Toulouse – Troyes : Preview & Prediction
Toulouse and Troyes meet at the Municipal Stadium in a match for the 23rd matchday of Ligue 1. The two teams drew 0-0 on 09-09-2017, the last time they faced each other in this edition of the league. The recent direct matches record favors the home team, which in the last 3 matches has won 2 and drawn 1. It is necessary to analyze with special attention the home / away condition as Toulouse presents different results at home and away.
Analysis of Toulouse
The home team is currently in 19th place with 20 points, after 5 wins, 5 draws and 12 defeats. In the penultimate game, tied at home against Nantes by (1-1). In the latter, he lost out against Montpellier by (2-1). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when they play with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 1 win, 3 draws and 11 defeats as a visitor, with 13 goals scored and 31 conceded; against 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 defeats in his stadium, with 19 goals scored and 11 conceded. In the last game he played, for Coupe de France, lost with Bourg en Bresse off by (2-0). In the last 10 home games for the league Toulouse have 4 wins, 3 draws and 3 defeats, so they have 15 points out of 30. In their domestic league matches the most frequent result in the break was 0-0 (4 out of 10 matches). The team conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, so it has not shown great defensive solidity, but its attack has regularly scored, as it managed to achieve in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home games for this competition there is a tendency to have few goals, since 5 of the last 10 that disputed finished with Less than 1.5 goals. In the 22 games he played in this event, he only managed 1 turnaround in 11 games in which he suffered the first goal. There have been 1 period in the last 10 home games for this competition: they suffered 3 of their 8 goals between the minutes (76′-90 ‘).
Toulouse come to this game with a defeat at Bourg by 2-0, thus being eliminated from the French Cup. We remember that the homegrowns have not won since five official games. In this game inside doors coach Mickaël Debève should keep the team in 4-2-3-1 with Sanogo responsible for launching panic on the defensive line of the opponent. However, left-back Max Gradel is the top scorer with 5 goals scored. It is worth mentioning that Toulouse have several shortcomings in the defensive stops and finals, aspects that have damaged the team. It seems that the home captain can not count on Toivonen and Lafont, players recovering from injury.
Analysis of Troyes
The visiting team is currently in 15th place with 24 points, after 7 wins, 3 draws and 12 losses. In the penultimate game, he lost out against Angers by (3-1). In the last game, won at home against Lille by (1-0). This is a team that maintains the performance when playing outside their stadium, because in the last 30 games they have 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses in his stadium. In the last game he played for Coupe de France, he beat Saint-Étienne at home (4-3) on penalties. In the last 10 away games for the championship, Troyes have 2 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses, so they have won 7 points out of 30.
In this competition, you have lost the last 6 games as a visitor and have not won any of the last 7 games you played as a visitor. The team conceded goals in 7 out of the last 10 games, so it has not shown great defensive solidity, but its attack has been regular, as it managed to achieve in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In their away games for this competition there is a tendency for goals to be scored, as 7 in 10 have finished with over 2.5 goals in the scoreboard. In 22 games in this event, he has never been able to get back to the top of the nine games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 10 away games for this competition there is a period that stands out: scored 4 of his 11 goals in the minutes (46’-60 ‘).
Troyes start for this motivated game after having won a penalty win against Saint-Étienne, advancing to the next phase of the French Cup. In this away game, it is expected that coach Jean-Louis Garcia will play in 4-2-3-1 privileging the defensive organization and the counterattacks, that is, defending with the nearby sectors, looking for the backs of the defensive line of the Toulouse. It is important to emphasize that Khaoui is one of the highlights of this formation with 5 goals signed. The weak spot of Troyes is especially in maintaining possession of the ball. For this game the coach can not count on Suk, Dingome and Herelle due to injury.
Toulouse – Troyes : Betting Tips
Toulouse – Win Odds: 1.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70