Ligue 1 – Brest to face AC Ajaccio on Match-day 8
Ajaccio to face eighteenth Brest on Sunday at the Stade Francis-Le Blé, with Olivier Pantaloni’s team currently occupying twentieth place in the League.
This season’s Ligue 1 campaign, has so far seen Brest achieve five points
Paris Saint-Germain were beaten 1-0 at Parc Des Princes, the last time that Brest played.
Also, suffering three losses in four matches is a terrible run of form for any club, Michel Der Zakarian’s Brest will know this and will be hopeful of turning it around. With five points (1W, 4L and 2D), they are established in eighteenth position in the League having won one game, drawn two fixtures, and lost four fixtures.
Brest have drawn two meetings and lost one game of their three League matches at home this season.
Brest will have secured 8 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Brest’s squad has depth, but even so, Michel Der Zakarian is likely to be missing three of they key players when they start Sunday’s game.
Nervous AC Ajaccio take relegation battle to the Stade Francis-Le Blé to face Brest
A loss to Nice home, and then FC Lorient at home is not good enough to retain a credible run of form in the Ligue 1. Ajaccio will see this as an opportunity to get their season back on track.
Also, with relegation a real prospect for Ajaccio, Olivier Pantaloni must stop the poor run of form that has produced five losses in five matches. Their position is twentieth in the League and they have one point, that is, 0W, 6L and 1D having drawn one game and lost six meetings.
Playing away from home, Ajaccio have lost three matches.
Winning this fixture will see AC Ajaccio on 4 points.
Ajaccio may have to resort to second choice players, given the number of first choice players that are now unavailable through injury, illness or suspension.
Brest v AC Ajaccio – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Ajaccio with a greater number of wins. In the last 22 meetings, they have enjoyed 11 victories, to Brest’s four wins. In addition, on the road, Ajaccio are unbeaten against Brest in three fixtures. In their most recent meeting of this fixture was April 2019 and the score line ended up with a 0-2 away win for AC Ajaccio.