Nice – Toulouse SOCCER PICKS
Nice and Toulouse meet at Allianz Riviera, in a match for the 29 th round of League 1. In the last direct match for this edition of the league, on 05-10-2018, the two teams tied (1-1). The history of direct confrontations played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 4 matches won 3 and lost 1. But the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium, on 03-02-2018 , for the League 1, Toulouse won by (0-1). M. Gradel (67 ‘) 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.
After 11 wins, 7 draws and 10 losses, the home team is currently in the 9 th position, with 40 points won. In the last match, they have lost in an away match against Olympique Marseille by (1-0), after in the previous match they have won (1-0) at home, against Strasbourg. 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 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses in away matches; against 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses at their stadium. In the last 10 home matches for the championship Nice won 6, drew 2 and lost 2, so he won 20 points out of 30 possible.
In this competition, they have won the last 4 home matches and have not lost any of the last 8 home matches. In their home matches there are a few frequent results at half-time: 1-0 (5 out of 13 matches) and 0-0 (5 out of 13 matches). In their home matches for this competition there is a tendency for few goals, since 10 of the last 13 matches have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 28 matches in the competition, they suffered the first goal 14 times and only managed 1 comeback. In the last 13 home matches for this competition there are 2 periods that stand out: they scored 4 of their 11 goals between minutes (76′-90 ‘); He suffered 4 of his 11 goals between the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
The Nice part for this party with a defeat, by 1-0, in the displacement to the land of the Marseilles, adding of this form the third defeat in the last four parties disputed in the French championship. However, we emphasize that the locals register 4 wins in a row in their stadium. Coach Patrick Vieira must play in his usual tactical scheme, favoring the maintenance of possession of the ball and paused attacks by the flanks. Allan Saint-Maximin is the best scorer of Nice, with 6 goals scored. For this game the coach does not have Jallet and Ganago, both injured.
The away team is currently in the 15 th position of the league, with 31 points won, after 7 wins, 10 draws and 11 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Olympique Lyonnais, by (5-1). In the last match, they won in a home match against Guingamp, by (1-0). This is a team that, oddly enough, was better outside than at home, as in the last 30 matches they register 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses in away matches; against 2 wins, 8 draws and 5 losses at their stadium. For the league, Toulouse won 10 points out of 30 possible points, after 3 wins, 1 draw and 6 losses in the last 10 home matches. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. This is a team that usually scores a few times first: it only opened the scoring in 7 of its last 28 matches for the League 1, of these 7 it reached the break in advantage in 6 and won at the end of the 90 ‘in 6. In 28 matches in this tournament, suffered the first goal 19 times and only got 1 comeback.
Toulouse come to this game with a 1-0 victory at the reception to Guingamp, returning to the triumphs after 6 straight games without beating the French championship: Yaya Sanogo scored the only goal of the team. Playing away from home, the visitors only won 4 of their 14 matches. Toulouse presents an unattractive style of play for the general public, benefiting the defensive organization and the in-depth passes for the attack. On an individual level we highlight Max Gradel, the best scorer of Toulouse, with 10 goals scored. The entire template is available for this game.