start: 20:45 (GMT+1)
first sight the situation is strange but one of the most titled club
in the history of French football is not Marseille,
Olympique Lyonnais and even not PSG but Saint-Étienne that is now
near the relegation zone (10 titles).
interesting fact is the year of the last championship of the Greens –
1981. Thus, for the last 36 years none of the clubs of Ligue 1 wasn’t
able to repeat and beat the historical achievement of the hosts of
(the head coach Julien Sable)
is one wise proverb “The best is oftentimes the enemy of the good”.
It is obvious that this proverb is not known to the bosses of the
French grandee. Otherwise, Saint-Étienne won’t dismiss Christophe
Galtier who was the head coach of the team for 9 years. The Greens
were playing at the Europe League for 9 years.
after the finishing of a season the bosses demanded the berth into
the Champions League.
(the head coach Leonardo Jardim)
a result of made quad swap the grandee of the French football is not
included into the trio of the leaders of the current season. It is
near the relegation zone.
now, having taken unusual 15th
line the hosts of Stade Geoffroy-Guichard will host the
Monegasques,that is one of the challengers for a new vice-champion’s
title. During the previous round the defending champion of the
country won over Troyes (3:2).
the winless streak of Saint-Étienne has now 8 matches. For the last
two matches the Greens have earned only 3 points during the matches
against Toulouse (0:0), Strasbourg (2:2) and Nantes (1:1), And after
another fiasco at Vélodrome in Marseille (3:0) the most titled club
in the history of French football has moved to the 15th
position. It is obvious that the choice of the favorite is clear.
– 3.75, draw – 3.50, Monaco – 1.95;
Monaco to win – odds 1.92 Pinnacle