Ligue 2 match preview and statistics: Grenoble Foot 38 fight Ajaccio

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Competition: France Ligue 2
Competition: Sat 19.September
Match begins: 17:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stade des Alpes (20068 seats)

The Ligue 2 league table might not tell the truth so early on, but it's the best truth we have so far. Grenoble Foot 38 and Ajaccio are placed 7th and 19th respectively.

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

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Grenoble Foot 38 form and stats

Grenoble Foot 38 have only played one Ligue 2 game here so far, a win. Last season their home statistics were 3 wins, 8 draws and 3 defeats from 14 matches.

Grenoble enjoyed a nice away win last time out, playing at Chambly's place. The match ended 2-1 with Marcellin Achille Anani and Terell Ondaan scoring. Ahead of that match, Grenoble Foot 38 won a home game hosting Toulouse (5-3).

The victory against Chambly came after Terell Ondaan's winning goal. The Grenoble manager P. Hinschberger was very happy afterwards with the decision to bring on that player in the 75th minute.

Grenoble Foot 38 has scored 5 goals so far and conceded 3 goals from 1 home game. These are numbers from the league only.

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Ajaccio form and stats

Ajaccio have played one away game so far, a loss. Last season their away games stats in the Ligue 2 were 9 victories, 3 draws and 2 defeats from 14 fixtures.

Ajaccio are looking to quickly end their 218 minutes long goal drought in the Ligue 2.

Ajaccio lost away at Caen (0-1) in their previous game and are perhaps starting to feel homesick. A 0-1 loss hosting Châteauroux before that.

0 goals so far away for Ajaccio, while their defence has allowed the opposition to score 1. All from 1 league match away.

Head 2 Head

H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): Grenoble three wins, two draws and Ajaccio five victories. As for goals, four matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), six games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Grenoble Foot 38M. Anani
M. Anani
2 goals
Grenoble Foot 38L. Nestor
L. Nestor
1 goals
Grenoble Foot 38J. Benet
J. Benet
1 goals

Grenoble Foot 38 missing players

Ajaccio missing players

Grenoble Foot 38 Ajaccio
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
3 1 1 Played P 0 1 2
2 1 1 Won W 0 0 0
0 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
1 0 0 Lost L 0 1 2
7 5 5 Scored S 0 0 0
5 3 3 Conceded C 0 1 2
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
67% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 0%
67% 100% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 0%
33% 100% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
33% 100% 100% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
67% 100% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
33% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 100% 100%
 
5 7 7 Corners for (avg) C F 0 1 1.5
3.7 3 3 Corners against (avg) C A 0 4 3
1.3 1 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 4 2
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
30 13 13 Total Shots T S 0 7 13
15 8 8 Shots on Target S O 0 3 4
47% 62% 62% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 0%
Grenoble Foot 38 Last season Ajaccio
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
28 14   Played P   14 28
7 3   Won W   9 15
14 8   Drew D   3 7
7 3   Lost L   2 6
27 13   Scored S   21 38
29 13   Conceded C   10 22
79% 79%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   86% 86%
61% 57%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   57% 57%
32% 29%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   36% 36%
21% 21%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   21% 21%
4% 0%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   14% 11%
54% 57%   BTTS BTTS   36% 39%
36% 29%   Clean Sheets C S   64% 57%
32% 36%   Failed to Score F T   14% 18%
 
4.9 5.4   Corners for (avg) C F   4.2 4.4
4.6 4.5   Corners against (avg) C A   5.1 4.8
1.7 1.7   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2.1 1.9
2 2   Red cards R C   0 1
 
276 133   Total Shots T S   131 275
97 45   Shots on Target S O   56 108
28% 29%   Goal Efficiency G E   38% 35%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Paris 3 3 0 0 6 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 5 1 5 9
2 Caen 3 2 1 0 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 3 0 4 7
3 Niort 3 2 1 0 3 1 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 7
4 Troyes 3 2 0 1 5 2 2 2 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 3 6
5 Sochaux 2 2 0 0 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 6
6 Valenciennes 3 2 0 1 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 6
7 Grenoble Foot 38 3 2 0 1 7 5 1 1 0 0 5 3 2 1 0 1 2 2 2 6
8 Le Havre 3 2 0 1 4 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 3 3 1 6
9 Clermont 3 1 2 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 5
10 Dunkerque 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 4
11 Rodez 3 1 1 1 2 4 2 1 0 1 1 3 1 0 1 0 1 1 -2 4
12 Amiens SC 3 1 0 2 2 3 2 1 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 3
13 Châteauroux 3 1 0 2 2 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 -1 3
14 Auxerre 3 1 0 2 2 4 2 0 0 2 0 3 1 1 0 0 2 1 -2 3
15 Nancy 3 0 1 2 2 4 1 0 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 0 2 -2 1
16 Guingamp 3 0 1 2 3 6 2 0 0 2 1 4 1 0 1 0 2 2 -3 1
17 Chambly 3 0 1 2 2 6 2 0 0 2 1 5 1 0 1 0 1 1 -4 1
18 Pau 3 0 1 2 1 6 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 0 5 -5 1
19 Ajaccio 2 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 -2 0
20 Toulouse 2 0 0 2 3 6 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 3 5 -3 0
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Lorient 28 17 3 8 45 25 14 9 1 4 22 12 14 8 2 4 23 13 20 54
2 Lens 28 15 8 5 39 24 14 9 3 2 19 9 14 6 5 3 20 15 15 53
3 Ajaccio 28 15 7 6 38 22 14 6 4 4 17 12 14 9 3 2 21 10 16 52
4 Troyes 28 16 3 9 34 25 14 8 1 5 20 17 14 8 2 4 14 8 9 51
5 Clermont 28 14 8 6 35 25 14 7 3 4 21 14 14 7 5 2 14 11 10 50
6 Le Havre 28 11 11 6 38 25 14 5 7 2 18 10 14 6 4 4 20 15 13 44
7 Valenciennes 28 11 9 8 24 20 14 7 5 2 14 7 14 4 4 6 10 13 4 42
8 Guingamp 28 10 9 9 40 33 14 5 6 3 20 14 14 5 3 6 20 19 7 39
9 Grenoble Foot 38 28 7 14 7 27 29 14 3 8 3 13 13 14 4 6 4 14 16 -2 35
10 Chambly 28 9 8 11 26 32 15 4 4 7 12 21 13 5 4 4 14 11 -6 35
11 Auxerre 28 8 10 10 31 30 14 5 7 2 19 12 14 3 3 8 12 18 1 34
12 Nancy 28 6 16 6 27 26 14 6 6 2 16 9 14 0 10 4 11 17 1 34
13 Caen 28 8 10 10 33 34 14 4 5 5 14 17 14 4 5 5 19 17 -1 34
14 Sochaux 28 8 10 10 28 30 14 6 5 3 17 11 14 2 5 7 11 19 -2 34
15 Châteauroux 28 9 7 12 22 38 14 3 4 7 11 23 14 6 3 5 11 15 -16 34
16 Rodez 28 8 8 12 31 34 14 6 3 5 22 18 14 2 5 7 9 16 -3 32
17 Paris 28 7 7 14 22 40 13 3 2 8 9 22 15 4 5 6 13 18 -18 28
18 Niort 28 6 8 14 30 41 14 4 5 5 16 16 14 2 3 9 14 25 -11 26
19 Le Mans 28 7 5 16 30 45 14 5 3 6 16 17 14 2 2 10 14 28 -15 26
20 Orleans 28 4 7 17 21 43 14 2 2 10 8 23 14 2 5 7 13 20 -22 19

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.