Undefeated for nine matches and sunk in the relegation zone of the French Championship, Nimes host Reims on Saturday, January 11, as part of the schedule for the twentieth round of the Ligue 1 season 2019/2020, the first in the second round and after the year-end recess of the tournament.
The meeting will be hosted by the stadium Costières in Nîmes.
It is expected that the ball will start rolling at 16h (Brasília time).
France’s elite division has 20 teams. The season has 38 rounds and at the end of the race leads the top three finishers to Champions League, with the first two securing a place in the group stage and the third having to play in the qualifiers to get there. Who gets the fourth place goes to Europa League.
The drawdown zone is reserved for the worst three, but there is also a difference in quality between the positions.
The last two go straight to Ligue 2, while the second-to-last still have a chance to escape the fall by playing a second division club.
Nimes began 2020 with a disguised victory. On Saturday, January 4, I win the penalty shoot-out against Tours away from home in their debut match at the French Cup.
However, with the ball rolling, the match for the 32nd round of the competition was level 2 to 2 in regular time and no goals in overtime.
This extended Nimes’ fasting to nine clashes. There were seven losses and two draws.
In Ligue 1, with 12 points (two wins, six draws and ten losses), the team occupies the nineteenth – second to last – place in the standings.
It is five points below Metz, seventeenth and first out of the relegation zone.
Home performance is even lower. Metz is the worst in the ranking of the owners of the French Championship house.
Of the 24 points he played in his stadium he won eight (two wins, two draws and four losses), scoring seven goals and conceding ten.
Reims did not have the same success at the French Cup.
Faced with a much stronger rival, Monaco, and acting in the house of the rival, was eliminated by taking 2 to 1, with the second having of the principals being signaled by Keita in the 50 minutes of the final stage.
However, it secured a place in the French League Cup semifinals.
On Tuesday, January 7, at home, they tied goalless with Strasbourg after overcoming the difficulty of staying with ten players from the 14th minute of the second leg.
Mbuku was expelled. He advanced by taking the penalty shoot-out.
In Ligue 1, occupies the sixth position in the leaderboard. Has 28 points (seven wins, seven draws and four losses).
There are three fewer than Lille, fourth and last team in the region that yields places in international tournaments.
As a visitor, it is the fifth best of the competition.
Of the 24 points he played as column two he won 13 (four wins, one draw and three losses) having scored seven goals and conceded five.
Football Prediction of the Day Nimes vs Reims
Far more consistent than the desperate Nimes, Reims have predicted its success as the most appropriate guess for Saturday’s twentieth round of the 2019/2020 French Championship.
Bet Tips: Reims