Monaco visit Stade Francois Coty on Sunday for a Ligue 1 fixture with home side AC Ajaccio.
AC Ajaccio as well as Monaco suffered disappointing defeats in their most previous match. This could lead to a cautious encounter as neither side naturally fancies losing once again already.
Monaco scored an average of 2.2 goals in ten matches for a total of 22 goals. They also conceded 14 goals or an average of 1.4 per game, as they managed one clean sheets.
Monaco got the better of AC Ajaccio in their most recent meetings, as they first won 7-1, then 4-1.
AC Ajaccio vs Monaco Prediction
AC Ajaccio Form
AC Ajaccio managed one win in the last three matches, which was a 2-1 victory against Troyes. They went on to lose 1-0 against Reims, before getting dumped in a 0-1 defeat against Montpellier. AC Ajaccio managed to win two of their past six home matches in the Ligue 1. In the remaining four, they drew zero and lost four, as they scored three and conceded seven goals.
In their past three games, Monaco lost 0-3 against Nice, drew 2-2 with Troyes, and lost 0-1 against Reims. Monaco managed a decent return of three wins in their last six Ligue 1 away matches, in which they scored 12 while also conceding eight times. They remained undefeated in this run, drawing three but lost none.
Form is currently close to disastrous for AC Ajaccio, and siding with Monaco is a no-brainer, as it looks like a question of attempting to minimize the defeat for hosts.
Monaco took seven wins and 22 points in the previous seven encounters with opponents from the bottom six of the Ligue 1, as they scored 24 goals while also allowing 13 against. AC Ajaccio claimed six wins, three draws as well as 18 defeats in the Ligue 1 this season. Monaco put 15 wins, six draws and six defeats on the board in the Ligue 1.
AC Ajaccio vs Monaco Stats
- AC Ajaccio have lost 6 of the last 8 matches without scoring a goal
- AC Ajaccio have conceded in the last 12 matches in a row
- In 13 of the last 14 AC Ajaccio matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- AC Ajaccio have lost 8 of the last 10 matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
- AC Ajaccio have lost 6 of the last 8 matches while scoring less than 0.5 goals
- Monaco have scored in 29 of the last 30 away matches
- Monaco have not lost the last 13 away matches in a row
- Monaco have scored in 28 of the last 30 matches
- In 10 of the last 12 matches Monaco played, both teams scored
- In 8 of the last 9 away matches Monaco played, both teams scored
AC Ajaccio vs Monaco Squads
AC Ajaccio Squad
The 56-year-old Pantaloni will select the starting eleven against Monaco from this squad. The statistics represent goals scored and matches played in the Ligue 1 this season:
Benjamin Leroy (0/24), Francois-Joseph Sollacaro (0/3), Ghjuvanni Quilichini (0/0), Anthony Khelifa (0/0), Cedric Avinel (1/18), Chaker Alhadhur (0/0), Clement Vidal (0/17), Fernand Mayembo (0/8), Ismael Diallo (0/21), Mickael Alphonse (0/20), Mohamed Youssouf (0/22), Oumar Gonzalez (0/21), Victor Lebas (0/0), Florian Chabrolle (0/6), Kevin Spadanuda (0/13), Mathieu Coutadeur (0/17), Mehdi Puch-Herrantz (0/0), Mickael Barreto (0/11), Paolo Lebas (0/0), Thomas Mangani (1/18), Vincent Marchetti (0/23), Yanis Cimignani (0/8), Youssouf Kone (0/7), Alassane N'Diaye (0/0), Cyrille Bayala (1/26), Jean Botue (0/8), Mohamed Youcef Belaili (6/21), Mounaim El Idrissy (5/24), Moussa Kalilou Djitte (0/0), Moussa Soumano (1/5), Romain Hamouma (2/15), Ruan (0/0), Ryad Nouri (1/23), Yoann Touzghar (0/8).
Listed below is the full squad of Monaco players that the manager Philippe Clement will choose from for the upcoming game:
Alexander Nuebel (0/27), Thomas Didillon (0/0), Yann Lienard (0/0), Axel Disasi (2/27), Caio Henrique (1/24), Chrislain Matsima (0/8), Guillermo Maripan (3/18), Malang Sarr (0/13), Ruben Aguilar (0/15), Vanderson (0/21), Yllan Okou (0/0), Aleksandr Golovin (6/26), Corentin Tirard (0/0), Edan Diop (0/2), Eliesse Ben Seghir (3/9), Eliot Matazo (0/14), Ismail Jakobs (0/23), Jean Lucas (0/6), Maghnes Akliouche (0/7), Mohamed Camara (0/19), Soungoutou Magassa (0/1), Youssouf Fofana (1/26), Breel Embolo (12/27), Gelson Martins (0/11), Kevin Volland (2/9), Krepin Diatta (2/23), Myron Boadu (2/8), Takumi Minamino (1/13), Wissam Ben Yedder (16/23).
AC Ajaccio vs Monaco Team News
AC Ajaccio might be looking at three missing players for their upcoming assignment against Monaco.
Jean Botue, Kevin Spadanuda and Mickael Barreto are missing from the squad, AC Ajaccio will field against Monacoon Sunday.
Monaco seem to have only one player on the injured and absent list, when they travel to Stade Francois Coty to face AC Ajaccio.
Kevin Volland nurses an injury and won't be travelling with Monaco.
AC Ajaccio vs Monaco Lineups
AC Ajaccio vs Monaco H2H
Monaco celebrated two wins against AC Ajaccio in their most recent meetings, outclassing their next opponent by 7-1 and 4-1. Monaco usually enjoy playing AC Ajaccio, taking all three points against them six times in the last ten meetings. Not least in their most recent meeting, where Monaco destroyed their upcoming opponents in a 7-1 win. The bookies best betting odds on an away win are at 3/4.
AC Ajaccio vs Monaco Results
Both teams found the back of the net five times in the last ten matches between AC Ajaccio and Monaco.
AC Ajaccio vs Monaco Betting Tips
Wissam Ben Yedder enjoys a great season with 16 league goals to his name, and he will be a handful for even the best of defences.
AC Ajaccio racked up four wins in their previous 10 matches on their home ground across all tournaments. They lost six and now face Monaco who won six of their previous 10 away matches. They drew four and lost zero. Should AC Ajaccio pull off a home win on Sunday, it could be an entertaining affair, since they only won two games to nil in their last 10 attempts.
Over 3.5 goals came out five times in the past ten encounters between AC Ajaccio and Monaco, with the former on an average of 1.3 goals a game. Monaco scored 2.5 goals per game and both teams scored five times in this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of AC Ajaccio’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They scored an average of 0.5 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals appeared in seven of the last ten matches that Monaco played across all tournaments. They scored 2.1 times on average in the process.