With only two rounds remaining of the current Ligue 1 campaign, a few things are about to fall into place, when Toulouse welcome Auxerre at Stadium Municipal.
Toulouse approach the next Ligue 1 round as number 13 in the table, having claimed 44 points this season so far. With 36 games behind them, Auxerre amassed 34 points, placing them as number 16 before their next fixture.
Toulouse took down Auxerre in their most recent meeting, and bookmakers deem another win for the home side a likely scenario on Saturday.
Toulouse scored seven times in the last ten outings for an average of 0.7 goals a game. They conceded nine and managed five clean sheets.
Auxerre average one goals a game in their last ten outing, scoring a total of ten goals. They conceded an average of one per game, for a total of ten goals, whilst keeping their opponents from scoring three times.
Toulouse had a good reading on Auxerre in their last two meetings, which they won by 1-0 and 5-0, respectively.
Toulouse vs Auxerre Prediction
In their previous three matches, Toulouse first drew 0-0 against AC Ajaccio, then 0-0 against Nantes before also sharing the points in a 0-0 draw against Nice. In their last six Ligue 1 home matches, Toulouse didn't claim a single win. In stead, they've drawn one and lost five, while scoring three and conceding nine goals.
In their previous three games, Auxerre drew 1-1 with Clermont Foot, then lost 1-0 against Brest and 1-2 against PSG. In their last six away matches in the Ligue 1, Auxerre won twice, while also recording one draw. They endured three defeats in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying six goals conceded and six scored.
Toulouse and Auxerre are both very focused on not losing currently, and they'd rather nick a point than risk losing all three. The draw is the tasty value bet at Stadium Municipal this coming Saturday.
Toulouse won 24 points from their last 11 encounters with teams from the bottom six, like their upcoming opponent. They won seven, scored 24 and let in nine goals. Auxerre earned 18 points from their last ten games against teams placed in the bottom six of the Ligue 1 table. They scored 12 goals in those matches, but also allowed eight goals against on their way to five wins. Toulouse are looking at a record of 12 wins, eight draws and 16 defeats in the Ligue 1 this season. Auxerre enjoy a record of eight wins, ten draws and 18 defeats in the Ligue 1.
Toulouse vs Auxerre Stats
- In the last 3 Toulouse matches the sum of goals was under 0.5
- In the last 4 Toulouse matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
- In 11 of the last 13 Toulouse matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 4 Toulouse matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Toulouse have lost 4 of the last 5 home matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
- In the last 14 Auxerre matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 7 Auxerre away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 5 of the last 6 matches Auxerre played, both teams scored
- Auxerre have not won the last 5 matches in a row
- Auxerre have conceded in the last 6 matches in a row
Toulouse vs Auxerre Squads
The 52-year-old Toulouse manager, Michael Debeve, will select the lineup against Auxerre from these players (the statistics in the brackets refer to scored goals and games played in the Ligue 1 this season):
Kjetil Haug (0/0), Maxime Dupe (0/36), Thomas Himeur (0/0), Anthony Rouault (2/35), Christian Mawissa (0/2), Gabriel Suazo (0/16), Kevin Keben (0/11), Logan Costa (0/5), Mikkel Desler (1/26), Moussa Diarra (0/22), Oliver Zanden (0/5), Rasmus Nicolaisen (0/33), Waren Kamanzi (0/10), Branco van den Boomen (5/33), Brecht Dejaeghere (4/29), Denis Genreau (0/19), Fares Chaibi (5/34), Stijn Spierings (2/35), Theocharis Tsingaras (0/0), Vincent Sierro (0/13), Ado Onaiwu (2/32), Rafael Ratao (5/28), Rhys Healey (1/3), Said Hamulic (0/6), Thijs Dallinga (12/35), Veljko Birmancevic (0/24), Zakaria Aboukhlal (8/35).
Here is the full team squad of Auxerre. The 57 year-old Christophe Pelissier will select his starting lineup from the following players:
Donovan Leon (0/2), Ionut Andrei Radu (0/15), Theo De Percin (0/0), Vincenzo Cozzella (0/0), Akim Zedadka (1/26), Brayann Pereira (0/2), Denys Bain (0/2), Gideon Mensah (0/24), Jubal (3/35), Julian Jeanvier (1/22), Kenji Van Boto (0/2), Souleymane Toure (1/22), Theo Pellenard (0/0), Birama Toure (2/36), Elisha Owusu (0/0), Gauthier Hein (2/33), Hamza Sakhi (1/25), Han-Noah Massengo (0/12), Kays Ruiz-Atil (0/0), Kevin Danois (0/0), Mathias Autret (2/22), Natanael Bouekou (0/0), Ousoumane Camara (0/0), Rayan Raveloson (1/32), Siriki Dembele (0/10), Youssouf M'Changama (0/26), Gaetan Perrin (3/35), Idjessi Metsoko (0/0), Kylian Silvestre (0/0), Lassine Sinayoko (1/31), M'Baye Niang (5/29), Matthis Abline (3/28), Nuno Da Costa (5/31), Remy Dugimont (0/11).
Toulouse vs Auxerre Team News
At the time of writing, Toulouse have three players on their injured and absent list as they prepare to meet Auxerre on Saturday.
Denis Genreau, Mikkel Desler and Rhys Healey nurses various injuries and won't take part for Toulouse against Auxerre at Stadium Municipal.
Auxerre are juggling with three absent players on this coming Saturday when travelling to Toulouse.
Auxerre need to do without Kays Ruiz-Atil, Ionut Andrei Radu and Theo Pellenard, who are not fit enough to travel to Stadium Municipal.
Toulouse vs Auxerre Lineups
Toulouse vs Auxerre H2H
Toulouse had a good reading on Auxerre in their last two meetings, which they won by 1-0 and 5-0, respectively. Toulouse have a 40% win rate in the against Auxerre, who won four of these matches. The total record reads 4-2-4, which is worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Toulouse vs Auxerre Results
Punters probably shouldn't go looking for both teams to score, when Auxerre come visiting Toulouse. At least one team managed to keep a clean sheet seven times in their last ten matches. Odds on both teams not to score are best priced at 11/10 with the bookies.
Toulouse vs Auxerre Betting Tips
Zakaria Aboukhlal has been great for Toulouse lately, hitting the target two times, which makes him worth considering in the betting market. Auxerre are optimistic that M'Baye Niang doubles up on the one goal he provided in their past six outings.
Toulouse claimed a modest four wins from their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. They split the points with the visiting team in one of the games, whilst losing five. Auxerre won three of their last 10 games away, drew two and lost five of the games in this run. Auxerre won three of their last 10 matches away from home without conceding.
Over 2.5 goals happened three times in the past ten encounters between Toulouse and Auxerre, with Toulouse scoring 1.1 goals on average per game. Auxerre averaged one goal, while both teams scored three times. Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Toulouse, who scored an average of 1.2 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Auxerre's previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of one goal in these matches.