Châteauroux and Nancy spectators can't wait for Ligue 2 clash at Stade Gaston Petit

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Competition: France Ligue 2
Competition: Sat 27.February
Match begins: 18:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stade Gaston Petit (17072 seats)

An important duel in the bottom section of the Ligue 2, with both Châteauroux and Nancy experiencing more worry than joy. This match is a classic "six-pointer" with the home team placed 20th and the visitors in 15th place.

Insights:
  • Châteauroux has the fewest points (11) at home in Ligue 2
  • Nancy has the fewest clean sheets (3) in Ligue 2

Both teams have had enough rest since their last competitive action. Let's hope for an energetic game!

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Châteauroux form and stats

The home fans haven’t been spoiled with victories in the Ligue 2 this season. Châteauroux, who have the fewest points (11) at home in Ligue 2, have only managed 3 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses from their games here at Stade Gaston Petit.

Châteauroux are anxiously hoping for a goal as it's been 256 minutes since the last one in league fixtures. (Scored by P. Ibara).

Châteauroux are hoping to put things right at home after a defeat in their previous match, the score 0-1 away versus Paris. Before that game, the home loss against Le Havre with the scoreline 0-1.

There's a new game coming up fairly quickly for Châteauroux as they are travelling to their away game against Pau in the Ligue 2. That match is two days after this one.

Châteauroux has scored 15 league goals at home this season, in 13 matches. With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the Châteauroux defense is not exactly impregnable. 20 goals conceded from 13 games. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above.

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Nancy form and stats

Nancy, who have the fewest clean sheets (3) in Ligue 2, have only collected 13 points from their away games in the Ligue 2, after 3-4-6 (13 played).

Home advantage was not enough for Nancy in their previous game, as they lost their Ligue 2-match, hosting Grenoble Foot 38, 1-2. Ahead of that match was the victory versus Dunkerque at their stadium, the result 2-1.

Late heartbreak for Nancy in the Grenoble Foot 38 match, as the deciding 1-2 goal came deep into overtime.

A quick return to home after this game, as Nancy are hosting Caen in the Ligue 2 only two days away.

The attacking power of Nancy when travelling is not overwhelming with 11 goals scored from 13 league matches away. As opposed to that, Nancy have seen the ball go into their own net 14 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

The dueling parties have met before this season: Nancy - Châteauroux 2-1. Numbers for the last ten meetings between these two teams are: three wins for Châteauroux, zero draws and seven wins for Nancy. Over 2,5 goals: seven times; under 2,5 goals: three games.

Top Goalscorers

NancyM. Biron
M. Biron
9 goals
ChâteaurouxR. Mulumba
R. Mulumba
4 goals
NancyA. Bassi
A. Bassi
4 goals

Châteauroux missing players

Nancy missing players

Châteauroux Nancy
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
26 13 3 Played P 3 13 26
4 3 1 Won W 1 3 6
6 2 0 Drew D 2 4 10
16 8 2 Lost L 0 6 10
23 15 6 Scored S 3 11 32
39 20 6 Conceded C 2 14 37
96% 92% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 67% 92% 96%
69% 69% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 62% 73%
42% 62% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 23% 50%
15% 23% 67% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 8% 31%
12% 15% 33% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 8% 12%
46% 38% 33% BTTS BTTS 67% 46% 65%
15% 23% 33% Clean Sheets C S 33% 15% 12%
42% 46% 33% Failed to Score F T 33% 46% 27%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.2 2.2 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.3 2 1.8
6 3 1 Red cards R C 2 4 5
 
9.2 10.6 12.7 Shots (avg) S ( 6 6.3 7.2
3.7 4.5 5.3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.7 2.8 2.9
24% 26% 38% Goal Efficiency G E 38% 31% 43%
Key stats in Ligue 2 this season:
  • Châteauroux has the fewest points (11) at home in Ligue 2
  • Châteauroux have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Nancy has the fewest clean sheets (3) in Ligue 2
  • Nancy has the fewest matches under the total-line (9) in Ligue 2
  • Nancy has the most dropped points from leading position (24) in Ligue 2
  • Nancy has the most points from losing position (15) in Ligue 2

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Troyes 26 15 7 4 39 22 13 10 3 0 23 9 13 5 4 4 16 13 17 52
2 Clermont 26 14 7 5 38 16 13 9 3 1 24 6 13 5 4 4 14 10 22 49
3 Toulouse 26 14 7 5 48 30 13 8 3 2 27 15 13 6 4 3 21 15 18 49
4 Grenoble Foot 38 26 14 6 6 35 21 12 9 3 0 24 7 14 5 3 6 11 14 14 48
5 Auxerre 26 12 8 6 47 29 13 8 3 2 31 12 13 4 5 4 16 17 18 44
6 Paris 26 11 8 7 36 30 13 7 4 2 21 15 13 4 4 5 15 15 6 41
7 Sochaux 26 9 11 6 34 24 13 5 4 4 19 16 13 4 7 2 15 8 10 38
8 Valenciennes 26 9 9 8 34 31 13 5 4 4 15 13 13 4 5 4 19 18 3 36
9 Le Havre 26 8 10 8 22 28 13 3 7 3 10 11 13 5 3 5 12 17 -6 34
10 Amiens SC 26 8 9 9 21 21 13 4 6 3 7 6 13 4 3 6 14 15 0 33
11 Caen 25 8 9 8 25 29 13 5 6 2 13 12 12 3 3 6 12 17 -4 33
12 Niort 26 8 9 9 29 38 13 5 5 3 14 12 13 3 4 6 15 26 -9 33
13 Ajaccio 26 8 8 10 22 32 13 5 4 4 11 12 13 3 4 6 11 20 -10 32
14 Rodez 26 6 12 8 25 32 14 5 5 4 14 14 12 1 7 4 11 18 -7 30
15 Nancy 26 6 10 10 32 37 13 3 6 4 21 23 13 3 4 6 11 14 -5 28
16 Dunkerque 26 7 6 13 20 31 13 4 4 5 13 12 13 3 2 8 7 19 -11 27
17 Guingamp 25 4 12 9 26 33 12 2 6 4 12 14 13 2 6 5 14 19 -7 24
18 Chambly 26 5 8 13 27 44 14 4 2 8 15 22 12 1 6 5 12 22 -17 23
19 Pau 26 5 6 15 22 38 12 3 4 5 11 14 14 2 2 10 11 24 -16 21
20 Châteauroux 26 4 6 16 23 39 13 3 2 8 15 20 13 1 4 8 8 19 -16 18

Read more about Ligue 2

Ligue 2 is the second highest division in French football. Most games are played at Fridays and Mondays, allowing the top league Ligue 1 “ownership” of the weekend days. 20 teams play 380 fixtures in total, creating a league table where the top three teams promote and the bottom three relegate.