Angers and Caen meet at Stade Jean Bouin, in a match for the 30 th round of League 1. In the last direct match for this edition of the league, on 10-14-2017, Angers won by (0-2) ).
The history of direct confrontations disputed in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 5 matches won 3, drew 1 and lost 1. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a game in this stadium, in 01 -02-2017, for the Coupe de France, Angers won by (3-1). T. Mangani (14 ‘and 82’) and P. Capelle (89 ‘) scored the goals of the match, for Angers, and R. Thomas (36′ Autogolo), for Caen. Particular attention is required for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results at home and abroad.
The home team played against the Caen a game of the 30 day, which had been postponed, after 7 wins, 11 draws and 12 losses in their matches for the league until now. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 2 wins, 7 draws and 6 losses in away matches; against 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses at their stadium. For the league, Angers won 13 points out of 30 possible, after 4 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses in the last 10 home matches. Defensive consistency has not been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 30 matches in this competition, they only got 1 comeback in the 17 matches in which they suffered the first goal.
The Angers enters this unmotivated day, after a foreign snub, by 2-1, in the visit to the PSG arena. The home club usually acts in a tactical system in 4-3-3, favoring a more offensive style of play, attacking through the wings. The Angers is a team that likes to play in their own midfield, with the aim of trying to surprise their opponent through the counterattack. When it invests in the offensive process, it usually does it through the right flank, in order to take advantage of the depth offered by the lateral Manceau. Coach Stéphane Moulin should have all the players available for this day.
The away team is currently in the 12 th position of the league, with 35 points won, after 10 wins, 5 draws and 14 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against Strasbourg, by (2-0). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Olympique Lyonnais, by (1-0). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses in away matches, with 9 goals scored and 21 conceded; against 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses at their stadium, with 16 goals scored and 13 conceded. For the league, Caen won 5 points out of 30 possible points, after 1 win, 2 draws and 7 losses in the last 10 home matches. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 0-0 (7 out of 14 matches). Defensive consistency has not been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 11 of the last 14 matches for this competition have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 29 matches in this competition, they only got 1 comeback in the 15 matches they suffered the first goal. In the last 14 away matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 3 of their 7 goals between minutes (76’-90 ‘).
The Caen enters this unmotivated day after a foreign defeat, by 1-0, in the visit to the land of the Lyon. The foreign team may act in a tactical system in 5-3-2, being that they must adopt a more defensive posture, with the objective of trying as much as possible not to suffer a goal caused by tactical errors. In this way, a draw on this day can not be considered a bad result. The most offensive reference of the Caen is the Croatian Ivan Santini, eximio in the air game. The foreign trainer will not be able to count on Crivelli, for being suspended.
Insider TIP: Angers to win – 1.92