In search of recovery after the defeat in the classic against Paris Saint-Germain, the Monaco faces the Nantes this Wednesday, 29 of November. The match is part of the schedule of the fifteenth round of the French Championship in its 2017/2018 season. Marked for the stadium of the Beaujoire, in Nantes, the confrontation begins scheduled for 16h (Brasília time).
The recent performance of Nantes
In the day of number 14, Nantes, away from home, was defeated on Saturday, November 25, by Rennes. Away from home, it took 2 to 1. It was his fourth failure in the last five games. In the series it is included a confrontation for Glass of the League of France, where it was eliminated by Tours (3 to 1).
Unexpected results after an excellent start shown in Ligue 1, when it got stuck in the European Tournament classification block. Still well positioned in fifth place. However, with 23 points (seven wins, two draws and five losses), they saw Olympique de Marseille, fourth place, open five points clear.
The home-grown campaign is not in line with this drop in income. Nantes secured four wins and a draw in the last five matches at their stadium. With 13 points (four wins, one draw and one loss) of the 18 possible, he presents the sixth best campaign when only the results of the clubs in his dominions are taken into account.
To try to turn the situation around, Italian coach Claudio Ranieri will have to manage two possible medical casualties. Rene Krhin (five matches in the French Championship, 2017/2018, no goal) and striker Kaifa Coulibay (four games, no goal) are in the medical department in injury treatment.
The current form of Monaco
Eliminated last week from the 2017/2018 Champions League by losing 4-1 at home to Leipzig, Monaco suffered another setback at the Louis II stadium on Sunday, November 26. In front of PSG, took 2 to 1.
The loss caused the loss of the vice-leadership of the French Championship, which seems to be the ultimate goal to be achieved by any club other than millionaire Paris Saint-Germain. With 29 points (nine wins, two draws and three defeats), Monaco won the company in the Lyon score, which when they are considered the tiebreaking criteria is in the vice-leadership.
The search for the reaction also goes through the medical department. The important midfielder Thomas Lemar (ten games in the French Championship 2017/2018, a goal) is still out of action. He suffered a shoulder injury in the 2-1 defeat at Besiktas in Turkey by the Champions League on Nov. 1. He has been out of the next four games and is likely to be released for Wednesday’s duel. It needs, however, to undergo a new evaluation of the medical department. The same is true of midfielder Adama Traore (three games, three goals) and Stevan Jovetic (six games, two goals), others in the infirmary.
History of the bouts between Nantes and Monaco
The Monaco defend an invincibility of nine matches before the Nantes. There were seven wins and two draws.
The bad phase of the two teams makes the pressure for a significant result large on both sides. By having superior technical conditions, the Monaco is more able to give this answer. Thus, ends up being the best option of guess for the confrontation. It has a price of 2.05 in Bet365. Draw presents prize of 3.40 and success of Nantes yields 3.75 for each real invested.