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Montpellier vs. Nantes 5/23/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Montpellier takes on Nantes on 5/23/2021.

Nantes encounters Montpellier in a Ligue 1 match. Montpellier with a record of 9.0-13.0-15.0 this season comes into this game with a 6.0-5.0-8.0 record on the road. Nantes is 9.0-13.0-15.0 this season and is 3.0-8.0-7.0 at home.

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

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Nantes and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their last match, Nantes won and now turns their attention to Montpellier at home in friendly territory.

The Montpellier Roster

The Players to Watch for the Montpellier

Daniel Congré DF

As a shooter, Daniel Congré had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Daniel Congré had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Daniel Congré had 36 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Daniel Congré has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Daniel Congré has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Daniel Congré has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Gaëtan Laborde FW,MF

Gaëtan Laborde has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Gaëtan Laborde has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Gaëtan Laborde had 35 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Montpellier teammates, Gaëtan Laborde had 15 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Gaëtan Laborde has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gaëtan Laborde has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Jordan Ferri MF

As a shooter, Jordan Ferri had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jordan Ferri had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Jordan Ferri has 28 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 Montpellier teammates, Jordan Ferri had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jordan Ferri has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jordan Ferri has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Florent Mollet MF

As a shooter, Florent Mollet had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Florent Mollet had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Florent Mollet had 26 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Florent Mollet 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.

Florent Mollet has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Florent Mollet has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Andy Delort FW

As a shooter, Andy Delort had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Andy Delort has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Andy Delort had 26 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Montpellier teammates, Andy Delort had 14 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Andy Delort has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Andy Delort has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Mihailo Ristić DF

Mihailo Ristić has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Mihailo Ristić has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Mihailo Ristić has 24 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 Montpellier teammates, Mihailo Ristić had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Mihailo Ristić has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Mihailo Ristić has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Téji Savanier MF

As a shooter, Téji Savanier had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Téji Savanier has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Téji Savanier has 24 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 Montpellier teammates, Téji Savanier had 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Téji Savanier has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Téji Savanier has 3 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Junior Sambia DF,MF

Junior Sambia has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Junior Sambia has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Junior Sambia had 26 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Montpellier teammates, Junior Sambia had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Junior Sambia has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Junior Sambia has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

The Nantes Roster

The Players to Watch for the Nantes

Randal Kolo Muani FW

Randal Kolo Muani has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Randal Kolo Muani has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Randal Kolo Muani had 32 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Nantes teammates, Randal Kolo Muani had 8 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Randal Kolo Muani has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Randal Kolo Muani has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Ludovic Blas MF,FW

As a shooter, Ludovic Blas had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ludovic Blas had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Ludovic Blas has 30 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Ludovic Blas has 10 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Ludovic Blas has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ludovic Blas has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Nicolas Pallois DF

Nicolas Pallois has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Nicolas Pallois had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Nicolas Pallois has 29 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Nicolas Pallois has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Nicolas Pallois has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Nicolas Pallois has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Andrei Girotto DF,MF

As a shooter, Andrei Girotto had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Andrei Girotto had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Andrei Girotto has 29 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 Nantes teammates, Andrei Girotto had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Andrei Girotto has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Andrei Girotto has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Imran Louza MF

As a shooter, Imran Louza had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Imran Louza has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Imran Louza has 25 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Imran Louza has 7 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Imran Louza has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Imran Louza has 5 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Moses Simon FW,MF

Moses Simon has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Moses Simon has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Moses Simon had 25 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Moses Simon has 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.

Moses Simon has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Moses Simon has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Pedro Chirivella MF

Pedro Chirivella has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Pedro Chirivella had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Pedro Chirivella has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Pedro Chirivella has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Pedro Chirivella has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Pedro Chirivella has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Sébastien Corchia DF

Sébastien Corchia has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Sébastien Corchia had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Sébastien Corchia has 22 goals scored this season. He is not a goal-scorer, but maybe one day he will! Sébastien Corchia has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Sébastien Corchia has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sébastien Corchia has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Montpellier Team Stats

The Montpellier Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Montpellier was able to score 1.51 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Montpellier scored those goals off assists 74.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.11 assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Montpellier was able to score on 0.34 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Montpellier attempts 4.51 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Montpellier is able to get 36.5% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Montpellier Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Montpellier was able to hold opponents to 1.35 goals. Montpellier plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. Montpellier goalkeepers fended off 4.92 shots per 90 minutes. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 73.1% of shots on target were saved by Montpellier goalkeepers. 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, 13.5% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Montpellier. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.



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Montpellier Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Nantes had 10.7 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Nantes is in the top 90 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Nantes has successfully intercepted 11.03 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Nantes in the top 68 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Nantes has committed 13.73 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Nantes in the top 63 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Nantes drew 13.43 fouls. Nantes is in the top 31 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Nantes committed an offside 1.46 times. This puts Nantes in the top 24 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Nantes Team Stats

The Nantes Offensive Stats and Metrics

Nantes scored 1.03 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Nantes scored those goals off assists 71.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.73 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Nantes converted on 0.32 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Nantes attempted 3.16 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Struggles to get shots on goal are common for this offense. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Nantes attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 30.1% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.

Nantes Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Nantes was able to hold opponents to 1.16 goals. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. Nantes goalkeepers fended off 4.16 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 72.1% of shots on target were saved by Nantes goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 13.5% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Nantes. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.

Nantes Utility Stats

Nantes tried 10.7 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Nantes is in the top 90 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Nantes has successfully intercepted 11.03 passes per 90 minutes of action. Nantes is in the top 68 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Nantes has committed 13.73 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Nantes in the top 63 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Nantes drew 13.43 fouls. This puts Nantes in the top 31 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Nantes committed an offside 1.46 times. Nantes is in the top 24 percentile in offside calls against them.

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