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Monaco vs. Metz 4/3/2022 Ligue 1 Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Monaco encounters Metz on 4/3/2022 at 9:00AM.

Monaco encounters Metz in a Ligue 1 match. Monaco with a record of 12-8-9 this season comes into this game with a 4-4-6 record on the road. Metz is 4-11-14 this season and is 1-6-7 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Monaco and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their last match, Metz won and now turns their attention to Monaco at home in friendly territory.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Metz and it is an opportunity to get rolling. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Metz than game on their home pitch?

The Monaco Roster

The Players to Watch for the Monaco

Aurélien Tchouaméni MF



Aurélien Tchouaméni has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Aurélien Tchouaméni has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Aurélien Tchouaméni has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Aurélien Tchouaméni has 0 Red Cards this season.

Sofiane Diop MF,FW



As a scorer, Sofiane Diop had 20 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Monaco teammates, Sofiane Diop had 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Sofiane Diop has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sofiane Diop has 0 Red Cards this season.

Axel Disasi DF



Axel Disasi has 23 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Axel Disasi has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Axel Disasi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Axel Disasi has 0 Red Cards this season.

Gelson Martins MF,FW



As a scorer, Gelson Martins had 19 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Monaco teammates, Gelson Martins had 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Gelson Martins has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gelson Martins has 0 Red Cards this season.

Caio Henrique Oliveira Silva DF



Caio Henrique Oliveira Silva has 20 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Monaco teammates, Caio Henrique Oliveira Silva had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Caio Henrique Oliveira Silva has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Caio Henrique Oliveira Silva has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Metz Roster

The Players to Watch for the Metz

Dylan Bronn DF



As a scorer, Dylan Bronn had 23 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Dylan Bronn has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Dylan Bronn has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Dylan Bronn has 0 Red Cards this season.

Boubakar Kouyaté DF



As a scorer, Boubakar Kouyaté had 21 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Boubakar Kouyaté has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Boubakar Kouyaté has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Boubakar Kouyaté has 0 Red Cards this season.

Vincent Pajot MF



As a scorer, Vincent Pajot had 19 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Vincent Pajot has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Vincent Pajot has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Vincent Pajot has 0 Red Cards this season.

Thomas Delaine DF



As a scorer, Thomas Delaine had 19 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Metz teammates, Thomas Delaine had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Thomas Delaine has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Thomas Delaine has 0 Red Cards this season.

Ibrahima Niane FW



As a scorer, Ibrahima Niane had 16 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Ibrahima Niane has 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Ibrahima Niane has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Ibrahima Niane has 1 Red Cards this season.

Monaco Team Stats

The Monaco Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Monaco was able to score 1.17 goals. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Monaco scored those goals off assists 91.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.07 assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Monaco converted on 0.31 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Monaco attempts 3.72 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Monaco attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 33.9% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.







Monaco Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Monaco was able to hold opponents to 0.72 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. Monaco goalkeepers fended off 3.38 shots per 90 minutes. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Monaco truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Monaco goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 75.5% of the time. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 31.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Monaco. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.







Monaco Utility Stats

Monaco tried 13.45 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Monaco in the top 72 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Monaco had 17.59 interceptions. Monaco is in the top 4 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Monaco commits 14.24 fouls. This puts Monaco in the top 70 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Monaco drew 12.48 fouls. This puts Monaco in the top 47 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Monaco committed an offside 2.45 times. Monaco is in the top 95 percentile in offside calls against them.







Metz Team Stats

The Metz Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Metz was able to score 0.79 goals. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Metz scored those goals off assists 66.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.52 assists. Compared to other teams, the concept of sharing the ball is quite foreign.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Metz was able to score on 0.27 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Metz attempts 2.9 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Struggles to get shots on goal are common for this offense. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Metz is able to get 31.2% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.

Metz Defensive Stats and Metrics

Metz gave up 1.62 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. Metz goalkeepers fended off 4.28 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 62.1% of shots on target were saved by Metz goalkeepers. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. Metz goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 24.1% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Metz Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Metz had 9.24 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Metz is in the top 97 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Metz has successfully intercepted 18.69 passes per 90 minutes of action. Metz is in the top 2 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Metz has committed 14.72 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Metz in the top 77 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Metz drew 12.0 fouls. This puts Metz in the top 56 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Metz committed an offside 1.24 times. This puts Metz in the top 7 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Monaco vs. Metz Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Monaco 1 Metz 1

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