November 9, 2018 7:00 pm
on November 8, 2018 7:27 pm
Over 2.5 Goals
2.24 (min. 2.15)
France - League 2
Auxerre – Niort
Auxerre made the game of the season Monday night when travelling at Metz, won 1-0. Was a game incredible they controlled missed plenty of chances but only one goal. Interesting they didn’t allow to leader Metz to have more than 1 shot on goal during all 90 mins defending extremely well. Prior to game when I saw Tacalfred is back in squad after about 2 months of absence, I though we will see an overish game – waiting a poor defense from him. But he was Auxerre best men – quite exact in intervention and lot of danger in adverse penalty box. But the man of the game was Metz GK Oukidja who saved at least 5 goals, including a penalty. He was the main who ruined my bets here (over 1.5HT – saved the penalty in 44th minute at 1-0 for Auxerre and main bet over 2.5). This is the Auxerre who every fan expects it. Mancini and Bellugou are back in squad.
Niort once again made a good game at home without conceding against a dangerous team as LeHavre is. They won 1-0 after a goal scored in first half and took advantage of fatigue occurred in LeHavre squad after cup game. Wasn’t a spectacular game, barely few occasions to score, LeHavre being quite close in the end of the game to save a point but GK Allagbe have a salutary intervention and kept the win for his squad. Four-five rounds ago I wonder if Niort will resist in top part of the table following to a tough schedule and I was a bit skeptical. But I was wrong Niort staying close to top 5 -just 5 points behind leader Metz. Bena (the scorer from the LeHavre game) is suspended for this trip.
I expect an open game and some goals in it. There are quite offensive minded teams so I’ll take over 2.5. gl