Leonardo Jardim has called a group of 19 players for the visit from FC Nantes at the Stade Louis II. Note the return of Naldo (suspension), Aholou and Serrano.
Le groupe : Subasic, Benaglio, B.Badiashile, Ballo-Touré, Glik, Henrichs, Naldo, Serrano, Sidibé, Adrien Silva, Aholou, Fàbregas, Golovin, Falcao, Gelson Martins, Nkoudou, Rony Lopes, Sylla, Vinicius.
Second game of the week for the Canaries: Vahid Halilhodzic has called a group of 20 players to face the Red and White.
Le groupe : Braat, Dupé, Tatarusanu, Diego Carlos, Ié, Fabio, Homawoo, Kwateng, Lima, Traoré, Evangelista, Eysseric, Krhin, Moutoussamy, Rongier, Touré, Coulibaly, Limbombe, Majeed, Mance.
“The most important thing for me is to help the team. As I’ve already mentioned, my adaptation was fast. It’s often said that the attackers are personal players but I love to play with my teammates. I have the opportunity to show my true value.”
Kalifa Coulibaly (FC Nantes)
“At the moment all games are complicated for us. Playing every three days is not easy, we have to recover, we need points to get away as quickly as possible.”
The 2 stats
• Rony LOPES has been involved in five goals in his eight games against FC Nantes in Ligue 1 Conforama (3 goals and 2 assists). He has scored one goal in each of his last two games against the FCN in this competition.
• In the last eleven confrontations between the two teams, the Rouge et Blanc have a very favorable balance sheet (9-1-1). All these matches were played in Ligue 1 Conforama.