Ligue 1 Action at the Stade Louis II – AS Mónaco face Clermont Foot
As it stands, Cleermont will go to the Stade Louis II in eighth place, Monaco are currently in fifth.
AS Mónaco’s Ligue 1 season, has so far seen them gain 20 points, going into this game
It was a humbling defeat at the hands of Montpellier for Philippe Clement’s men in their last match, they will be hoping to get something out of this game for sure.
Also, another fixture and another win for Monaco, winning is becoming habitual for them and this is the mark of a team. Their position is fifth in the League and they have 20 points, that is, 6W, 2L and 2D having won six meetings, drawn two matches, and lost two fixtures.
Playing at home, Monaco have won two games, drawn one game, and lost two games.
AS Mónaco will see 23 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Good Attacking Performance
Monaco have a good scoring record this season, with 19 netted so far (18 from open play and one penalty). Their stand out attacking players have been Wissam Ben Yedder (4), Breel Embolo (4), and Guillermo Maripan (2). Monaco have conceded 13 goals.
Monaco are missing one players through injury or illness. This will affect Philippe Clement’s selection choices significantly.
Clermont Foot arrive at this match, having secured 16 points so far this season
Cleermont will be keen to retain their winning form, having beaten Auxerre 2-1 in their last match.
Also, that’s a run of two wins for Cleermont. They currently stand eighth in the League, with 16 points for a total of 5 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws having won five meetings, drawn one game, and lost four meetings.
Cleermont will travel to Monaco with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with two victories, one dart, and two losse.
Winning this fixture will see Clermont Foot on 19 points.
Cleermont are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Pascal Gastien is concerned that Sunday’s fixture could see him without two of his key players
AS Mónaco v Clermont Foot – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels Monaco and Cleermont have faced each other seven times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Monaco’s favour (5 – 1). Additionally, Cleermont have repeatedly tasted defeat at the hands of Monaco in five out of the previous seven games with them. The last time they played each other in this competition The Monégasques delivered a 4-0 home win.
For Monaco, Wissam Ben Yedder scoredfour goals in 10 League fixtures so far, while Muhammed-Cham Saracevic, one of their best scorers, has nettedthree goals in 10 League matches this season for Cleermont.
Other standout players for Monaco are Wissam Ben Yedder and Breel Embolo with four goals both and for Cleermont are Muhammed-Cham Saracevic and Komnen Andric with three goals each.