• Sochaux are the only team who have yet to win in Ligue 1 this season. They have lost their last three league games, their worst run since December 2012.
  • Sochaux have only won one of their last nine home league games (D4 L4).
  • Valenciennes have only won once in their last 16 away games in Ligue 1 (D5 L10).
  • Valenciennes have lost their last four away games in Ligue 1, without scoring a goal.
  • Sochaux have only won one of their last 10 encounters against Valenciennes in Ligue 1 (D6 L3).
  • Sochaux have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 10 games against Valenciennes in the top-flight.
  • Valenciennes have won one of their last 10 trips to Sochaux in Ligue 1 (D4 L5).
  • Three of the last five league games between these two teams in Sochaux have ended in a 1-1 draw.
  • Sochaux striker Cédric Bakambu has scored 12 goals in Ligue 1, 11 of which have come in the second-half.
  • Valenciennes striker Grégory Pujol has scored five goals against Sochaux, his favourite opponent alongside Nice and Rennes.