AS Monaco vs Stade Brestois – 01/01/2023
We have some exciting games to enjoy in the French Ligue 1 on New Year’s Day including the meeting between AS Monaco and Stade Brestois 29.
The match will be played at the Stade Louis II and the hosts begin this round of fixtures on 30 points and within touching distance of the Champions League places while the away team are in the relegation zone on 13 points.
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AS Monaco come into the match on the back of a thrilling 3-2 win at AJ Auxerre last time out in Ligue 1. It was the first game back following the World Cup and AS Monaco fell behind in the 30th minute.
An equaliser on the stroke of half time gave AS Monaco confidence and they took the lead in the 58th minute only to concede again 10 minutes later. AS Monaco continued to push for more goals and got their reward in the 85th minute.
That result means AS Monaco have won 3 of their 4 most recent Ligue 1 fixtures. In addition to the win at AJ Auxerre, there have been wins over Angers at home and Toulouse away.
Trends show AS Monaco are unbeaten in 22 of their 26 most recent matches in the league and are undefeated in 4 of their last 5 games at home.
AS Monaco have managed to score at least one goal in all their last 26 matches in Ligue 1 and have scored 2 or more goals in in their last 5 games.
Stade Brestois 29 travel to the Stade Louis II having lost 4-2 at home to Lyon in their return to Ligue 1 action.
Having equalised in the 29th minute, the match started to fall apart for Stade Brestois 29 and they conceded 3 goals in the space of 17 minutes either side of half time. That spell ended any hope they had of getting something from the game.
Trends show Stade Brestois 29 have recorded only 2 wins from their last 13 Ligue 1 fixtures. The 2 victories have come in their last 5 matches but Stade Brestois 29 have a poor away record, claiming only 2 wins from their last 8 games on the road.
Stade Brestois 29 have conceded at least one goal in their last 9 away league games but have scored in 3 of their last 4 away Ligue 1 fixtures.
Team news and AS Monaco are without forward Kevin Volland who has a rib injury. They also have doubts over the fitness of Willem Geubbels.
Stade Brestois 29 travel without suspended forward Irvin Cardona. He is the only confirmed absentee for the visitors, who have no injury concerns.
AS Monaco will fancy their chances against a team in the relegation zone but Stade Brestois 29 have what it takes to find the back of the net in this game. However, AS Monaco should still come out on top and will score 2 or more goals on their way to victory.