Our prediction for this Ligue 1 match:
After surviving Auxerre in their last match in 2022, Monaco will look to give fans yet another reason for celebration when they take on Brest on Sunday afternoon. Les Rouges et Blancs are eyeing a spot in the Champions League, but they need to keep on making progress if they are to meet the goal.
Teenage forward Eliesse Ben Seghir scored a brace as a substitute against Auxerre, and, no doubt, boss Philippe Clement will rely on the 17-year-old in upcoming fixtures. Both Kevin Volland and Willem Geubbels continue to miss out with injuries for the home side. Meanwhile, Brest experienced all sorts of problems at the back in a 4-2 loss to Lyon, and we do not believe that they are capable of spoiling Monaco’s party at Stade Louis II. As for the away team, forward Irvin Cardona misses out through suspension.
Highlighted Player (Alexander Nubel):
Alexander Nubel is a German goalkeeper who plays for Schalke 04 as a goalkeeper. Nubel started his youth career at TSV Tudorf and he moved to SC Paderborn in the summer of 2005. The 193-cm-tall shoot-stopper, though, did not see any game action with Paderborn at senior level as he joined Schalke 04 in 2015.
After making 24 appearances for the reserve team, Alexander Nubel made his debut with the senior team on May 14, 2016. The German goalkeeper made 18 appearances for die knappen in the 2018/2019 Bundesliga season, keeping five clean sheets in the process. Alexander Nubel has 17 caps for the Germany U21 team as well, but he has yet to earn a call-up for the senior team.
The talented shoot-stopper was born in Paderborn, Germany on September 30, 1996. His preferred foot is right and he has a contract with die Knappen until June 30, 2020.
Highlighted Team (Brest):
Founded in 1950, Brest (Stade Brestois) are a French football club that compete in the Ligue 1. La Team Pirate welcome their opponents at Stade Francis-Le Ble, the venue which was opened back in 1922. The capacity of the stadium is 15,931, but on August 8, 1986 21,619 watched the game between Brest and Olympique Marseille.
The club’s home colours are red and white, with the team wearing black kit when playing on the travels. Brest’s third kit is white. La Team Pirate, who made it to the French Cup on two occasions (1982/83 and 2014/15), have rivalries with fellow clubs from Bretagne: Rennes, Lorient, Nantes, Guingamp and Vannes.
The likes of Bernard Lama Stephane Guivarch, Paul le Guen, David Ginola and Frank Ribbery are the most notable footballers who played for the club. Bayern Munchen legend Frank Ribery scored 3 goals in 35 appearances for Brest in the national championship.