Dijon will take on Monaco on Saturday in a game of round 22 in the French league. Both sides are in danger of relegation as they are sitting 18th and 19th respectevly, with Monaco trailing 2 points behind their Saturday hosts. Just a point separates Dijon from 17th place – the last one ensuring salvation. Monaco crashed out of the cup earlier this week and will be able to concentrate on their mission to ensure another season in the topflight.
Dijon vs Monaco Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last H2H games||Last games home/away|
|Dijon||Draw||0 W/ 3 D/ 5 L||0 W/ 1 D/ 2 L|
|Monaco||Draw||5 W/ 3 D/ 0 L||2 W/ 1 D/ 0 L|
Worth mentioning: Four of the last five meetings ended with both sides able to score, while in all of the last four games were produced over 2,5 goals. Monaco have found the back of the net in the 3 games played at Stade Gaston Gerard so far.
Last game between the teams: 27.10.2018 Monaco – Dijon 2:2; Benjamin Henrichs 29’, Kamil Glik 78’; Mickael Alphonse 33’, Mehdi Abeid 57’
Last game at this venue: 13.08.2017 Dijon – Monaco 1:4; Wesley Said 43’; Falcao 3’, 37’, 51’, Jemerson 25’
Dijon vs Monaco Stats
|As of 23.01||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Dijon||Loss||2 W/ 3 D/ 5 L||1 W/ 2 D/ 2 L|
|Monaco||Loss||2 W/ 3 D/ 5 L||2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L|
Last game Dijon: 20.01.2019 Bordeaux – Dijon 1:0; Andreas Cornelius 77’; Romain Amalfitano received red card in the 34’.
Last game Monaco: 22.01.2019 Monaco – Metz 1:3; Falcao 39’; Gauthier Hein 32’, Marvin Gakpa 62’, Ibrahima Niane 74’
Top performers Dijon: Mehdi Abeid 3 goals, Julio Tavares 3 goals, Oussama Haddadi 2 goals and 2 assists.
Top performers Monaco: Falcao 8 goals 1 assist, Youri Tielemans 5 goals 1 assist, Benjamin Henrichs 1 goal 2 assists.
|Last 10 games||Goals scored:conceded||Over 2,5 goals||Goal/goal||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Just two of the last six games involving Dijon produced over 2,5 goals or saw both sides scoring. In all of Monaco last 5 games, the fans saw goals at both ends. Monaco have collected 11 points in their visits, compared to just 4 when playing at home. Dijon have the second worst attack in the league with 17 goals scored and the third worst defence, leaking in 33. Monaco rank joint #2 in goals allowed with 36, while their attack is 6th best from the bottom.
Dijon vs Monaco News
Missing players Dijon: Frédéric Sammaritano, Benjamin Jeannot, Laurent Ciman and Valentin Rosier are out injured, while Romain Amalfitano is suspended.
Missing players Monaco: Stevan Jovetic, Adama Traore, Andrea Raggi, Nacer Chadli, Willem Geubbels, Almamy Toure, Jordi Mboula are going to miss through injuries. Naldo and Pele are suspended.
Dijon vs Monaco Predictions
Both teams to score & over 2,5 goals
Monaco to win