Nice go up against Clermont Foot on Sunday for an exciting Ligue 1 meeting at Stade Gabriel Montpied.Clermont Foot triumphed in a 1-0 win against Nice, the last time they faced off. However, Nice secured a 2-1 win in the match before that.
Clermont Foot put three points on the board from the first two rounds of the Ligue 1 season. With the advantage of playing at Stade Gabriel Montpied they will be hopeful of three more points against Nice.It is not bad opening a new season without defeat in the first couple of rounds, but Nice would no doubt love to add a first win to their name. The opportunity arrives when visiting Clermont Foot on Sunday.
Clermont Foot and Nice have high hopes for this new season and should be expected to put up a good game as they chase three important points in round three.
Clermont Foot scored 12 goals, conceded 22 and fought their way to one clean sheet in their previous ten matches.
Nice scored 14 goals, conceded 14 and managed two clean sheets in their previous ten matches.
Clermont Foot vs Nice Prediction
Clermont Foot suffered a couple of disappointments in their last three matches, as they were run over by Lyon in a 1-2 defeat. PSG also proved too hard to handle, as they won 0-5, before Clermont Foot were able to strike back last time out in a 2-4 win against Reims.Clermont Foot claimed just a single measly home win from a possible six in the Ligue 1, which also saw them drawing one and losing four matches, in which they scored eight and conceded 19 goals.
Finishing somewhere in mid-table will probably be satisfactory for Clermont Foot, who aim to keep the relegation line at a distance in the Ligue 1.
In their previous three outings, Nice won by 2-3 against Reims, drew 1-1 with Toulouse, before also drawing 1-1 against Strasbourg.In their last six away matches in the Ligue 1, Nice won twice, while also recording one draw. They endured three defeats in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying nine goals conceded and six scored.
Nice go into the season with the clear aim of a top half finish, perhaps even contesting for a place in a European competition.
Having considered the match from different angles, be it form, strength in squad and match history, Nice get our vote here. They should have enough to see them through a most likely tricky opponent in Clermont Foot.
Clermont Foot vs Nice Stats
- Clermont Foot have won 5 of the last 6 matches
- Clermont Foot have scored in 10 of the last 12 home matches
- Clermont Foot have scored in 7 of the last 8 matches
- Clermont Foot have not lost 5 of the last 6 matches
- Clermont Foot have won 3 of the last 4 home matches
- Nice have conceded in 10 of the last 11 matches
- Nice have not won 9 of the last 11 away matches
- Nice have not won 6 of the last 7 matches
- Nice have conceded in 7 of the last 8 away matches
- Nice have not lost the last 4 matches in a row
Clermont Foot vs Nice Team News
Clermont Foot just have a single unavailable player for squad selection, when facing Nice at Stade Gabriel Montpied.
Clermont Foot are unable to field Mehdi Zeffane this coming Sunday against Nice, as he is sidelined with an injury.
Nice have an almost full squad of players to choose from ahead of their next match on Sunday, as just two players seem to be forced up in the stands.
Hichem Boudaoui and Kasper Dolberg all face a spell on the sidelines for Nice due to various injuries.
Clermont Foot vs Nice H2H
Clermont Foot beat Nice by 1-0 in their most recent match, while Nice claimed a 2-1 win in the match prior to that.Clermont Foot have a 50% win rate in the against Nice, who won one of these matches. The total record reads 1-0-1, which is worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Clermont Foot vs Nice Results
Clermont Foot vs Nice Betting Tips
With another Ligue 1 season only just beginning to take form, we are still a bit in the dark as to who will dominate the scoring charts for both Clermont Foot and Nice. Accordingly, we have listed some of the players who are expected to be getting it on for each team this season.
Clermont Foot racked up five wins from a possible 10 across all tournaments at Stade Gabriel Montpied, drew one and lost four. Nice won two of their previous 10 away, drew three and lost five times.Clermont Foot managed three wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches at Stade Gabriel Montpied.
Over 2.5 goals came up one time in the previous two encounters between Clermont Foot and Nice, as Clermont Foot scored one goal on average per game and Nice averaging one goal. Both teams scored in one time of these matches.Clermont Foot witnessed over 2.5 goals in five of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged 1.6 goals a game.Over 2.5 goals happened in three of the visitor's last ten games this season. On average, they scored 0.9 times in those matches.