Auxerre VS Troyes
20 September 2019 – 19:00
Regular Season – Round 8
20 Sep – 19:00
Who will be the winner?
Auxerre and Troyes face at Stade de l’Abbé Deschamps, in a match for the 8th round of the Ligue 2. At this stadium, the head‑to‑head history favours the away team, since they have a record of 3 wins and 1 draw in the last 4 matches. Sure enough, the last time these teams met at this stadium, on 01‑03‑2019, in a match for the Ligue 2, Troyes won by (0‑2). The goals of the match were scored by B. Mbeumo (11′ ) and Y. Touzghar (42′ ) for Troyes. The home advantage may play an important role in this match , since Auxerre presents significant differences between home and away results.
Analysis of Auxerre
After 3 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses, the home team is in the 7th position, havinf won 11 points so far. In the last match, they have won in an away match against Chambly by (1‑4), after in the previous match they have won (3‑1) at home, against Ajaccio. This is a team that is often stronger at home, with the help of its supporters, so they usually make good use of the home advantage, since in the last 30 matches they register 2 wins, 4 draws and 9 losses in away matches; against 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses at their stadium. Auxerre has won 5, tied 2 and lost 3 of the last 10 home matches. Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 6 of the last 7 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 5 of the last 7 matches for this competition. In the last 5 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 3 of their 7 goals between minutes (46’‑60′).
Auxerre so far is doing what it has planned and logically the least it expects is to stay that way. His will is to fight from the middle of the table and all this to have a time that suits him. Therefore, we can expect from now on a lot of willingness from the team, always fighting for good things, after all want to meet their goals. Because of this we can say that the team will always fight hard in their games, after all intends to achieve as many good results as possible. In this match the best players available will be on the field.
Analysis of Troyes
The away team is currently in the 4th position of the league, with 13 points won, after 4 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in an away match against Châteauroux, by (0‑1). In the last match, they won in a home match against Caen, by (2‑1). This is a team that usually maintains its competitive level in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 8 wins, 6 draws and 1 loss in away matches, with 21 goals scored and 8 conceded; against 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses at their stadium, with 21 goals scored and 12 conceded. In the last 10 away matches Troyes has won 7, tied 2 and lost 1. Their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 7 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 17 of the last 24 matches have ended with Under 2,5 goals.
It’s not bad what Troyes has been presenting so far, but he knows he can show something even better. Of course, continuing to play good football will fight for the top spots, but not only that, it wants to show more consistency in going to the elite. Whether you play at home, play away, or qualify, you will always try to score well. In the current round it is possible that some difficulty will occur, but will fight in every way for a good result. In this match Mahamadou Dembélé will be left out for being in the medical department.