Another action-packed fixture in Ligue 2 as Grenoble Foot 38 welcome Niort

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Competition: France Ligue 2
Competition: Sat 27.February
Match begins: 18:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stade des Alpes (20068 seats)

Grenoble Foot 38 have performed better than Niort so far this season, but every game starts at 0-0. Here's all you need to know about the upcoming game:

Insights:
  • Grenoble Foot 38 is in the best form (4-1-1)
  • Niort has the most conceded goals (26) away in Ligue 2

Grenoble Foot 38 and Niort should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

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Grenoble Foot 38 form and stats

Grenoble Foot 38 have been very solid at home in the Ligue 2 so far, with 30 points collected from 12 matches (9-3-0). This has contributed greatly to their 4th position in the table.

Grenoble enjoyed a nice away win last time out, playing at Nancy's place. The match ended 2-1 with Moussa Djitté and Jessy Benet scoring. The spoils were shared after 90 minutes before that, a home game that ended 0-0 versus Amiens SC.

A late climax in the match against Nancy as the winning goal came three minutes into overtime; scored by Moussa Djitté.

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

The Grenoble manager P. Hinschberger has got the team scoring with 24 from 12 home games in the league. Grenoble Foot 38 are not conceding a lot of goals here at Stade des Alpes in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 7 from 12 matches.

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Niort form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Niort, who have the most conceded goals (26) away in Ligue 2, so far with only 13 points returning home. The records show 3-4-6 (win-draw-lose).

Niort go into this game after a win, the home game against Pau that ended 2-1. It was a defeat before that one as the away game against Caen wasn't a success with a 0-1 loss.

After this away game Niort return home for a Ligue 2 game against Sochaux. That game is only two sleeps after this.

Niort have scored 15 goals on their travels this season, from 13 away games in the league. For Niort, more than two goals on average per game end up in their own net.

Head 2 Head

The most recent history between these sides is the Niort - Grenoble 0-0 played earlier this season. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's five Grenoble victories, three draws and two Niort wins. Over/under statistics; four of these games ended with three goals or more, six matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

NiortP. Bâ
P. Bâ
12 goals
Grenoble Foot 38M. Djitte
M. Djitte
6 goals
Grenoble Foot 38J. Benet
J. Benet
5 goals

Grenoble Foot 38 missing players

Niort missing players

Grenoble Foot 38 Niort
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
26 12 4 Played P 4 13 26
14 9 3 Won W 0 3 8
6 3 1 Drew D 1 4 9
6 0 0 Lost L 3 6 9
35 24 6 Scored S 4 15 29
21 7 1 Conceded C 12 26 38
88% 83% 75% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 92%
65% 75% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 75% 69% 69%
35% 42% 25% Over 2.5 O 2.5 75% 46% 42%
12% 25% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 38% 23%
4% 8% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 50% 31% 15%
35% 33% 25% BTTS BTTS 50% 54% 46%
46% 67% 75% Clean Sheets C S 0% 15% 31%
31% 17% 25% Failed to Score F T 50% 31% 31%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2 1.7 2.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.2 2.3 2.1
1 1 1 Red cards R C 1 5 7
 
8.7 8.6 7.8 Shots (avg) S ( 6.8 7.2 7.8
3.8 4.2 2.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.2 2.5 2.9
35% 47% 60% Goal Efficiency G E 44% 47% 40%
Key stats in Ligue 2 this season:
  • Grenoble Foot 38 have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Grenoble Foot 38 have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Grenoble Foot 38 have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Grenoble Foot 38 is in the best form (4-1-1)
  • Niort has the most conceded goals (26) away in Ligue 2
  • Niort have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • 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 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.