Dijon vs Metz Prediction & Tips
Dijon and Metz face at Stade Gaston ‑ Gérard, in a match for the 35 th round of the Ligue 1. The two teams drew (1‑1), on 08‑11‑2020, the last time they met in this edition of the league. The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the visiting team, which in the last 4 games won 1 and drew 3. In fact, in the last match at this stadium, in a match for the Club Friendlies, on 07‑08‑2020, Metz managed to win, by (1‑2). Special attention is needed for the home / away condition, as both teams show significantly different results in their home and away matches.
After 3 wins, 9 draws and 22 losses, the home team is in 20th position, having won 18 points. In the last match, they have lost in an away match against Rennes by (5‑1), after in the previous match they have won (2‑0) at home, in a match against Nice. This is a team that, curiously, has been stronger away than at home, as in the last 30 games it has recorded 2 wins, 3 draws and 10 losses as a visitor; against 1 win, 5 draws and 9 losses at their stadium. For the league, Dijon won 5 points out of 30 possible points, after 1 win, 2 draws and 7 losses in the last 10 home matches. In their home matches there are some frequent results at halftime: 0‑0 (7 out of 17 games) and 0‑1 (7 out of 17 games). The team has conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so they haven’t been very strong defensively. In their home matches for this competition there is a tendency for few goals, since 14 of the last 17 matches for this competition have ended with Under 2,5 goals. This is a team that scores a few times first and that only managed to open the scoreboard in 7 of their last 34 games for Ligue 1, of those 7 reached the break in advantage in 3 and won in the end of the 90 ‘in 2. In 34 games who played in this competition, only managed 1 turnaround in the 23 games in which they suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 17 home matches for this competition: they have scored 3 of their 7 goals between minutes (46’ ‑ 60 ‘).
Dijon starts this game with a 5-1 defeat in the trip to Rennes, adding the ninth defeat in the last 10 in this French championship: the only goal of the team was signed by Yassine Benzia. Now in this match against Metz, coach David Linarès should play in the classic 5-3-2, privileging the medium-low block and counterattacks, thus exploring the space on the opponent’s back. Mama Baldé is Dijon’s top scorer with 6 goals scored. Out of this game are Sacha Boey, Moussa Konaté, Didier Ibrahim Ndong and Ngonda Muzinga, all with physical problems.
The visiting team is currently in 10th position, with 43 points won, after 11 wins, 10 draws and 13 losses. In the penultimate game, they drew away against Reims by (0‑0). In the last match, they have lost at home against Paris Saint Germain by (1‑3). This is a team that, curiously, has been stronger away than at home, as in the last 30 games it has recorded 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; against 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses at their stadium. For the league, Metz won 17 points out of 30 possible points, after 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 home matches. In their league matches as a visitor, the most frequent result at halftime was 0‑0 (8 out of 17 games). The team has conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so they haven’t been very strong defensively. In their away matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 11 of the last 17 matches for this competition have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 34 matches in this competition, he suffered the first goal 20 times and only managed 3 twists.
Metz starts for this match with a defeat, by 1-3, in the reception to PSG, registering in this way the seventh consecutive game without winning in this French championship: the only goal of the team was signed by Fabien Centonze. Now, in this away game, coach Frédéric Antonetti should play in 3-5-2, favoring the maintenance of ball possession and positional attacks, with Farid Boulaya being primarily responsible for creating and organizing the offensive process. For this match, the stranger cannot count on Victorien Angban, punished, as well as Vincent Pajot, Warren Tchimbembe, Opa Nguette and Manuel Cabit, all with physical problems.
Dijon – Metz FREE TIPS
Metz – Win @ 2.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90