Dijon vs Bordeaux
French Coupe de la Ligue
Date: Wednesday, 19 December 2018
Kick-Off at 20:05 UK / 21:05 CET
Venue: Stade Gaston-Gerard (Dijon).
Bordeaux will be looking to jump above their maiden League Cup obstacle on Wednesday evening when they travel to Stade Gaston-Gerard to play Dijon for a place in the quarter-final of the competition. The 2016/17 semi-finalists fell at the first hurdle last year when they lost 2-0 to Toulouse. They come into this last 16 round fixture against Dijon as form favourites following a fantastic spell of results they enjoyed in December.
Les Girondins won three and drew one of past four matches in all competitions. They even saw off Copenagen 0-1 on the road last Thursday in an affair which had to impact on their Europa League destiny as they still finished third in their respective group. Eric Bedouet seems to have finally found the winning formula with Bordeaux who even claimed a point in a 2-2 draw to PSG at the start of the month in Ligue 1. They backed up such achievement with another impressive attacking showing in a 3-2 victory over Saint-Etienne at Stade Matmut-Atlantique.
Dijon vs Bordeaux: Head-to-head
Teams are all lock at three wins, draws and losses apiece coming into landmark 10th head to head encounter.
The two likes shared spoils in a goalless draw when they met in late-November in this term of Ligue 1.
They clinched home wins in respective high-scoring affairs when they took on each other last season (3-1 and 3-2).
Dijon vs Bordeaux: Prediction
Les Rouges fell down to 16th in the league standings after a 2-0 defeat away at Rennes in their previous league fixture on December 8th. They have a poor home record with two wins and five defeats in eight games this season in the top flight.
Les Girondins are unbeaten in last eight matches across competitions which is why we see draw or away win double chance as a banker bet at 1.40 odds. Braver tipsters can even go for Bordeaux to clinch a victory at 2.45.
Dijon vs Bordeaux: Bet Tips
Bordeaux or Draw @ 1.40 (2/5)
Bordeaux to win @ 2.45 (29/20).