Bordeaux vs. Toulouse Preview: Bordeaux Disregards Complacency During The Toulouse Face-Off

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Updated: January 6, 2014
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Bordeaux tends to be the evident football betting favorite in their match against Toulouse. The numbers speak well of their prowess and abilities. 

However, Toulouse’s current team form manifests strength and consistency too. It is therefore not surprising to see the force a draw, But definitely, they shall not settle for an easy defeat.

 

Match Date: 11 January 2014 (local time)
Venue: Stade Jacques Chaban-Delmas

 

Team Form

Bordeaux

A late rally from Marseille erased Bordeaux’s lead during their last encounter. Nevertheless, they have nothing to worry for they continue to be one of the strongest clubs in Ligue 1.
Despite the disappointment brought by the draw against Marseille, this did not remove Bordeaux from the 4th spot of the table. Their efficiency on the pitch is evident in their current team form, in which, they have been successful in five  (5) of their last six (6) home matches. Since they play the strongest at home, it is not impossible to see them replicate their success when they meet Toulouse.

 

Other than their strong performance at home, it is also important to note that they were undefeated in their last 6 matches as well. The success earned by the club makes them a team to beat this season. Although, they are still very far from the title race, their current standing is enough to land them a place in next season’s Europa League.

 

Toulouse

In as far as Toulouse is concern, a scoreless stalemate against Guingamp was good enough. It prevented them from slipping into the table and kept them away from the relegation zone.

 

Toulouse has been successful in 5 of their last 6 matches. Three (3) of them were draws and the other two (2) saw them thrashed Sochaux with five (5) goals and secure a narrow 2-1 win against Nantes.

 

Statistically speaking, the club is not that strong as Bordeaux. However, this does not discount the fact that their current form makes them a competitive opponent.

 

Football betting tip:  Bordeaux

Expect Bordeaux to take exploit their home court advantage over Toulouse. Yet, there is very little chance that Toulouse will easily wave the white flag as they are also keen on improving their rank this year.

 

 

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