Clermont and Paris measure forces at Stade Gabriel Montpied, in a match for the 26th round of League 2. In the last direct showdown for this edition of the league, on 20‑09-2019, Clermont won out by (0‑2 ). In this stage, the history of direct confrontations indicates total balance between these two teams, as there were 3 draws in the last 3 games. In fact, the last time these two teams played a game at this stadium was on 26‑04-2019, for League 2, which ended in a draw for (1‑1). The goals of the match were scored by Mathias Lage (87 ‘), for Clermont, and C. Mandouki (79′), for Paris. Despite being a match between 4th and 17th of the table, it is actually a confrontation between the 6th ranked in home games and the 13th as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 4th position, with 44 points won, after 12 wins, 8 draws and 5 losses. In the penultimate match, he won at home against Valenciennes by (3‑1). In the last match, he won out against Lorient by (0-1). This is a team that usually conquers more positive results as a visitor than at home, since it conquered 23 points out and 21 in its stadium, with 12 goals scored and 10 suffered as a visitor, against 19 goals scored and 13 suffered at home. For the championship, Clermont conquered 17 points in 30 possible, after 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 games he played in his stadium.
For this competition, record a sequence of 5 wins in their last home games. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 25 games in the competition, he suffered the first goal 11 times and only got 3 comebacks. In the last 12 home games for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: he suffered 5 of his 13 goals between minutes (0’-15 ‘).
Clermont won a great victory in the last round, winning the championship leader away from home. This leaves him very much alive in the fight for access and will continue to fight to ascend to the first division. His unbeaten streak only increases and in front of one of the worst teams in the competition tends to continue growing. If he continues to play his good football, he will reach the end of the confrontation with great chances of being the winner. In this match, the best available players will go to the field.
The visiting team is currently in 17th position, with 24 points won, after 6 wins, 6 draws and 13 losses. In the penultimate match, he won out against Chambly by (1-2). In the last match, he won at home against Le Havre by (1‑0). Interestingly, this is a team that has conquered more positive results outside than in its stadium, since it conquered 13 points as a visitor and only 11 in its stadium. In his last 10 games as a visitor to the championship, Paris records 3 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses, so he won 13 points in 30 possible. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 25 games in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 12 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 13 away matches for this competition: he suffered 6 of his 17 goals between the minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘).
The two victories he won recently brought Paris out of the relegation zone, but now is the time to continue growing. Thus, Paris needs to get good results in order to leave the bottom of the table. A game like this is quite difficult, but knows the importance of adding at least one point. This makes it necessary to play intelligently, in defense and attack, because you need to avoid a stumble. In this match, the best available players will go to the field.