Reims and Nice are going to face on Saturday the 21st of May at 9:00 pm in the 38th week of the Ligue 1. The match will be played in Reims at the Stade Auguste-Delaune II. The referee will be Eric Wattellier.
Reims occupies the 12th place in the table with 46 points. It comes from a 1-2 win against Saint-Étienne in its last match in the Ligue 1. So far, it has won 11 times, draw 13 times, and lost 13 times.
Nice sits in the 6th position in the standings with 63 points. It comes from a 1-3 loss against Lille in its last match in the Ligue 1. To date, it has won 19 times, draw 7 times, and lost 11 times.
These are the projected line-ups according to our predictions.
Reims has mostly adopted 2 line-ups: 5-3-2 and 3-4-2-1 (6 times or 16.22% each of them).
Overall, it adopted the following line-ups: 5-3-2 (6 times), 3-4-2-1 (6 times), 3-5-2 (4 times), 4-4-2 (3 times), 4-2-3-1 (3 times), 3-4-1-2 (3 times), 4-3-3 (3 times), 3-1-4-2 (3 times), 3-4-3 (2 times), 4-5-1 (once), 3-5-1-1 (once), 4-4-1-1 (once) and 5-4-1 (once).
Óscar García Junyent is expected to play against Nice with the following players: P. Rajković, B. Locko, W. Faes, Y. Abdelhamid, T. Foket, A. Matusiwa, K. Doumbia, M. Munetsi, E. Toure, M. van Bergen and I. Kebbal.
Presuming that the above line up is confirmed, the average age of Reims would be 24.64.
Óscar García Junyent will probably not be able to employ J. Cajuste and G. Konan because of injury.
Nice has mostly adopted the 4-4-2 line-up most used during the season (36 times or 97.30%).
Overall, it adopted the following line-ups: 4-4-2 (36 times) and 5-4-1 (once).
Christophe Galtier is expected to play against Reims with the following players: W. Benítez, M. Bard, J. Todibo, D. da Costa Santos, J. Lotomba, J. Kluivert, P. Rosario, M. Lemina, H. Boudaoui, A. Gouiri and A. Delort.
Granting that this will be the line-up, the projected average age of Nice would be 26.36.
Y. Atal and A. Claude Maurice will definitely miss the match.