Can Grenoble Foot 38 beat Niort in Stade des Alpes clash?

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Competition: France Ligue 2
Competition: Fri 14.February
Match begins: 19:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stade des Alpes (20068 seats)

The home fans are expecting three points in this fixture, as the home advantage should be put to good use versus a struggling visitor. Grenoble Foot 38 are in the 11th position while the guesting Niort worry at 17th.

Grenoble Foot 38 have less rest than Niort in this fixture, as the hosts were involved in a Ligue 2 game only four days ago. That game was an away game at Lens, so at least Grenoble Foot 38 are thankful to return home in this one. Game on!

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Grenoble Foot 38 form and stats

Overall Ligue 2 stats at home this season for Grenoble Foot 38 are 2-8-1 (wins-draw-losses). In general it's been a long time since Grenoble Foot 38 tasted defeat here at Stade des Alpes, as they have taken at least one point from their last ten home games.

Grenoble Foot 38 drew their last game, 0-0 away at Lens (placed 2nd). Preceding that game was the home draw versus Le Havre that ended 1-1.

Grenoble Foot 38 aren't scoring a lot here at Stade des Alpes in the league, with only 9 goals from 11 games. From these home matches, Grenoble Foot 38 have conceded only 8 goals.

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Niort form and stats

There's been little loot from Niort's travels as they have only collected 9 points from 12 away games in the Ligue 2. Niort only have 2 wins to counter their 7 defeats and 3 draws.

Niort are travelling after their nice 2-0 home win in the Ligue 2 against Orléans (placed 20th). A 3-4 defeat away at Caen before that.

Niort are scoring more than one goal per away game on average, having accumulated 12 away goals from 12 games (in the league). In the opposite end, Niort have conceded 19 goals in their away games.

Head 2 Head

The dueling parties have met before this season: Niort - Grenoble Foot 38 0-1. As for the last nine games between these two teams, there's four Grenoble Foot 38 victories, two draws and three Niort wins. Over/under statistics; four of these games ended with three goals or more, five matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

NiortI. Sissoko
I. Sissoko
13 goals
Grenoble Foot 38M. Djitte
M. Djitte
6 goals
Grenoble Foot 38J. Benet
J. Benet
4 goals

Grenoble Foot 38 missing players

Niort missing players

Grenoble Foot 38 Niort
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
24 11 4 Played P 3 12 24
6 2 1 Won W 0 2 5
14 8 3 Drew D 1 3 7
4 1 0 Lost L 2 7 12
23 9 2 Scored S 5 12 26
22 8 1 Conceded C 7 19 34
75% 73% 25% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 96%
58% 55% 25% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 58% 62%
29% 18% 25% Over 2.5 O 2.5 67% 33% 33%
17% 9% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 25% 21%
4% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 33% 25% 17%
54% 55% 25% BTTS BTTS 100% 58% 46%
42% 36% 75% Clean Sheets C S 0% 17% 21%
29% 36% 75% Failed to Score F T 0% 25% 38%
 
4.2 4.5 5 Corners for (avg) C F 2.7 4 3.6
5 5.1 3.8 Corners against (avg) C A 5 5.8 5.8
1.8 1.9 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 2.4 2.1
2 2 2 Red cards R C 4 6 6
 
222 92 29 Total Shots T S 20 98 204
79 29 11 Shots on Target S O 7 36 80
29% 31% 18% Goal Efficiency G E 71% 33% 32%
Key stats in Ligue 2 this season:
  • Niort has the most dropped points from leading position (19)
  • Niort haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

  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 24 16 3 5 43 21 12 9 1 2 21 9 12 7 2 3 22 12 22 51
2 Lens 24 13 8 3 33 17 12 8 3 1 17 5 12 5 5 2 16 12 16 47
3 Ajaccio 24 12 6 6 32 22 12 4 4 4 14 12 12 8 2 2 18 10 10 42
4 Clermont 24 11 8 5 30 23 12 6 3 3 19 13 12 5 5 2 11 10 7 41
5 Troyes 24 13 2 9 27 23 12 7 0 5 16 15 12 6 2 4 11 8 4 41
6 Le Havre 24 9 11 4 33 22 12 4 7 1 16 8 12 5 4 3 17 14 11 38
7 Guingamp 24 9 8 7 36 28 13 5 5 3 19 13 11 4 3 4 17 15 8 35
8 Valenciennes 24 9 8 7 18 16 12 6 4 2 11 5 12 3 4 5 7 11 2 35
9 Nancy 24 6 15 3 24 20 12 6 6 0 15 6 12 0 9 3 9 14 4 33
10 Sochaux 24 8 8 8 24 23 13 6 4 3 16 10 11 2 4 5 8 13 1 32
11 Grenoble Foot 38 24 6 14 4 23 22 11 2 8 1 9 8 13 4 6 3 14 14 1 32
12 Auxerre 24 7 9 8 27 25 12 4 6 2 16 11 12 3 3 6 11 14 2 30
13 Caen 24 6 10 8 26 30 12 3 5 4 12 16 12 3 5 4 14 14 -4 28
14 Rodez 24 7 6 11 28 31 12 5 3 4 20 16 12 2 3 7 8 15 -3 27
15 Chambly 24 7 6 11 20 28 13 3 3 7 8 18 11 4 3 4 12 10 -8 27
16 Châteauroux 24 6 7 11 16 32 11 1 4 6 6 17 13 5 3 5 10 15 -16 25
17 Niort 24 5 7 12 26 34 12 3 4 5 14 15 12 2 3 7 12 19 -8 22
18 Le Mans 24 6 3 15 26 40 12 4 2 6 14 16 12 2 1 9 12 24 -14 21
19 Paris 24 5 6 13 19 37 11 2 2 7 8 20 13 3 4 6 11 17 -18 21
20 Orléans 24 3 7 14 19 36 12 2 2 8 8 18 12 1 5 6 11 18 -17 16

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.