Preview: Nantes vs. Montpellier HSC – forecast, group information, schedules

Nantes' Ludovic Blas celebrates scoring their first goal with teammates on February 16, 2023

WIKI FOOTBALL sneak peeks Saturday’s Ligue 1 clash in between Nantes and also Montpellier HSC, consisting of forecasts, group information and also feasible schedules.

Without a success in 12 organization games, Nantes will certainly resume their proposal for Ligue 1 survival when Montpellier HSC go to the Stade de la Beaujoire on Saturday mid-day.

Caretaker manager Pierre Aristouy led Nantes to a goalless draw at Toulouse in his initial suit accountable, while Montpellier took a late draw versus Lorient last break.

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With 3 suits staying, Nantes locate themselves one factor inside the Ligue 1 transfer area, which makes up 4 sides this period as the French leading trip plans for an 18-team organization from the 2023-24 project.

The Canaries would certainly have been secure in previous periods, with the lower 3– Angers, Troyes and also Ajaccio– currently delegated to Ligue 2, however the policy adjustment indicates that Nantes, Auxerre, Brest and also Strasbourg are still in opinion for the decline.

It is not a surprise that Nantes locate themselves in such a situation, nevertheless, as they have actually fallen short to win any one of their last 12 organization games, taking a pitiful 5 factors from a feasible 36 given that beating Lorient 1-0 back in February.

Antoine Kombouare was sacked adhering to succeeding 2-0 losses versus Brest and also Strasbourg previously this month, advertising Pierre Aristouy to the duty of acting manager, however the brand-new manager fell short to trigger a resurgence as Nantes scuffed a goalless draw with Toulouse last weekend break.

Aristouy’s guys signed up a singular effort on target while seeing simply 28% of the round at Stadium de Toulouse, while the hosts acquired 14 efforts, so the Canaries will certainly require to up their game if they wish to obtain anything from Saturday’s face-off.

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Montpellier head to the Stade de la Beaujoire having actually taken one factor from their last 2 trips, with an insane 5-4 loss at Lyon– in which they led 4-1 many thanks to 4 objectives in 15 mins from Elye Wahi— coming before a 1-1 draw with Lorient.

In reality, La Paillade seemed going to loss on residence dirt last weekend break, just for replacement Faitout Maouassa to rack up a 94th-minute equaliser and also take a factor for the hosts, maintaining his side 11 factors free from the decline area.

Although Montpellier have actually uploaded a handful of irregular outcomes of late– videotaping 2 success, 2 attracts and also 3 beats throughout the previous 7 suits– Michel Der Zakarian‘s guys have actually just shed 3 of their previous 13 organization trips.

It is likewise worth keeping in mind that MHSC have actually taken pleasure in a lot of success when traveling in current times, holding Marseille to a 1-1 draw at the Stade Velodrome and also knocking Monaco 4-0 at the Stade Louis- II prior to pressing Lyon completely.

As an outcome, Montpellier can have fun with flexibility in between currently and also completion of the project, having actually safeguarded their top-flight condition for one more period, while Nantes will certainly be edgy as they want to stay clear of loss and also escape transfer.

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Nantes are still without Spanish midfielder Pedro Chirivella, that has actually not included given that very early April because of a rupture problem, so Samuel Moutoussamy and also Florent Mollet will certainly proceed in the center of the park.

That will certainly permit wing-backs Quentin Merlin and also Fabien Centonze to obtain onward, with Nicolas Pallois, Andrei Girotto and also Jean-Charles Castelletto anticipated to compose the back 3.

Top marker Ludovic Blas, that has actually liquid chalked up 12 objectives and also 7 aids in all competitors this term, will certainly remain to run behind Marcus Coco and also Moses Simon in strike.

Toulouse, on the various other hand, look readied to lack Wahbi Khazri this weekend break as the experience onward remains to recoup from an upper leg injury.

21-year-old midfielder Leo Leroy is likewise anticipated to be lacking from the matchday team, having actually missed out on last weekend break’s 1-1 draw with Lorient, so Jordan Ferri will certainly remain to secure the midfield.

Elye Wahi will certainly remain to lead the line for MHSC, with Arnaud Nordin and also Stephy Mavididi inhabiting the broad assaulting functions, while Christopher Jullien and also Boubakar Kouyate are anticipated to resume their collaboration at centre-back.

Nantes feasible beginning schedule:
Lafont; Castelletto, Girotto, Pallois; Centonze, Mollet, Moutoussamy, Merlin; Blas; Simon, Coco

Montpellier HSC feasible beginning schedule:
Lecomte; Mbiayi, Jullien, Kouyate, Sylla; Chotard, Ferri, Fayad; Nordin, Wahi, Mavididi

We claim: Nantes 0-1 Montpellier HSC

The irons are off for Montpellier as they want to complete the period on a high, so we anticipate the site visitors to prolong Nantes’ winless run in 13 suits by scratching a slim triumph at the Stade de la Beaujoire, stacking even more stress on the relegation-threatened Canaries.

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