Strasbourg will begin the new season in Ligue 1 with a home game against Metz. The hosts finished the previous campaign at 1th place, but won the League Cup after triumphing over Guingamp in the final. Metz are back among the top teams in France, after they won the Ligue 2 trophy last season.
Strasbourg vs Metz Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last Game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Strasbourg||Draw||4 W/ 5 D/ 11 L||3 W/ 3 D/ 4 L|
|Metz||Draw||11 W/ 5 D/ 4 L||4 W/ 3 D/ 3 L|
Last game between the teams: 01.04.2018 Ligue 1: Strasbourg – Metz 2:2; Stephane Bahoken 17′, Ernest Seka 80′; Emmanuel Riviere 24′ (penalty), Florent Mollet 46′; Abdallah Ndour from the home side was sent off with straight red card in the 64′; Vahid Selimovic from the visiting side was sent off for two yellow cards in the 77′
Last game at this venue: 01.04.2018 Ligue 1: Strasbourg – Metz 2:2; Stephane Bahoken 17′, Ernest Seka 80′; Emmanuel Riviere 24′ (penalty), Florent Mollet 46′; Abdallah Ndour from the home side was sent off with straight red card in the 64′; Vahid Selimovic from the visiting side was sent off for two yellow cards in the 77′
Worth mentioning: Strasbourg are without a victory in the previous eight H2H clashes with Metz, as they managed to earn three draws in the process. Two of the last five encounters featured over 2,5 goals and also two witnessed goals at both ends. Strasbourg were unable to win any of the last five matches on home soil, as each of the last three meetings in Strasbourg ended without a winner in draws.
Strasbourg vs Metz Stats
|As of 09.08||Last Game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Strasbourg||Win||7 W/ 0 D/ 3 L||3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L|
|Metz||Loss||4 W/ 2 D/ 4 L||2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L|
Last game Strasbourg: 08.08.2019 Europa League Qualifiers: Lokomotiv Plovdiv – Strasbourg 0:1; Stefan Mitrovic 11′; Josip Tomasevic from the home side was sent off with straight red card in the 10′
Next game Strasbourg: 15.08.2019 Europa League Qualifiers: Strasbourg – Lokomotiv Plovdiv
Last game Metz: 03.08.2019 Club Friendly: Metz – Mainz 0:1; Levin Oztunali 85′
Next game Metz: 17.08.2019 Ligue 1: Metz – Monaco
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2,5||BTTS||Clean Sheets|
Worth mentioning: No draw has been registered in the last ten Strasbourg meetings. The team had a midweek match of the Europa League Qualifiers and their task was eased, as their opponents were reduced to ten man as early as the 10th minute. Only that of the team’s last five encounters produced under 2,5 goals and did not see both involved sides scoring. Stasbourg have not kept a clean sheet in the previous seven matches at home.
Metz did not enjoy the best pre-season, as they won only two of their seven friendlies. All of the team’s last five games featured under 2,5 goals and just one witnessed goals at both ends. The team lost just twice away from home last season, but they were playing in Ligue 2.
Strasbourg vs Metz News
Missing players Strasbourg: Kenny Lala is under question.
Missing players Metz: Fabien Centonze and Sami Lahssaini are doubtful.
Strasbourg vs Metz Predictions
Strasbourg to win – 2.05 @ bet365