Nice and Bordeaux duel this Saturday, January 12, in clash that is part of the twentieth round of the French Championship 2018/2019 edition, the first of the second round. The meeting is based at the Allianz Riviera in Nice, and scheduled to start at 17h (Brasília time).

Nice

Nice have not won since November 25 of last year when, in their stadium, made 2 to 0 in Lille. In that period, he made six matches. He drew four of them and suffered two defeats. In the series, two games were responsible for eliminations in cups.The most recent was already in 2019. On Sunday, January 6, as a visitor, Nice made its debut in the French Cup and bid farewell to the tournament by taking 1 to 0 of Toulouse. The other was still in 2018 on the Allianz Riviera. Against Guingamp in the round of 16, the team went on scoreless equality and ended up falling on penalties.The drop ended up causing an advantage for Saturday’s meeting. As Bordeaux continue in contention for the French League Cup title, Nice had more time in preparation for the confrontation.His status on the French Championship standings table indicates the extreme need for training. With 26 points (seven wins, five draws and six losses), the team started the 20th round of the competition in tenth place. However, what attracts most attention is his offensive inability. With 13 goals scored has the worst attack of the tournament. Even the Guingamp flashlight (14 tries) rocked the net more often.Homemade performance is also not encouraging. Nice presents the 14th best campaign in this area. Of the 27 points played in his stadium, he got 11 (three wins, two draws and four losses). He scored only six goals and suffered 11.To face Bordeaux, coach Patrick Viera has a number of medical problems to deal with. They are in the infirmary the goalkeeper Yoan Cardinale (three games in season 2018/2019 of the French Championship); the defender Gautier Lloris (still without performances); midfielder Danilo (seven games without a goal), Pierre Melou (14 games, one goal), Myziane Maolida (11 matches without a goal) and Allan Saint-Maximim (16 matches, three goals).

Bordeaux

Bordeaux opened its campaign in 2019 with a knockout against Le Havre. He died and killed. The death was in the Glass of France. Acting in his dominions, he lost to the rivals, who play in the Second Division, 1-0 on Sunday, January 6, being eliminated from the tournament in his debut match.The change happened shortly afterwards, on Wednesday, January 9, through the quarterfinals of the French League Cup. Again at the Malmut Atlantique in Bordeaux, the owners of the house once again had the rival on their way. This time they made 1-0 at Le Havre advancing to the semifinals of the competition. The next rival was not defined. They also continue in the fight for the title Guingamp, Monaco and Strasbourg.In the French Championship, Bordeaux had two games postponed in the first round. Thus begins the second half of the dispute due to the calendar. With 22 points (five wins, seven draws and five losses), he’s in 13th place on the leaderboard. As a visitor, it has disastrous numbers. It is the worst among all 20 Ligue 1 clubs. Of the 21 points they played away from home, they managed to return home with only six (one win, three draws and three losses).For Saturday’s meeting, coach Eric Bedouet is expected to have four injuries. They are in the infirmary the defender Pablo (14 games in French Championship version 2018/2019, a goal); and midfielders Younousse Sankhare (15 games, no goal), Aurelien Tchouameni (six games, no goal) and Zaydou Youssouf (four games, no goal).

Football Prediction of the Day Nice vs Bordeaux

Bordeaux did not defeat the Nice five matches (two draws and three defeats), and in four of them even managed to score. In the first round of the current season of the French Championship, was beaten, at home, by 1 to 0.
Even with Bordeaux’s poor campaign away from their dominions, Nice’s incredible inability to score makes the prognosis in equality a good guess for Saturday’s game for the twentieth round of the 2018/2019 French Championship.

Bet Tips: Nice

Odds: 2.20

 

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