The hosts still have a chance to jump to 5th place in the table in the case of a defeat by Rennes. In the last game they won, they look well prepared. The guests are playing for nothing and the coach is giving the chance to 2nd choice players, they will not play: Dossou, Samed, Ogier, Bethomier, Rashani, Hourondji.
Lille comes back after the break with full of power and refreshed, despite some absences they are well prepared, Botman, Grbic, Weah, Xeka will not play. The guests taking the last place in the table have greater staff shortages, they will not play: Pembele, Ooudin, Ui-Jo, Costil, Fransergio, Mara.
This game for Marseille is a test of their quality. The opponent disappoints by drawing earlier with the poor teams, in addition, the hosts cannot count on Oukidja, Centonze, Niane, De Preville, Udol, Sarr. The guests woke up and despite the fact that they fell in the cups, the first suit should make a difference Today.
Metz cannot count on more than half of the first squad in this match, all due to injuries and competitions in Africa. Will not play: Alakouchm, Boulaya, Bronn, Cabit, Centonze, Joseph, Kouyate, Maiga, N’Doram, Nguette, Oukidja, Sarr, Udol. On the side of the guests, only 3 absent players: Sels, Diallo, Djiku.
Metz’s staffing situation before this game is tragic, more than half of the base line-up outside the game, including the main defenders: Bronn, Cabit, Centonze, Delaine, Joseph, Kouyate, Maiga, Niakate, Niane. Guests in excellent shape, without major weaknesses, are highflying after victory with PSG. Courses are going down on guest win.
After the last unexpected defeat of 3: 1 against Remis, the hosts will want to redeem themselves. There are no injuries or suspensions on their side, previous victories have shown that they can play football. Today in front of them is an opponent who is not doing well. From three matches without a win, additionally a very long list of absentees, which will affect the shape of the team: Azamoum, Biancone, Dingome, Giraudon, Metinho, Sandler, Tardieu, Touzghar, Zoukrou.
After a moment of shortness of breath, Nice returned to the right track, defeating Etienne 3-0. Today, they will face Brest without any weaknesses. Guests cannot count on a few important players from the defensive line: Brassier, Cibois, Herelle, Lasne, Uronen, del Castillo. The recent defeat against the low-ranked Metz is not optimistic and not a good sign to overcome Today’s opponent.
4 in the Clermont table since the beginning of the season are playing quite solidly, although in the last match they let the win over, loosing 2 goals in the last 10 minutes. Today they have to stay focused until the end whistle. Metz poor kick-off: 2 draws and loss, qualitatively look worse than their today’s rivals. Additionally, a few important players sidelined: Boulaya, Cabit, Delaine, N’Doram, Nguette.
Monaco is currently working on appropriate high quality level, last game into EU Championship qualification won against Sparta – 0:2. They looks to be good prepared for season kick-off into France. Today’s they cannot count on Diatta, Lecomte, Maripa, but it shouldn’t have influence on final result. Guest looks to be in different shape and preparation momentum. Last 3 matches lost with Clermont 1-2 and Lorient 0-1. Into current position and quality they will have a great problems to overcome hosts. Also Today into guest cannot play Chirivella, Coulibaly, Cyprien.
Auxerre restarted season really strong, they won with Amiens 1:2. Today without any weaknesses they will meet with struggling Grenoble. Guests In first game lost with FC Paris 0:4 and reason for that, was really long list of sidelined players. Their coach Maurizio Jacobacci asked young amateur to join 1st squad: Estebana Strazzeriego i Zinedine Labyada. Looking on missing players in comparison to last season missing are: Semedo, Pickel, Djitte, Diallo, Benet, Monfray, Ravet, Abdallah.