Ligue 1 – Season Continues – Tolouse FC v Angers SCO on Match-day 11
Tolouse at home against Angers – Sunday – 1:00pm GMT – Stadium de Toulouse.
Angers will travel to Tolouse, as seventeenth plays eleventh in the table.
Tolouse FC go into this game with 12 points secured
With the memory of their last match, doubtless on their minds, a (1-1) draw against Lyon, Tolouse will be keen to improve on that result in this game.
Also, Philippe Montanier knows that a run of four losses in seven games for his Tolouse side, is going to be a tough run of form to change. However that is exactly what he must try to deliver. With 12 points, they currently sit eleventh in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 3 wins, 4 losses and 3 draws having won three fixtures, drawn three games, and lost four meetings.
Tolouse have won two meetings, drawn two matches, and lost one game of their five League matches at home this season.
A victory for Tolouse FC would put them on 15 points.
Tolouse’s squad will likely be depleted of two of their key players when they start on Sunday, due to injury or illness.
Angers SCO have so far accrued eight points in this season of the Ligue 1
Angers have dropped all six points in their last two games, a disappointing run of form, which Gerald Baticle will be keen to turn around in this fixture.
Also, Gerald Baticle’s Angers have lost six of their last eight games this season. With eight points (2W, 6L and 2D), they are established in seventeenth position in the League having won two fixtures, drawn two meetings, and lost six matches.
Playing away from home, Angers have won one game, drawn one game, and lost two games.
Winning this fixture will see Angers SCO on 11 points.
Angers may have to resort to second choice players, given the number of first choice players that are now unavailable through injury, illness or suspension.
Tolouse FC v Angers SCO – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels Tolouse and Angers have faced each other 11 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Tolouse’s favour (5 – 2). Additionally, Tolouse have tasted victory in five of the previous eight games against Angers. Their most recent encounter in this competition was September 2019 and the score line ended up with a 0-2 away win for Le SCO.
Players to watch
For Tolouse, Zakaria Aboukhlal is a top performing player who has scoredthree goals in 10 League fixtures this season, while Sofiane Boufal, one of their best scorers, has nettedthree goals in 10 League matches so far for Angers.
Other players of note for Tolouse are Zakaria Aboukhlal and Rafael Ratao with three goals each and for Angers are Sofiane Boufal and Adrien Hunou with three goals both.