Monaco are playing at home against Bordeaux on Saturday in search of a fourth consecutive win as a host in the Ligue 1. The series of good results helped The Monégasques to climb to the 16th place in the standings, six points away from the relegation zone. It’s too early to say that Monaco coped with the crisis from the beginning of the season because if we exclude the victory over Lyon, the wins against Nantes and Toulouse are not a surprise. However, if we compare the squads of Monaco and Bordeaux, the home team have more quality in almost every position, and The Girondins will have a tough away fixture on Saturday.
After the failure during the week against Montpellier, the board of Bordeaux decided to change the head coach of the team. It’s expected that the ex-manager of Leicester and Swansea – Paulo Sousa, to be appointed to lead The Girondins, but It’s highly unlikely that this will have a positive effect for the game on Saturday. Bordeaux have just one win in the previous ten away fixtures in Ligue 1, although they didn’t concede more than two goals in any of these fixtures. A significant reason for the lack of results of The Girondins is the absence of forwards. Bordeaux couldn’t overcome the transfer of Malcom, and are on the last place in scored goals in away games.
The difference between both sides is noticeable, and we think that the home team will not have a problem to take the three points on Saturday. Monaco also don’t score much and had more than two goals in just one game since the start of the season. I will back Monaco to Win and Under 4.5 Goals, with Monaco 2-0 Correct Score. We recommend placing this bet in MansionBet, where you can take advantage of a $50 Welcome Bonus and regular promotions for loyal customers.
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Monaco vs Bordeaux Head to Head
Monaco have three wins and two defeats in the previous six games against Bordeaux in Ligue 1. In five of these fixtures were scored over 2.5 goals. The Girondins won with 2-1 the first game of the season between both sides.
|26.08.2018||Bordeaux vs Monaco||2-1|
|02.03.2018||Monaco vs Bordeaux||2-1|
|28.10.2017||Bordeaux vs Monaco||0-2|
|11.03.2017||Monaco vs Bordeaux||2-1|
|10.12.2016||Bordeaux vs Monaco||0-4|
|01.04.2016||Monaco vs Bordeaux||1-2|
Monaco vs Bordeaux Stats
- Monaco are without a defeat in five consecutive games in Ligue 1for the first time of the season (three wins, two draws).
- Monaco won the previous three games at home, while before that they didn’t have a single victory in 11 fixtures before that.
- For the first time since season 1995/96, Bordeaux have 32 points after 27 rounds.
- Bordeaux have just one win in the previous ten away fixtures (three draws, six defeats).
Monaco vs Bordeaux Odds
Monaco vs Bordeaux Team News
Stevan Jovetić and Jordi Mboula will miss the game for Monaco. Younousse Sankharé, Igor Lewczuk and Andreas Cornelius will not play for Bordeaux.