Sochaux and Guingamp measure forces at Stade Auguste-Bonal, in a match for the 8 th round of League 2. There is no record of direct clashes between these two teams in the last 3 years. The last confrontation was played on 15-02-2014 and ended with the score: Sochaux (1‑0) Guingamp. In this match the home factor may be decisive, since Sochaux has considerable differences in its results at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in the 11th position, with 9 points won, after 2 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost out against Le Mans by (2-0). In the last game, he tied at home against Valenciennes by (0-0). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 matches he has recorded 2 wins, 6 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. For the championship, Sochaux conquered 8 points in 12 possible, after 2 wins and 2 draws in the last 4 games he played in his stadium.
For this competition, he did not lose any of the last 4 games in his stadium. In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 12 of their last 22 games have ended with Under 1,5 goals.
The need for good returns and good results is constant, since Ligue 2 is a competition that is not easy. Sochaux does not want to go through difficulties and this will require a lot of competition throughout the games. Even against a rival who has similar interests, it is essential to achieve a good result and must take advantage of the local factor to have more strength. Therefore, he will try to impose his rhythm of play from the beginning, because the probability of achieving a good result increases considerably. In this match, Nicolas Senzemba, Boris Moltenis and Romain Sans will be absent, being in the medical department.
The visiting team is currently in 12th position, with 9 points won, after 2 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, he won out against Lorient by (0-1). In the last game, he tied at home against Nancy for (1‑1). This is a team that presents similar results at home and abroad, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 matches it records 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 4 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. In its last 10 away games, Guingamp records 4 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 5 of the last 7 games, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 5 of the last 7 games for this competition. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 5 away matches for all competitions: they suffered 5 of their 8 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).
Guingamp has done little so far in Ligue 2 and knows that it needs to show some evolution to find the way to good results. It is very important that you play well, either tactically or technically, since you need good results in as many games as possible. Therefore, it must be imposed in the field and try to annul the rival, this in all duels. Reducing the risk of goals will increase the probability of scoring and will approach a positive result. In this match, the best players available will be on the field.