Caen and Bordeaux meet at Stade Michel d’Ornano, in a match for the 38 th round of League 1. In the last direct match for this edition of the league, on 11-11-2018, the two teams tied (0- 0). The record of direct matches played in this stadium indicates total balance between these two teams, since there were 2 victories for each team in the last 4 matches. But the last time these two teams met at this stadium was on 25-11-2017, for the League 1, which ended with the victory of Caen by (1-0). I. Santini (23 ‘) scored the only goal of the game. Particular attention is required for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results at home and abroad.
The home team is currently in the 18 th position of the league, with 33 points won, after 7 wins, 12 draws and 18 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against Reims, by (3-2). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Olympique Lyonnais, by (4-0). This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses in away matches, with 17 goals scored and 21 conceded; against 4 wins, 2 draws and 9 losses at their stadium, with 11 goals scored and 21 conceded. For the championship, Caen won 10 points out of 30 possible, after 3 wins, 1 draw and 6 losses in the last 10 home matches. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 0-0 (10 out of 18 matches). In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 8 of the last 18 matches for this competition have ended with Under 1,5 goals. In 37 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 19 times and never got the comeback.
The Caen enters this unmotivated game, after a foreign defeat, by 4-0, in the visit to the land of Lyon. The whole house usually acts in a tactical system in 4-3-3, populating the midfield area, with the aim of hiding some of its defensive lagoons. The most offensive reference of the Caen is the French Enzo Crivelli, eximio in the air game. It should be noted that the Caen is a team that is very easy to create dangerous situations and to specify them. The technician Fabien Mercadal should not be able to count on Diomandé, Genevois and Ndom, for being injured.
The away team is currently in the 14 th position of the league, with 38 points won, after 9 wins, 11 draws and 17 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Lille, by (1-0). In the last match, they lost in a home match against Reims, by (0-1). 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, 3 draws and 9 losses in away matches; against 6 victories, 4 draws and 5 defeats in his stadium. In the last 10 away league matches Bordeaux has a record of 1 win, 2 draws and 7 losses, so they have won 5 points out of 30 possible.
For this competition, they have not won any of the last 9 away matches. In their home matches there are a few frequent results at half-time: 1-0 (7 out of 18 matches) and 0-0 (8 out of 18 matches). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so it was not very strong defensively. In their away matches for this competition there is a tendency for few goals, since 13 of the last 18 matches have ended with less than 3 goals. In 37 matches in this competition, they only got 1 comeback in the 20 matches in which they suffered the first goal.
Bordeaux enter this unmotivated performance, after a home defeat, by 0-1, at the Reims reception. The outsider team usually acts in a 4-3-3, favoring a faster style of play, with the three most advanced pieces being Kamano, Briand and Basic. The responsible for defining and leading the attacks of his team is the Czech midfielder Plasil. Coach Paulo Sousa should not be able to count on Maja, Cornelius, Lewczuk and Preville, for being injured.