Sunday's Ligue 1 action sees two teams struggling for points at the moment go head to head. Les Lanciers have the second-worst home form in Ligue 1 having picked up just four points from their last six matches here at the Gabriel Montpied Stadium. Le SCO have equally struggled on their travels recently and have picked up two points from their last six Ligue 1 matches on the road; the joint-worst away form in Ligue 1 at the moment.
Therefore, 101 Great Goals' prediction for this match is Clermont Foot 1-1 SCO Angers and is available at odds of 6/1.
Alternatively, you can bet on any Clermont win at 2.3/1 against Le SCO at home on Sunday.
Or, back any away win for Angers at 3.2/1 here at the Gabriel Montpied Stadium.
You can find odds of 3.3/1 for any draw between Clermont and Angers on Sunday.
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The Lancers welcome SCO Angers to the Gabriel Montpied Stadium on Sunday for this Ligue 1 match. Clermont were 0-1 winners in the reverse fixture back in December. This was the first match between them in the top flight in the history of French football.
Clermont Foot come into the match on a run of five home league games without a win. They have picked up four points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Ligue 1 matches.
Les Lanciers won their last league match away to ESTAC Troyes. Expected goals of 1.0 to 0.4 in favour of Troyes indicates Clermont Foot didn't deserve all three points on the balance of chances created. Clermont would have been happy to hold onto a point when Alidu Seidu’s red card meant they would play out the final 20 minutes plus with only ten men.
However, the ref evened the numbers up five minutes from time which resulted in Clermont having just their third attack of the match and first shot on target moments later. Thankfully, it fell to Mohamed Bayo who made the most of it scoring from close range. The final score of the match was 0-1.
Bayo is Clermont Foot’s top scorer with eleven goals in Ligue 1 this season and is the 2.6/1 favourite to score against SCO Angers on Sunday.
Their opponent on Sunday, SCO Angers, come into the match on a run of seven away league games without a win. They have picked up five points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Ligue 1 matches.
Les Scoïstes lost their last league match at home to Paris Saint Germain. Expected goals of 1.4 to 0.4 in favour of Paris Saint Germain indicates perhaps it was a fair result even if the scoreline was a little harsh. The Le SCO fans will be particularly disappointed with their finishing, managing to test the keeper just once in the match from the eight chances they created. The final score of the match was 0-3.
In the absence of top scorer Sofiane Boufal here, SCO Angers fans will be looking at Thomas Mangani for goals here. He has six goals in Ligue 1 this season and is 4.6/1 to score against Clermont Foot on Sunday.
Clermont Foot vs SCO Angers: Previous Ligue 1 Meetings
1 in Total:- 1 Clermont Foot win, 0 SCO Angers wins, 0 draws.
Clermont Foot team news
The red card shown to Alidu Seidu in their last league match against Troyes means Clermont Foot will now be without him for today's match.
Clermont are otherwise likely to stick with a winning team after beating ESTAC Troyes in their last league match.
SCO Angers team news
Sofiane Boufal is SCO Angers’s top scorer with eight goals in Ligue 1 this season. However, he lasted just 13 minutes of the midweek match against PSG before being replaced by Casimir Ninga. Gérald Baticle confirmed after the match a hamstring injury which suggests their star player will now be absent for at least two weeks, if not more, depending on the grade of the injury.
SCO Angers may also look to shuffle their deck voluntarily in a few other positions having lost so tamely against Paris Saint Germain in their last league match. Marin Jakolis in particular was one of the few bright sparks on the night with his ten-minute cameo.
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