Rouen will invite Monaco to the Stade Robert Diochon in the Coupe de France round of 16 on Thursday.
Rouen are on a poor run of form as they’re approaching this clash after defeats from Versailles and Nimes. The coach and the players will probably put extra effort in the defense as they have been conceding goals for 3 consecutive matches now.
Monaco are going into the fixture after playing 2 draws in a row against Le Havre and Marseille extending their unbeaten streak to 3 matches. They have been conceding goals for 8 consecutive matches now which puts additional psychological pressure on the team.
Rouen are on a losing streak – they have lost to Versailles and Nimes in their previous 2 matches while Monaco are on a drawing streak – they have played a draw with Le Havre and Marseille in their previous 2 matches. Overall, Rouen have won 12 of their last 20 matches, losing 3 and drawing 5, while Monaco have won 9 of their last 19 matches, losing 5 and drawing 5.
Rouen have won 4 times (3-3 against Toulouse on 22nd of January, 1-0 against Marignane Gignac on 13th of January, 0-2 against Louhans on 8th of January and 1-2 against Niort on 16th of December) and lost twice (1-2 against Versailles on 3rd of February and 2-0 against Nimes on 27th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.
Monaco have won 3 times (1-3 against Rodez Aveyron on 21st of January, 2-2 against Lens on 7th of January and 1-2 against Toulouse on 21st of December), lost once (1-3 against Reims on 14th of January) and drew twice (1-1 against Le Havre on 4th of February and 2-2 against Marseille on 28th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.