Saint-Etienne vs Monaco : Match Preview & Prediction

Team News

  • Pierre-Gabriel will be unavailable after being sent off against Marseille on Sunday.
  • Bryan Dabo and Léo Lacroix are similarly absent after an accumulations of bookings.
  • Ole Selnaes will miss the final two matches of 2017 with an ankle injury, but Rémy Cabella and Assane Dioussé are available again.
  • Stévan Jovetic is Monaco’s only doubt aside from long-term absentees Tielemans and Boschilia.
  • Monaco played a rotated side in Tuesday’s Coupe de la Ligue win over Caen and should bring back in the likes of Danijel Subasic and Jemerson here.
  • Radamel Falcao and Thomas Lemar played in midweek, but only from the bench and will be in Leonardo Jardim’s XI here as he seeks to steal a march on fellow top sides Marseille and Lyon ahead of their match on Sunday.

Match Facts

Monacoareundefeated in 33 of their last 37 matches (Ligue 1).

Saint-Etiennehave seen under 2.5 goals in their last 7 matches against Monaco in all competitions.

Saint-Etiennehavedrawn their last 3 home matches against Monaco in all competitions.

There have been over 2.5 goals scored in 5 of Saint-Etienne‘s last 6 games (Ligue 1).

Saint-Etiennehavefailed to win their last 8 matches (Ligue 1).

There have been under 2.5 goals scored in Monaco‘s last 3 away games (Ligue 1).

Saint-Etiennehaveconceded at least 2 goals in 5 of their last 6 matches (Ligue 1).

Monacoareundefeated in their last 6 matches against Saint-Etienne in all competitions.


  • This is unlikely to go well for the hosts, whose defensive options are severely curtailed by suspensions and injury.
  • Monaco, on the other hand, seem freed of the pressure of European football, and will be eager to continue their good form domestically, having won three in a row after losses to Paris Saint-Germain and Nantes.

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