The match of the 17th round of Ligue 1 between AS Monaco and Metz will take place on 5 December. The match at the stadium “Louis II”.
Monaco have not lost in 11 out of 16 meetings in the current league (6 wins, 5 draws), and have not lost at home for 5 matches (3 wins, 2 draws).
In November, the Monegasques escaped defeat in a home match in Ligue 1 with Lille (2: 2), and then beat Real Sociedad (2: 1) in the Europa League at home.
Niko Kovacs’s team ended November with a home draw with Strasbourg (2: 1), and at the beginning of December defeated Angers (3: 1).
After 16 rounds of Ligue 1, Monaco is 7th with 23 points. The goal difference is 23-20, Wissam Ben-Yedder scored 8 goals.Will not play midfielder Diatta, questionable Fabregas and Badiashile.
Metz have not won 14 of 16 matches this season in Ligue 1 (6 draws, 8 defeats) and conceded 33 goals, only Bordeaux played worse defensively (37).
At the beginning of November, Frederic Antonetti’s charges lost peace with Marseille (0: 0) on the road, and after returning home they had a shootout with Bordeaux (3: 3).
Having beaten Nice (1: 0) away, the Messinians won their second victory of the season, and in the last match, Metz lost at home to Montpellier (1: 3).
After 16 rounds, Metz with 12 points is in 19th place. The goal difference is 18-33. Nicolas de Preville has scored 4 goals. Defender Yudol, midfielders Maiga and N’Doram will not play.
Forecast and rate
For Monaco’s victory in this meeting, 1xbet mobile app download give odds of 1.38 , for a draw in regulation time – 5.20 , and for Metz’s victory – 8.40.
Last season in Ligue 1, the Monegasques beat Mets twice (1: 0, 4: 0). In the 1/8 finals of the French Cup, Monaco won at home on penalties (0: 0 5: 4).
AS Monaco have won 5 of their last 6 head-ons at home in the top flight. We predict thatAS Monaco will win and will not concede.
Interesting betting options “Both will score – no” for 1.71 and Total over 2.5 for 1.72.