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Nantes vs. Clermont Foot 4/3/2022 Ligue 1 Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Nantes meets Clermont Foot on 4/3/2022 at 08:00 AM.

Nantes meets Clermont Foot in a Ligue 1 match. Nantes with a record of 12-6-11 this season comes into this game with a 3-4-7 record on the road. Clermont Foot is 7-7-15 this season and is 3-5-6 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Nantes and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of Clermont Foot after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against Nantes.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Clermont Foot 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 Clermont Foot than game on their home pitch?

The Nantes Roster

The Players to Watch for the Nantes

Andrei Girotto DF,MF



Andrei Girotto has 28 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Andrei Girotto has 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.

Andrei Girotto has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Andrei Girotto has 0 Red Cards this season.

Ludovic Blas MF,FW



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

Ludovic Blas has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Ludovic Blas has 3 Red Cards this season.

Pedro Chirivella MF



As a scorer, Pedro Chirivella 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 Nantes teammates, Pedro Chirivella had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Pedro Chirivella has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Pedro Chirivella has 0 Red Cards this season.

Randal Kolo Muani FW



Randal Kolo Muani has 26 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, Randal Kolo Muani had 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.

Randal Kolo Muani has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Randal Kolo Muani has 0 Red Cards this season.

Nicolas Pallois DF



As a scorer, Nicolas Pallois had 22 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Nicolas Pallois has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Nicolas Pallois has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Nicolas Pallois has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Clermont Foot Roster

The Players to Watch for the Clermont Foot

Akim Zedadka DF



As a scorer, Akim Zedadka had 28 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Akim Zedadka has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Akim Zedadka has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Akim Zedadka has 0 Red Cards this season.

Vital N’Simba DF



Vital N’Simba has 25 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Vital N’Simba has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Vital N’Simba has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Vital N’Simba has 0 Red Cards this season.

Johan Gastien MF



Johan Gastien has 23 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 Clermont Foot teammates, Johan Gastien had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Johan Gastien has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Johan Gastien has 0 Red Cards this season.

Salis Abdul Samed MF



Salis Abdul Samed has 22 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 Clermont Foot teammates, Salis Abdul Samed had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Salis Abdul Samed has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Salis Abdul Samed has 0 Red Cards this season.

Cédric Hountondji DF



Cédric Hountondji has 22 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 Clermont Foot teammates, Cédric Hountondji had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Cédric Hountondji has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Cédric Hountondji has 0 Red Cards this season.

Nantes Team Stats

The Nantes Offensive Stats and Metrics

Nantes scored 1.10 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 75.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.83 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

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

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Nantes attempts 3.59 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Nantes is able to get 33.7% of their shots to be on goal(target). Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.







Nantes Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Nantes was able to hold opponents to 1.03 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.76 shots were saved by Nantes goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 72.5% 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, 27.6% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Nantes. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.







Nantes Utility Stats

Nantes tried 11.55 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Nantes is in the top 83 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Nantes has successfully intercepted 16.17 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Nantes in the top 11 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Nantes has committed 14.48 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Nantes is in the top 74 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Nantes drew 10.48 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Nantes in the top 83 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Nantes committed an offside 1.38 times. This puts Nantes in the top 16 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.







Clermont Foot Team Stats

The Clermont Foot Offensive Stats and Metrics

Clermont Foot scored 0.86 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Clermont Foot scored those goals off assists 80.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.69 assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Clermont Foot was able to score on 0.26 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Clermont Foot attempted 3.38 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. Clermont Foot attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 31.0% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.

Clermont Foot Defensive Stats and Metrics

Clermont Foot gave up 1.59 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. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.14 shots were saved by Clermont Foot goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

Clermont Foot goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 60.0% of the time. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 24.1% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Clermont Foot. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Clermont Foot Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Clermont Foot had 11.31 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Clermont Foot in the top 85 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Clermont Foot had 15.38 interceptions. This puts Clermont Foot in the top 17 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Clermont Foot commits 10.66 fouls. Clermont Foot is in the top 14 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Clermont Foot drew 13.34 fouls. Clermont Foot is in the top 33 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Clermont Foot had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.14 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Clermont Foot in the top 4 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Nantes vs. Clermont Foot Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Nantes 1 Clermont Foot 1

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