St. Etienne vs Rennes: Preview & Prediction
Even if Saint Etienne is 7 points behind European squares, OM’s draw at Nancy on Friday restarts the Greens in this crazy race.
On the other hand, Saint Etienne will have no choice but to win in front of Rennes. The Britons still seem out of the race even if they are just behind the Greens in the standings.
Beaten without fighting in Marseille last week, on the score of 4 goals to 0, Saint Etienne has to start from the front especially that the Stephanois will receive 3 times over the last 5 days.
Still deprived of Perrin and Pogba, Saint Etienne has to tighten the ranks in order to avoid another humiliation. Before this failure in Marseille, the men of Christophe Galtier, very reassembled against his players, remained on 4 games without defeat.
For the past few weeks, Saint Etienne has been struggling on his lands, as the Stéphanois remain on two defeats ahead of Manchester United and Caen and two draws against Metz and FC Nantes.
The partners of Robert Beric, transparent in Marseille, already have to take a rematch to reconquer their supporters. The wound is open because Stephan fans do not want their team to drop this season.
Rennes is warned, the Cauldron will be boiling this Sunday. The Rennais will not be under pressure because they have no more goals on this end of the Championship.
St. Etienne vs Rennes: Direct Matches
Rennes has just stopped the hemorrhage by winning at home in front of Lille, 2-0. However, outside, the Bretons have not won in Ligue 1 since the end of October 2016. They have registered 5 defeats and 6 draws since this last success.
Last but not least, Rennes exploded in Nancy, on a score of 3 goals to 0, a formation that fights for its maintenance, so the mission promises to be complicated in the Forez, especially without Diakhaby, January, Siliki, Amalfitano, Baal.
St. Etienne vs Rennes: Betting Tips
St Etienne win – Odds: 2.10
Over 2,5 goals – Odds: 2.45