A mid-table Ligue 1 matchup between Toulouse and Ajaccio will take place at the Stadium de Toulouse on Sunday (January 1). The hosts have lost their last four league games, the most recent of which was a 6-1 defeat at Olympique Marseille. From the penalty spot, Branco van den Boomen scored a consolation goal in the 66th minute.
In contrast, Ajaccio has not lost in their last three league games. Youcef Belaili’s goal in the 40th minute gave them a 1-0 home victory over Anger, who was in last place, after the international break. Ajaccio is 15 points behind the hosts, who are 13th in the standings with 16 points.
After losing their first four league games, Toulouse is unbeaten in their last five. In contrast, the visitors have scored seven goals and given up four in their last three games, going unbeaten. In contrast, Riad Nouri’s goal gave Ajaccio the victory when the two teams last met in May. In light of the same, a draw might occur.
Prediction: Toulouse 1-1 Ajaccio
The two teams have met 20 times in different leagues, with their first meeting in 1999 in Ligue 2. 11-6 Toulouse is ahead. Since their last victory at Toulouse in the 2011–12 Ligue 1 season, Ajaccio has not won in their last five encounters.
In their last six Ligue 1 games, Toulouse has conceded at least twice, scoring more than 2.5 goals in five of those games. This season, Ajaccio has lost more league games than any other team, with Angers (12), which is in last place. Additionally, Ajaccio’s offensive record this season is the worst in Ligue 1, with 15 goals scored in 16 games.
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