six meetings.

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

Winning this fixture will see Brest on 27 points.

Injury and illness have depleted Michel Der Zakarian’s Brest and they will likely be missing two key personnel for Wednesday’s match.

Troyes v Brest – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels when these two sides meet, a draw is never usually the expected outcome. In the past 16 matches, Brest have won seven victories and Troyes five wins. The last time both teams met in this competition was January 2019 and the score line ended up with a 1-1 draw.

There is a 40.0 percent probability of a Troyes win.

Players to watch

For Troyes, Xavier Chavalerin is a top performing player who has scored
four goals in 18 League games this campaign, while Romain Faivre, one of their best scorers, has netted
seven goals in 18 League matches this season for Brest.

Other players of note for Troyes are Xavier Chavalerin and Mama Balde with four goals each and for Brest are Franck Honorat and Jeremy Le Douaron with five goals and five goals respectively.

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