The prediction of Bordeaux and Nantes comes before the match of the 1st round of the Ligue1. This game will be played on August 21st, at Matmut Atlantique, France. In this match overview, we bring you betting tips and accurate predictions of results based on the analysis of these two sides.
Bordeaux vs Nantes Match Preview and Team News
Bordeaux has high ambitions in Ligue 1. Although several players have left the club, Girondins have brought a couple of significant reinforcements, and it will be interesting to watch this team. Last season they finished in disappointing 12th place and didn’t manage to secure one of the continental qualification spots. Bordeaux played a few friendly matches and showed fair displays. In defense they have a firm stance, Laurent Koscielny and Edson Mexer are experienced and perform all the tasks required of them. Otavio shows his talent, has excellent ball control, can play in several positions, and every club needs such a player. Josh Maja is a great striker, and the Nigerian international is expected to score lots of goals this season. Jimmy Briand is an experienced striker, and he should help young players with his experience. Francois Kamano left the team, and moved to Lokomotiv Moscow, he is a great player and will be a big handicap for this team, as he scored a lot of important goals last season.
Nantes’ main goal this season is to survive in Ligue 1. They finished 13th last season and had a lot of problems with efficiency. The Canaries played a few friendly matches and booked two victories, but against lower league sides. They have a lot of young players that are representing the promising future for the club. Andrei Girotto is a great defensive player; he commands the defense and has attracted attention with his great games. Moses Simon is in great shape, has a precise shot, plays equally in both directions, is an exciting player. Kader Bamba found the right role in the team, he moves great in the middle of the field, and it’s hard to take the ball away from this guy. Kalifa Coulibaly is the best player of the team, he is strong, he moves excellent, and Malian international has attracted the interest of several clubs. Christian Gourcuff is a promising coach, he is expected to drive Nantes towards the survival in League 1, and it will be interesting to watch this team.
Bordeaux vs Nantes Predicted Lineups
Bordeaux: Costil, Baysee, De Previle, Hwang, Koscielny, Mendy, Maxer, Otavio, Oudin, Pardo, Zerkane.
Nantes: Lafont, Appiah ,Bamba, Chrivella, Emond, Girotto, Louza, Moutoussamy, Pallois, Simon, Traore.
Bordeaux vs Nantes Betting Tips and Predictions
It is going to be a tight clash, and both sides will be looking for their first points in the new season. However, we believe Bordeaux is a slight favorite, and they should celebrate a win.
Both sides were not too efficient last season, especially the visitors. Therefore, we don’t think there will be more than two goals in total.
Bordeaux to win @2.40
Under 2.5 FT @1.90 @1.40
Correct score 1:0 @6.00