Football match preview: Quevilly Rouen vs Niort

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Competition: France Ligue 2
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 17:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stade Robert Diochon (12018 seats)

Quevilly Rouen are psyched for a new challenge after their 1-0 vs Ajaccio in the previous game. Niort are coming to visit!

Insights:
  • Quevilly Rouen have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Niort have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.

Both teams have had plentiful rest since their previous game. Let's look for an enthusiastic match!

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Quevilly Rouen form and stats

When playing at home in the Ligue 2, Quevilly Rouen have managed 1 win, 2 draws and suffered 2 defeats from 5 games. Their last two home games have resulted in two points, meaning they were both draws.

Quevilly Rouen are returning here after visiting Ajaccio in a Ligue 2 game and winning with a 1-0 scoreline. Midfielder Alassane Diaby was the best player on the team with a rating of 8.02 (out of ten) in that game. Diaby hit one key pass and dribled past the opponent 1 of 1 times.

Before that, Quevilly drew at home versus Guingamp.

The Quevilly Rouen fans would probably like to see some more goals scored at their own stadium in the league, the tally being 5 in 5 matches. Quevilly's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 6 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Niort form and stats

There's been little loot from Niort's travels as they have only collected 5 points from 6 away games in the Ligue 2. Niort only have 1 win to counter their 3 defeats and 2 draws.

Niort are travelling again after losing away to Sochaux in their previous match (0-1). Defender Darline Zidane Yongwa Ngameni was the best team player with a rating of 7.1. Ngameni hit the woodwork once and won 11 of 17 duels.

That result followed a home victory 4-1 versus Paris.

There's been a serious shortage of goals from Niort's away games in the league this season with only 3 goals from 6 matches. 8 goals have been conceded by Niort in these games.

Head 2 Head

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

Top Goalscorers

Quevilly RouenG. Gbelle
G. Gbelle
3 goals
Quevilly RouenD. Nazon
D. Nazon
3 goals
NiortB. Boutobba
B. Boutobba
3 goals

Quevilly Rouen missing players

Niort missing players

Quevilly Rouen Niort
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
11 5 1 Played P 1 6 11
4 1 0 Won W 0 1 4
3 2 1 Drew D 1 2 3
4 2 0 Lost L 0 3 4
12 5 2 Scored S 0 3 10
12 6 2 Conceded C 0 8 10
91% 80% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 67% 73%
64% 60% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 50% 45%
45% 60% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 50% 36%
18% 20% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 17% 18%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 9%
55% 60% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 33% 27%
18% 20% 0% Clean Sheets C S 100% 33% 45%
36% 40% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 67% 55%
 
3.6 2.8 3 Corners for (avg) C F 7 3.2 3.5
5.1 6 9 Corners against (avg) C A 6 5.2 5.5
2.3 2.2 3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 1.7 1.8
3 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
6.8 8.2 9 Shots (avg) S ( 10 7 8.1
2.8 3.2 4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3 3 3.4
39% 31% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 17% 27%
Key stats in Ligue 2 this season:
  • Niort have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Niort have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Quevilly Rouen have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won at home.
  • Quevilly Rouen have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Quevilly Rouen have won significantly less corners at home than 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 Toulouse 11 7 3 1 22 9 5 3 1 1 10 6 6 4 2 0 12 3 13 24
2 Sochaux 11 7 2 2 12 6 6 4 1 1 5 2 5 3 1 1 7 4 6 23
3 Auxerre 11 5 5 1 18 7 6 3 2 1 11 4 5 2 3 0 7 3 11 20
4 Le Havre 11 5 5 1 11 5 6 3 2 1 7 4 5 2 3 0 4 1 6 20
5 Ajaccio 11 5 4 2 12 7 6 4 1 1 7 2 5 1 3 1 5 5 5 19
6 Paris 11 5 2 4 14 12 5 2 2 1 6 4 6 3 0 3 8 8 2 17
7 Pau 11 4 3 4 12 11 6 3 1 2 8 5 5 1 2 2 4 6 1 15
8 Quevilly Rouen 11 4 3 4 12 12 5 1 2 2 5 6 6 3 1 2 7 6 0 15
9 Niort 11 4 3 4 10 10 5 3 1 1 7 2 6 1 2 3 3 8 0 15
10 Valenciennes 11 4 3 4 10 14 5 1 1 3 4 10 6 3 2 1 6 4 -4 15
11 Nimes 11 3 5 3 14 12 5 1 3 1 5 5 6 2 2 2 9 7 2 14
12 Caen 11 4 2 5 13 12 6 2 0 4 8 7 5 2 2 1 5 5 1 14
13 Guingamp 11 3 5 3 10 12 5 1 2 2 5 7 6 2 3 1 5 5 -2 14
14 Grenoble Foot 38 11 4 2 5 12 16 6 4 1 1 10 6 5 0 1 4 2 10 -4 14
15 Rodez 11 3 4 4 11 14 5 1 3 1 4 5 6 2 1 3 7 9 -3 13
16 Bastia 11 2 4 5 9 13 5 1 4 0 5 3 6 1 0 5 4 10 -4 10
17 Dijon 11 3 1 7 11 18 6 2 1 3 8 10 5 1 0 4 3 8 -7 10
18 Amiens SC 11 1 6 4 11 15 6 0 3 3 4 8 5 1 3 1 7 7 -4 9
19 Dunkerque 11 2 3 6 9 15 6 1 2 3 4 7 5 1 1 3 5 8 -6 9
20 Nancy 11 0 5 6 7 20 5 0 2 3 3 11 6 0 3 3 4 9 -13 5

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.