With their return to the elite division of French football very well under way, Metz tries to repeat the success on Tuesday, February 5, also in the French Cup 2018/2019 edition. At the Saint-Symphorien Municipal Stadium in Metz, they will host the Orleans in a match that is part of the round of 16. The kickoff is scheduled for 15:30 (Brasília time).Enabling even the participation of amateur teams, the French Cup is one of the most democratic football competitions on the planet. It’s in its fifth phase. The regulation is the same at all stages. The disputes are in single game and eliminatory. Only the winner advances. In case of a tie in regulation time is carried out extension of 30 minutes. If equality persists, the decision is made through penalty kicks.
On Friday, February 1, at home, Metz were in the 1-1 draw with Troyes, in a match for the 23rd round of the French Championship of the Second Division. Enough to keep you in the lead. He has 49 points (15 wins, four draws and four losses).Ligue 2 takes their first two places directly to the next edition of the First Division. Metz is comfortable in this dispute. His advantage in comparison with Lorient, third place, is nine points. The situation, of course, is reversible, as there are still 15 days to go. The team, however, has maintained a solid results that allows its fans to imagine that access is just a matter of time.The weakness shown in this campaign is performance at home. In this aspect, the Metz presents the fourth best performance of the Second Division. Of the 33 points he played in his stadium, he won 22 (seven wins, one draw and three losses) having scored 21 goals and conceded only seven. His defense, with 15 goals conceded between games at home and away, is the second least leak of Ligue 2.In the French Cup, the team will make its first home game on Tuesday. All four previous matches were in visitor condition. His debut was against the Sarreguemines. He tied for a 1 to 1 in regulation time, was 0-0 in extra time and won the decision on penalties. In the second phase, beat Oissel by 1 to 0.In stage three, the regulatory time was not enough to define his situation. There was a 1-1 draw with St. Quentin. This time, at least the penalties were avoided. In the overtime, he scored 1-0. In the fourth stage, he faced the rival theoretically more difficult and achieved a quieter victory. He beat Monaco from Ligue 1 by 3-1.
Orleans are also in contention for access to Ligue 1, but it does not campaign as solidly as Metz. On Friday, Feb. 1, away from home, he tied a goalless draw with Paris FC, in a game that got one less athlete (Cissoko was sent off) from the 37 minutes of the first half.He reached 30 points (nine wins, three draws and 11 losses). It occupies the twelfth position. In his case, the greatest hope of access is to try to seek the third place, which allows to play the recapture with the eighteenth place of Ligue 1. In this case, you need to fight in the playoffs of Ligue 2, which are reserved for teams that complete the 38 wheels between third and fifth places. The block is closed by Clermont, which has six points more than the Orleans.In the Glass of France, opened its participation against the Caennaise. As a visitor, he made it 2-0. In the second round, again as a visitor, he thrashed Paray 4-0. In step three, at home, he had more work. In front of the Aiglon Lamentin, tied by 1 to 1 in the regulation time. Scored 2 to 1 in overtime. In the fourth stage, he needed again the extra period to overcome Bergerac, at the rival’s home. After a 2-2 draw, he won by 1-0.
Football Prediction of the Day Metz vs Orleans
The teams have already fulfilled their two commitments for the 2018/2019 season of the Second Division of the French Championship. In the first round, at home, the Metz thrashed by 5 to 1. In the second, was more modest winning by only 1 to 0.
Both Metz and Orleans show more ease playing on the counterattack. Thus, if the owners of the house have a technical advantage, it is, in a way, neutralized by their difficulty in imposing that difference. This makes the prognosis in the equality in the regulation time is good option for the duel of this Tuesday by the eighth of end of the Glass of France version 2018/2019.
Bet Tips: Metz