Ajaccio and Montpellier are going to play on Sunday the 12th of March at 3:00 pm in the 27th week of the Ligue 1. The match is going to be staged in Ajaccio at the Stade François Coty. The encounter will be officiated by Hakim Ben El Hadj.
Ajaccio sits in the 18th position in the league with 21 points. It comes from a 1-0 loss against Reims in its last match in the Ligue 1. Thus far, it has won 6 times, draw 3 times, and lost 17 times.
Montpellier is in the 13th place in the standings with 30 points. It comes from a 5-0 win against Angers SCO in its last match in the Ligue 1. Until now, it has won 9 times, draw 3 times, and lost 14 times.
These are the projected line-ups according to our predictions.
Ajaccio has mostly adopted the 4-4-2 line-up most used during the season (23 times or 88.46%).
Overall, it adopted the following line-ups: 4-4-2 (23 times), 4-1-4-1 (2 times) and 5-4-1 (once).
Olivier Pantaloni is expected to play against Montpellier with the following players: Benjamin Leroy, Ismaël Diallo, Clement Vidal, Cedric Avinel, Mohamed Youssouf, Youcef Belaïli, Mathieu Coutadeur, Mickaël Barreto, Cyrille Bayala, Mounaim El Idrissy and Moussa Djitté.
Presuming that the line up is confirmed as above, the projected average age of Ajaccio would be 30.00.
Youssouf Koné, Yanis Cimignani, Thomas Mangani, Vincent Marchetti, Romain Hamouma and Yoann Touzghar will definitely miss the match.
Montpellier has mostly adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up most used during the season (17 times or 65.38%).
Overall, it adopted the following line-ups: 4-2-3-1 (17 times), 5-3-2 (3 times), 4-1-4-1 (2 times), 3-4-3 (once), 4-3-3 (once), 3-5-2 (once) and 4-3-2-1 (once).
Michel Der Zakarian is expected to play against Ajaccio with the following players: Benjamin Lecomte, Issiaga Sylla, Boubakar Kouyate, Christopher Jullien, Falaye Sacko, Joris Chotard, Jordan Ferri, Faitout Maouassa, Teji Savanier, Arnaud Nordin and Wahbi Khazri.
Assuming that the above line up is confirmed, the resulting average age of Montpellier would be 28.36.
Dimitry Bertaud, Maxime Esteve, Theo Sainte Luce, Enzo Tchato Mbiayi and Leo Leroy will definitely miss the match.