We offer a forecast for the match of the French championship, in which on August 30, Metz will host Monaco. Will the hosts be able to pass the strength test? – the answer is in our material.
According to the results of the last season, the debut in Ligue1 for the hosts, the team took 15th place, and with a good margin from the relegation zone. Last year, such a task was set before the “Messinians” – to gain a foothold in the elite division.
According to the results of the championship, ” Metz ” managed to get eight victories and 10 times ended the matches in a draw, which brought 34 points. This result can be called positive, especially considering that the plans include strengthening the squad.
In preparation for the tournament, the ” maroon ” had seven control matches, in which they won five victories. In the last duel with Montpellier, the hosts drew (1: 1).
The six-time champion and record holder for the proceeds from the sale of players, the club last season could not even get a ticket to the Europa League. ” Monaco ” was ninth final place. In 28 matches, the Monegasques won 11 wins and drew seven times, which brought 40 points.
Before the coveted place in Europe, some two points were not enough, however, in Ligue1 between the fifth and 11th positions the difference was only two points. The start of the new season, the ” red-whites ” in their favorite manner – with difficulty snatched one point in the match with “Reims” (2: 2), which we assumed and gave a forecast for this.
Metz won 4 of their last 5 home games
AS Monaco have scored in their last 10 away games in a row
AS Monaco won 5 of their last 6 in-person away games
The last personal meeting ended with the victory of “Metz” (3: 0)
08/17/19 Metz Monaco 1.3
01/22/19 Monaco Metz 13
01/21/18 Monaco Metz 3: 1
08/18/17 Metz Monaco 0: 1
02/11/17 Monaco Metz 50
01.10.16 Metz Monaco 0: 7
Exactly one year ago, ” Metz ” inflicted a defeat on today’s enemy, which must have remained in the memory of the princely players, and it was the second in a year in a row. To date, the composition of the guests is head and shoulders above the modest ” Messinians “, and they do not lack motivation for this duel.
In our opinion, Monaco will not have a third in a row fiasco in face-to-face matches . Most likely, we are waiting for the next football thriller performed by the wards of Niko Kovacs.
Our prediction is that Monaco will win and we bet on it through BC League Betting with odds of 2.09