Clermont vs Amiens SC match preview

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Competition: France Ligue 2
Competition: Sat 13.March
Match begins: 19:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stade Gabriel Montpied (11980 seats)

It's advantage Clermont so far with their 2nd position in the Ligue 2 table, welcoming Amiens SC who are placed 11th.

Insights:
  • Clermont have the fewest conceded goals (16) in Ligue 2
  • Amiens SC have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (8) in Ligue 2

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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Clermont form and stats

The home supporters can't complain about results here at Stade Gabriel Montpied as Clermont, who have the fewest conceded goals (16) in Ligue 2, have scored 28 goals to get 33 points from 14 games. The overall stats in the Ligue 2 are 10-3-1 (wins-draws-losses). In general it's been a long time since Clermont tasted defeat here at Stade Gabriel Montpied, as they have taken at least one point from their last ten home games in the league. With a nice streak brewing from their home games, Clermont are also looking for their fifth consecutive victory regardless of location.

Defensively the home team are doing well, with their goalkeeper Arthur Desmas not having conceded a league goal in 360 minutes.

A good away victory last time out for Clermont, who won 5-0 against Guingamp (placed 18th). Previous to that game, a home match hosting Valenciennes in a game that was won 4-0.

As indicated by the result mentioned above, Clermont played a great game against Guingamp and beat them comfortably. Expectations are high for this one.

With an average of more than two goals per home game in the league (28 in 14 games), Clermont's attacking play is working. As for guarding their own goal, Clermont have only let in 6 goals at home.

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Amiens SC form and stats

As the visiting team in Ligue 2 matches, Amiens SC have produced an overall stat of 4-3-7 so far.

Amiens played 1-1 against Auxerre in their previous match. Prior to that match, the Amiens manager O. Tanchot faced defeat when travelling to Toulouse and losing 0-3.

Amiens SC have scored 14 goals on their travels this season, from 14 away games in the league. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 0 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. 18 goals have been conceded by Amiens in these games.

Head 2 Head

The teams have played each other before this season, with the result Amiens SC - Clermont 1-1 entered in the official records. Head-to-head totals (for the last ten meetings): Clermont won six games, four matches ended with a draw and Amiens SC has zero wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: three / seven

Top Goalscorers

ClermontM. Bayo
M. Bayo
17 goals
ClermontJ. Allevinah
J. Allevinah
10 goals
ClermontJ. Dossou
J. Dossou
10 goals

Clermont missing players

Amiens SC missing players

Clermont Amiens SC
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
28 14 4 Played P 5 14 28
16 10 2 Won W 0 4 8
7 3 1 Drew D 1 3 10
5 1 1 Lost L 4 7 10
47 28 6 Scored S 4 14 22
16 6 2 Conceded C 11 18 25
86% 86% 75% Over 0.5 O 0.5 80% 86% 79%
64% 71% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 80% 71% 50%
39% 50% 25% Over 2.5 O 2.5 80% 43% 25%
21% 21% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 20% 14% 7%
14% 14% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 20% 7% 4%
25% 21% 0% BTTS BTTS 60% 36% 32%
61% 71% 75% Clean Sheets C S 20% 36% 46%
29% 21% 50% Failed to Score F T 40% 43% 43%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.4 1.6 0.8 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.6 2.6 2.2
2 1 0 Red cards R C 1 3 5
 
11.5 12.1 11 Shots (avg) S ( 6.2 8.4 8.3
5.1 6 4.8 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.6 3.9 3.4
33% 33% 32% Goal Efficiency G E 31% 26% 23%
Key stats in Ligue 2 this season:
  • Amiens SC have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Amiens SC have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (8) in Ligue 2
  • Clermont have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Clermont have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Clermont have scored more than double the goals of Amiens SC.
  • Clermont have the fewest conceded goals (16) in Ligue 2
  • Clermont have the fewest conceded goals (6) at home in Ligue 2
  • Clermont have the fewest conceded goals in the first half (7) in Ligue 2
  • Clermont have the most clean sheets (10) at home in Ligue 2
  • Clermont have the most clean sheets (17) in Ligue 2
  • Clermont have the the best goal difference (+22) at home in Ligue 2
  • Clermont have the the best goal difference (+31) in Ligue 2
  • Clermont is in the best form (5-0-1)

  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 28 17 7 4 43 22 14 11 3 0 24 9 14 6 4 4 19 13 21 58
2 Clermont 28 16 7 5 47 16 14 10 3 1 28 6 14 6 4 4 19 10 31 55
3 Toulouse 28 15 7 6 51 31 14 9 3 2 30 15 14 6 4 4 21 16 20 52
4 Grenoble Foot 38 28 15 7 6 38 22 13 9 4 0 25 8 15 6 3 6 13 14 16 52
5 Paris 28 13 8 7 39 30 14 8 4 2 22 15 14 5 4 5 17 15 9 47
6 Auxerre 28 12 9 7 48 31 14 8 3 3 31 13 14 4 6 4 17 18 17 45
7 Sochaux 28 10 12 6 37 25 14 5 5 4 19 16 14 5 7 2 18 9 12 42
8 Valenciennes 28 10 9 9 35 35 14 6 4 4 16 13 14 4 5 5 19 22 0 39
9 Ajaccio 28 9 8 11 23 33 14 6 4 4 12 12 14 3 4 7 11 21 -10 35
10 Nancy 28 8 10 10 37 38 14 4 6 4 22 23 14 4 4 6 15 15 -1 34
11 Amiens SC 28 8 10 10 22 25 14 4 7 3 8 7 14 4 3 7 14 18 -3 34
12 Caen 28 8 10 10 27 34 14 5 6 3 13 14 14 3 4 7 14 20 -7 34
13 Le Havre 28 8 10 10 22 32 14 3 7 4 10 13 14 5 3 6 12 19 -10 34
14 Niort 28 8 10 10 31 42 14 5 5 4 15 15 14 3 5 6 16 27 -11 34
15 Rodez 28 7 12 9 26 33 14 5 5 4 14 14 14 2 7 5 12 19 -7 33
16 Dunkerque 28 7 7 14 21 33 14 4 5 5 14 13 14 3 2 9 7 20 -12 28
17 Pau 28 7 6 15 25 38 14 5 4 5 14 14 14 2 2 10 11 24 -13 27
18 Guingamp 28 4 14 10 28 40 14 2 7 5 14 21 14 2 7 5 14 19 -12 26
19 Chambly 28 5 9 14 28 48 15 4 2 9 15 25 13 1 7 5 13 23 -20 24
20 Chateauroux 28 4 6 18 24 44 14 3 2 9 16 24 14 1 4 9 8 20 -20 18

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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.