Metz vs Sochaux
France – Ligue 2
Date: Monday, 11th March 2019
Kick-off at 19.45 UK/ 20.45 CET
Venue: Stade Municipal Saint-Symphorien (Metz).
With Brest giving a tough chase for the title, Metz has been allotted an easy fixture for this weekend. At home, they are taking on one of the worst sides in the competition. Sochaux has managed just 25 points from their 27 games so far and is rightfully in the relegation zone. On the other hand, Metz sits right at the top of the rest of the 19 squads in contention.
Sochaux is also one of the worst teams on the road in Ligue 2. All they could manage from their 14 away ties is just two wins, and a total of seven goals. At the same time, Metz has scored the second-most number of goals at home and has conceded a paltry seven in home ties.
Metz vs Sochaux Head-to-head (h2h)
- The league toppers, Metz won the last three matches in a row.
- The last official win Sochaux had recorded was in 2007.
- Metz found the back of the net in the last four meetings in succession.
- The last time these two met each other, was in the reverse fixture of this tie, and then Metz recorded a 1-2 away win.
Metz vs Sochaux Prediction
Quite simply, the game is between the league-topper and a team in contention for relegation. And on top of that, the topper has the home advantage for this fixture. These facts alone would be enough to determine the outcome this Monday.
Moreover, Metz won the last three h2h games in a row, and the very last time – it was the reverse fixture of this game. Then, Metz with the road status, recorded a 1-2 away win. Keep in mind that, this time around Metz is in front of their home crowd.
And finally, Metz needs to win this tie as their closest competitor, Brest, also has an easier tie this match-day. The hosts need to pull off a huge win, and we expect them to rightfully do it.
Metz vs Sochaux Betting Tips
The Hosts to Score the First Goal @ 1.40 (2/5)
Metz to Win @ 1.50 (1/2).