On Wednesday evening, the fourth and final quarter-final of the Coupe de France 2019 will be held in the Stade Francis-Le Basser of Laval. With the AS Vitre is quite a surprise a fourth division in the round of the last eight. In the Cup, the club prevailed first from Brittany this season with 1-0 at the fifth division Saint-Lo Manche.
Then AS won 2-0 at home against Montagnarde, also from the 5th league. At the seventh division Longueau Vitre retired after penalties in the sixteenth final. There was then the big surprise, as the underdog won at home 3-0 against second division side AC Le Havre. In the second round of the third division Lyon-Duchere was thrown with a 3-2 home win from the competition.
Best Betting Tips Vitre vs Nantes
In the quarter-finals, the fourth division faces the biggest challenge. Opponent on Wednesday night is the Ligue 1 club Football Club de Nantes. The Canaries first got involved in this cup season with the club Berrichonne Châteauroux from the second division, which they defeated 4-1 at home. In the sixteenth finals FCN won 1-0 at third division Sannois-St-Gratien. The quarter-finals reached Nantes with a 2-0 home win against Ligue 1 rivals Toulouse. If you look at the game Vitre Vs. Nantes on the odds of bookmakers, the first division in this unequal quarterfinal duel is of course the house-high favorite. The betting base also follows this assessment in their preliminary report, so that we can compare with the game Vitre vs Nantes recommend the tip “Nantes win to zero”.
Vitre – Statistics & Current Form
The AS Vitre completed his league games in the fourth-rate “National 2”. In Group C, head coach Michel Sorin’s team usually plays against the second team of FC Nantes or the reserve of Paris St. Germain. In this season, the men from Brittany have already played 19 games and so far only won three games. There are also twelve draws and four defeats. With these 21 points, the Amicale Sportive de Vitre is in 13th place, one place ahead of the relegation zone. In last place, the lead is just two points. However, the yellow-reds still have a catch-up game against the table-14. Mantes in the hindquarters. All three victories could celebrate Vitre at home. With 15 counters, the AS is currently in tenth place in the home table. In front of their own fans, there were also six draws and only one defeat. Striking is undoubtedly the extremely high number of points.
The Northwestern French are still waiting for their first win of the season away. So far, it was enough in nine games only five goals and six draws. After all, Vitre is undefeated for eleven competitive matches. In the league there are seven games without defeat, of which one could win but only one. In the “National 2” played the yellow-red last five consecutive draw. At Vitre, there are only four bankruptcies, as many as in league leaders Briochin. But due to the many draws the club does not come from the table cellar. For weeks there has been a great deal of anticipation for the quarter-finals against Nantes throughout the city. The whole community is decorated in yellow and red. The quarter-final is without doubt the biggest success in the history of the club. The fans are confident that the underdog can move into the semi-finals. Incidentally, one would meet Master Paris St. Germain there. Topscorer of Vitre is William Gros with five league goals and two goals. Can Gros at Vitre vs Nantes destroy the tip on the “To Zero” victory?
➯ Expected installation of Vitre:
Aubeneau – Gueguen, Barru, Rocu, Henaff – Sorin, Guilbault, Menoret, Duval – Gros, Lebacle
➯ Last games by Vitre:
- 23.02.2019 – Bastia-Borgo Vs. Vitre 2: 2 (National 2)
- 16.02.2019 – Vitre Vs. Granville 2: 2 (National 2)
- 06.02.2019 – Vitre Vs. Lyon-Duchere 3: 2 (Coupe de France)
- 27.01.2019 – Nantes II vs. Vitre 0: 0 (National 2)
- 24.01.2019 – Vitre Vs. Le Havre 3: 0 (Coupe de France)
Nantes – Statistics & Current Form
The Football Club de Nantes plays since the rise in 2013 continuously in Ligue 1. Since this season, the club of Vahid Halilhodzic, the former national coach of the Japanese and Algerian national football team, looked after. Previously, the Bosnians had already coached clubs such as Lille or PSG in Ligue 1. After 27 games, the canaries are in 14th place in Ligue 1. The advantage over the relegation zone is a calming eleven points. In the fight for international business goes with 13 points backlog probably not much. 19 of the 31 points collected the yellow greens at home.
In the domestic stadium there were five wins, four draws and four defeats. On the opponent’s place the Westranzosen brought 12 points from three wins, three draws and eight bankruptcies. Overall, FC Nantes is currently not in top form. In the last nine league games, it only enough for two victories. After all, the FCN managed the two successes in the last four games. On Sunday, the team of coach Halilhodzic had to settle for a 0-0 at the bottom of the table Guingamp. Rongier missed a penalty for the visitors in the 96th minute. The Yellow Greens have to do without Ciprian Tatarusanu and Majeed Waris in the quarter-finals, but remain the clear favorite.
➯ Expected formation of Nantes:
Tatarusanu – Pallois, Diego Carlos, Edgar Ié – Kwateng, Krhin, Girotto, Traoré – Rongier, Moutoussamy – Coulibaly
➯ Last matches of Nantes:
- 03.03.2019 – EA Guingamp vs. FC Nantes 0: 0 (Ligue 1)
- 24.02.2019 – FC Nantes vs. Girondins Bordeaux 1: 0 (Ligue 1)
- 16.02.2019 – AS Monaco vs. FC Nantes 1: 0 (Ligue 1)
- 13.02.2019 – SM Caen vs. FC Nantes 0: 1 (Ligue 1)
- 10.02.2019 – FC Nantes vs. Olympique Nîmes 2: 4 (Ligue 1)
Vitre vs Nantes Direct Comparison & Statistics Highlights
There has never been a competitive match between AS Vitre and FC Nantes. However, both teams met in preparation for the current season for a test match. On July 31, 2018 Nantes won the preparatory game in the city stadium of Vitre 2-1. The late winner scored then the Argentine striker of the canaries, Emiliano Sala, who died on 21 January 2019 in a plane crash.
Vitre vs Nantes Football Betting Tips
The AS Vitre is the last amateur club in the competition. For the quarter-final against Nantes, the fourth division draws to the Stade Francis-Le Basser of Laval, which is 40 kilometers away. There are expected 12,000 spectators, including 300 to 400 Nantes fans. If you look at the table of Ligue 1, the season for Nantes seems almost over. Only through the cup could the canaries save the season. Of course the Erstligist goes as a big favorite in the duel against the fourth division, but coach Halilhodzic warned his players explicitly against underestimating the underdog.
Key Facts – Vitre vs. Nantes tips
➯ Vitre has been unbeaten in 11 competitive matches
➯ Nantes won only two of the last nine league games
➯ Between both teams there was only one test match, which the FCN won 2-1
Although the cup has its own laws, everything speaks for the canaries. The professionals from FC Nantes meet amateurs on Wednesday. Anything but a progress of the guests would be a big surprise. We can only agree with this opinion. But a simple victory of the first division is rewarded with very low odds of only 1.40. As an alternative, the game offers Vitre vs Nantes a prediction on a handicap victory or a victory of the guests without conceding. Since the Nantes offensive did not really cause scare in the last few weeks, we are setting the quarter-finals Vitre vs Nantes at the Coupe de France our tip on “Nantes wins to zero”.
In the unequal duel Vitre vs Nantes could be another interesting option for the ‘Under 2.5 goals’ prediction. Vitre has the third weakest offensive of the “National 2”. In addition, the outsider in the game against the first division his salvation is certainly not looking for the offensive, but rather focus once on the defensive. Nantes also scored only seven goals in their last ten games. On the defensive, the yellow-green have stabilized but somewhat and had to accept only one goal in the last four games.
Insider Tips: Nantes wins