Auxerre will play at home with Monaco in the 16th round of the French championship. The match will take place on December 28, starting at 16:00 GMT.
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Ligue 1 2022-23
Auxerre is holding the current championship of France unsuccessfully, as the club is in 13th place in the table with 13 points in the asset.
This season the club has big problems with the defense. In 15 matches, Auxerre have already conceded 31 goals and managed to score 14 goals.
In the last round of Ligue 1, the team played against PSG, where they lost with a score (0-5). Auxerre also held 3 control meetings after that. In them, the team got 2 wins and a draw.
Monaco, meanwhile, this season also does not differ in stable results. The current 6th place can hardly be called successful.
In their previous fight, Monaco failed to succeed. At home, the club could not cope with the attacks of Marseille and lost with a score (2-3).
The team is experiencing problems with the defense, as in 15 matches the club conceded 21 goals into their own net. Nevertheless, they managed to score 29 goals.
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Players to watch
M’Baye Niang will be able to add to his two league goals after scoring an outstanding four goals in less than ten minutes during a recent friendly win over Ligue 2 club Metz.
Breel Embolo, who scored two goals in the recent World Cup, scored in the 45th minute or later in three of Monaco’s last four Ligue 1 away victories.
Head to Head
The two teams will meet for the 69th time in all competitions. The two clubs will meet for the first time since meeting in Ligue 2 in the 2012-13 season.
Auxerre have failed to score in four of their last five away games and there have been under 2.5 goals in their last eight meetings between Auxerre and AS Monaco.
|X1 4.50||X 4.00||X2 1.73|
Auxerre have been fighting for a return to the top flight and have only three wins so far, although all three have come at home.
Both teams have missed a lot this season. Monaco needs to win in order to fight for the leadership, and it’s unlikely that the team will allow the opponent to succeed in this match.
Prediction for this match: Total Under 2.5.
- Monaco win
- Breel Embolo to score any time – Yes.