**The odds were correct at the time of publishing but are subject to change**
Stade Gabriel Montpied will this Sunday host two teams with renewed hopes following fantastic results from the last Ligue 1 outings. Clermont Foot went against the odds to beat the in-form Nice early this month. Saint-Etienne was a comfortable winner against Montpellier a day before Clermont got the better of Nice.
- 1 Our best picks for Clermont vs Saint-Etienne Match Prediction
- 2 Clermont vs Saint-Etienne Odds and Team Stats
- 3 Clermont vs Saint-Etienne Match Preview and Predicted Match Lineups
- 4 FAQs about Clermont vs Saint-Etienne
Our best picks for Clermont vs Saint-Etienne Match Prediction
Saint-Etienne entertained its fans in the reverse fixture when it played host to Clermont in a 3-2 goal thriller at the start of the season. Will this be an opportunity for the hosts to get revenge for the previous humiliation? Read this review to get a glimpse of possible occurrences.
Highest scoring half: Second half @ 28/25 (2.12)
There were more goals in the second halves of Clermont Foot’s games in the previous five Ligue 1 games. There were seven goals in the second half compared to two goals in the first halves in the last five matches. Similarly, Saint-Etienne recorded more goals in the second halves than in the first halves in the previous five games. We expect the trend to continue in the coming match because these teams tend to score many goals against one another.
Under 2.5 goals @ 37/50 (1.74)
It is a surprise to predict that there will be less than three goals in this encounter when the last two league encounters between these teams produced ten goals. Facts point to the possibility of fewer than three goals in this clash. Firstly, the host scored three goals from their last five Ligue 1 games. Similarly, the visitors scored a total of two goals from the last five away Ligue 1 games. Therefore, we anticipate that there will be fewer than three goals in this clash.
Clermont vs Saint-Etienne Odds and Team Stats
Here are the best odds from top UK bookies for this Ligue 1 fixture.
Clermont vs Saint-Etienne Match Preview and Predicted Match Lineups
Saint-Etienne has dominated this fixture in recent seasons. They have beaten Clermont five times and lost three times. This is going to be an interesting game because the visitors beat Clermont in the first leg of the season.
The host may be motivated to win this game steer clear of the relegation zone. However, both teams will be motivated coming into this fixture because of the previous results.
If Clermont Foot finds the defensive skills it employed against Nice, it will be difficult for the visitors to get a point from this encounter. Moreover, goals have been difficult to come by when Saint-Etienne plays away from home.
We have the predicted lineup for this game as follows:
Clermont Foot Predicted Lineup: Djoco, Hounntondji, N’Simba, Zedadka, Seidu, Gastien, Rashani, Dossou, Magnin, Samed, and Bayo.
Saint-Etienne Predicted Lineup: Bernardon, Mangala, Koldziejczak, Sacko, Nade, Macom, Boudebouz, Youssouf, Gourna-Douath, Khazri, and Bouanga.
FAQs about Clermont vs Saint-Etienne
Which stadium will host the match between Clermont and Saint-Etienne?
Stade Gabriel Montpied will be the venue for the game between Clermont Foot and Saint-Etienne.
Who will be the center referee for Clermont vs Saint-Etienne?
Ruddy Buquet will be the center referee for the game between Clermont Foot and Saint-Etienne.
What is the kick-off for Clermont vs Saint-Etienne?
The game will kick off at 1500 hours.