Nantes vs. Nice

Nantes vs. Nice Preview – Prediction, Team news, Lineups

Nantes will face a stern challenge against unbeaten Nice in a crucial Ligue 1 encounter on Saturday at Stade de la Beaujoire.

Match preview

Nantes, under new coach Jocelyn Gourvennec, are striving to return to winning ways after four winless league games. They’ve struggled offensively, failing to score in three of their last four matches.

The home record is decent, with nine of their 15 points earned at Stade de la Beaujoire. However, Nantes have let slip five points from winning positions at home.

Nice, managed by Francesco Farioli, have been impressive, sitting just a point behind PSG at the top. They’ve displayed solid defensive prowess, boasting eight consecutive clean sheets and 16 unbeaten league matches.

Notably, Nice has maintained an unblemished away record in seven successive league fixtures, demonstrating consistency on the road.

Team News

Nantes could see the return of Fabien Centonze and Quentin Merlin from injuries, but Ignatius Ganago is out for the season with an ACL injury.

Nice will miss Youcef Atal due to suspension and Jean-Clair Todibo due to physical discomfort.

Possible Lineups

Nantes:(4-2-3-1)

Lafont;

Pierre-Gabriel, Comert, Castelletto, Duverne;

Chirivella, Moutoussamy;

Adson, Sissoko, Simon;

Mohamed

Nice:(4-3-3)

Bulka;

Lotomba, Rosario, Dante, Bard;

Sanson, Thuram, Perraud;

Laborde, Moffi, Claude-Maurice

Our Prediction: Nantes 0-1 Nice

Nice’s solid defense and Nantes’ recent struggles in attack might result in a narrow victory for the visitors.

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