Nice coach Claude Puel is keen for his side to get back on track after he oversaw defeat to Nantes in midweek.
The 2-0 loss was only their second of the season and Puel has urged his players to prevent a further slip down Ligue 1 by bouncing back against Guingamp.
However, he is wary of the threat posed by a side who thrashed bottom club Sochaux last time out.
``As with any game that follows a bad performance, we want to put things right quickly,'' Puel said.
``But we are facing a team that did great things in their last game.
``I think they will be confident and we respect them as a team who are very powerful and strong going forward.
``Hopefully we'll play with a lot more consistency and my team will create more opportunities.''
Prior to this week's defeat Nice had gone unbeaten in five, winning three and drawing two, and although that represents a good start to the campaign, captain Didier Digard admits there is a long way to go.
``Because of injuries and suspensions the (pre-season) preparations were not easy but little by little everyone is coming back to their best, physically'' he told ognice.com.
``But the championship is still long, very long, and the important thing is to last out and to avoid dropping off the pace.''
Defenders Eric Bautheac, Valentin Eysseric, Neal Maupay, Xavier Pentecote and Mahamane Traore are all injured for the game while goalkeeper David Ospina is suspended.
Guingamp coach Jocelyn Gourvennec has added Cedric Faure to the squad who won so comfortably in midweek.
The striker has not played in Ligue 1 this season because of a calf problem.