St. Etienne vs Nantes: Preview & Prediction
This Saint Etienne – Nantes is a classic of the French Championship of Ligue 1. These two mythical clubs are competing to perhaps seek a European place.
Indeed, Saint Etienne is only 3 points behind Marseilles, 5th of the Ligue 1 before this 32nd day. Beware, if the Greens are in ambush, FC Nantes can afford an exciting end of season in case of a victory in the Forez.
Having secured his maintenance in Ligue 1, FC Nantes is only 3 points behind Saint Etienne, so why not dream of a feat in the Cauldron?
In the first leg, the two teams had defeated 0-0 at La Beaujoire, but Sergio Conceiçao was not the coach of the Canaries. Since his arrival, FC Nantes has changed in size.
During the last 7 days of Ligue 1, FC Nantes was beaten only once, it was on the lawn of AS Monaco (0-4). Since then, the Canaries have been successful in Montpellier (3-2) and have won 4 points in their field, a victory in front of SCO Angers (2-1) and a draw against Nice (1-1) .
Since December 16, 2016, FC Nantes has scored 12 points out of 21 possible, 3 successes, 3 draws and 1 defeat.
St. Etienne vs Nantes: Direct Matches
The mission is therefore not easy for Saint Etienne, especially since the Greens remain on two performances against home, in front of Stade Malherbe of Caen (0-1) and FC Metz (2-2).
This season, Saint Etienne has lost a lot of points in the Cauldron since the beginning of the season. The Stéphanois had only one victory over the last 5 days (1 vic, 2 draws and 2 def), it was on the lawn of FC Dijon (1-0).
Deprived of several players, Malcuit, Pajot, Pogba or even Tannane, Saint Etienne may not have the resources to obtain a success before FC Nantes. Just like his season, Saint Etienne could once again be hooked at home!
St. Etienne vs Nantes: Betting Tips
St Etienne win – Odds: 2.00
Over 2 goals – Odds: 1.75