Nantes and Metz face at Stade de la Beaujoire - Louis Fonteneau, in a match for the 25 th round of the Ligue 1. Metz won at home by (1‑0) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 19‑ 10‑2019. The recent head ‑ to ‑ head record favors the visiting team, who have won 2, tied 2 and lost 1 in the last 5 matches. In this match the home advantage may play an important role, since Metz presents significant differences between home and away performances. as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 12th place, with 33 points won, after 10 wins, 3 draws and 11 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost at home to Paris Saint Germain by (1‑2). In the last match, they tied (3‑3) against Dijon. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches they have registered 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with 17 goals scored and 18 conceded, against 7 wins , 1 draw and 7 losses at home, with 22 goals scored and 15 conceded. For the league, Nantes won 15 points out of 30 possible points, after 5 wins and 5 losses in the last 10 home matches. In their home matches, there are some frequent scorers: at 0‑0 (7 in 12 games) and at the end of 1‑0 (5 in 12 games). The team has conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for its opponent, for which reason it has not presented great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, since they have managed to score in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In their home matches for this competition there is a tendency for few goals, since 8 of the last 12 matches for this competition have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 24 matches in this competition, he suffered the first goal 8 times and never managed to turn the score.
The Nantes team enters this game with a 3-3 draw against Dijon, thus adding the fourth straight game without winning in this French championship: the team's goals were scored by Girotto, Simon and Alphonse (own goal). In this match at home, the coach Christian Gourcuff should favor the maintenance of the ball possession and the organized attacks, however, in some moments of the game he should act only on the counterattack. Striker Moses Simon and midfielder Ludovic Blas are Nantes' best scorers with 5 goals. For this game the coach will not be able to use Pallois, Coco, Fabio da Silva and Appiah, players who are recovering from injury.
After 6 wins, 9 draws and 9 losses, the visiting team is in 16th
position, having won 27 points. In the last match, they have lost at
home against Bordeaux by (1‑2), after in the previous match they have
tied (1‑1) an away match against Montpellier. This is a stronger team
when playing at their stadium, as in the last 30 games they have
recorded 2 wins, 5 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 4 wins, 5
draws and 6 losses at their stadium. In the league, Metz won 10 points
out of 30 possible points, after 2 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses in the
last 10 home matches. In their league matches as a visitor, the most
frequent result at halftime was 2‑0 (5 out of 12 games). Defensive
solidity has not been their strong point, as they have conceded goals in
8 of the last 10 games, but their offense has scored regularly, as they
have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In
their away matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 9 of the
last 12 matches have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 24 matches in this
competition, he suffered the first goal 10 times and never managed to
turn the score.
Metz enters this game with a defeat, by 1-2, against Bordeaux, thus adding the second consecutive game without winning in the French championship: the only goal of the team was scored by Niane. We remember that Metz won only 2 of the 12 games played away from home, however, they are undefeated for two matches in this condition. Now in this round against Nantes, coach Vincent Hognon will have to play in the same tactical system as the last game, or 4-3-3, with Habib Diallo being the most advanced piece of the visiting team: this player is the best scorer with 12 goals. For this match the Russian coach will not be able to count on Pajot, suspended, besides Cabit, this injured.
FC Nantes haven't won in their last 5 games.
Nicolas Pallois has more yellow cards (8) than any other player at FC Nantes. Habib Maiga has collected 7 for FC Metz.
FC Nantes have a losing streak of 5 matches at home.
The most common result of matches between FC Nantes and FC Metz when FC Nantes is playing at home is 0-0. 6 matches have ended with this result.
The most common result of matches between FC Nantes and FC Metz is 0-0. 8 matches have ended with this result.
FC Nantes wins 1st half in 28% of their matches, FC Metz in 34% of their matches.
FC Nantes wins 28% of halftimes, FC Metz wins 34%.
Both teams haven't won their last match in Ligue 1.
FC Metz's performance of the last 5 matches is better than FC Nantes's.
In Ligue 1, FC Metz has better performance than FC Nantes.
FC Metz have lost just 1 of their last 5 Ligue 1 games against FC Nantes.
FC Nantes have won just 1 of their last 5 Ligue 1 games against FC Metz.
FC Metz have lost just 1 of their last 5 games against FC Nantes (in all competitions).
In the last 5 meetings FC Nantes won 1, FC Metz won 2, 2 draws.
The winner of their last meeting was FC Metz.
On their last meeting FC Metz won by 1 goals.
FC Nantes scores 0.6 goals in a match against FC Metz and FC Metz scores 1.2 goals against FC Nantes (on average).
FC Nantes scores 1.62 goals when playing at home and FC Metz scores 0.85 goals when playing away (on average).
Average number of goals in meetings between FC Nantes and FC Metz is 1.8.
When FC Nantes leads 1-0 at home, they win in 81% of their matches.
When FC Metz leads 0-1 away, they win in 71% of their matches.
When FC Nantes is down 0-1 home, they win 11% of their matches.
When FC Metz is down 1-0 away, they win 0% of their matches.
Average number of goals in the first half in meetings between FC Nantes and FC Metz is 1.
FC Nantes have conceded a goal in each of their last 5 matches.
FC Metz have scored at least one goal for 5 consecutive matches.
Did you know that FC Nantes scores 4% of their goals between the minutes 0-15? This is the lowest percentage in the league.
During the last 20 meetings with FC Nantes playing at home, FC Nantes have won 6 times, there have been 10 draws while FC Metz have won 4 times. The goal difference is 18-17 in favour of FC Nantes.
FC Nantes haven't scored in 3 of their 12 home matches in Ligue 1 this season.
FC Metz haven't scored in 5 of their 12 away matches in Ligue 1 this season.
During the last 39 meetings, FC Nantes have won 12 times, there have been 16 draws while FC Metz have won 11 times. The goal difference is 40-37 in favour of FC Nantes.
Did you know that FC Metz scores 25% of their goals between the minutes 61-75?
Did you know that FC Nantes scores 24% of their goals between the minutes 16-30?
Did you know that FC Nantes scores 27% of their goals between the minutes 46-60?