FC Olexandriya vs Saint-Etienne Soccer Betting Tips
Olexandriya is in its place at the beginning of the season. The Ukrainian club is 5th in its championship, already 14 points behind the leader, Shakhtar Donetsk. Although he has won only one of his last 3 games in the Ukrainian Premier League on Sunday against Mariupol (3-1), he held a draw in Donetsk and lost a bit at Dynamo Kiev (1 -0) on his other two games. In Europa League, the team is not well enough to qualify for the round of 32. Indeed, it started with a loss conceded against Wolfsburg (3-1) and failed to win any success at home against La Gantoise (1-1) and Saint-Etienne (1-1) in the last match. Also, she finds herself in the 4th place of the ranking, tied with her opponent of the day and with 3 points behind the leading teams.
For its part, the AS Saint-Etienne is much better after having experienced a beginning of season even more complicated than that of his host of the day. But since the arrival of Claude Puel on the bench Etienne, the Greens are undefeated. They have won 3 of their last 4 league games against Lyon in the derby (1-0), Bordeaux (0-1) and Monaco (1-0) last Sunday. In the meantime, they shared the points with Amiens (2-2). On the other hand, the situation remains rather complicated in Europa League since the players of the Forez have not yet won in this group I. Beaten by La Gantoise of entry (3-2), they then shared the points with Wolfsbourg (1 -1) and Olexandriya (1-1).
The staff for FC Olexandriya vs Saint-Etienne
Olexandriya will have to cope with the absences of his substitute defender Shendrik and midfielder, also replacing Protasov. In addition, the current striker, and the less used Zaporozhan and Grytsuk are out, while the middle frame Banada is uncertain With 3 goals in 10 games, Bezborodko is the top scorer of this team in the league.
Saint-Etienne, meanwhile, is deprived of the long-term injured Monnet-Paquet, and the young striker Camille Abi. Suspended in the league, Perrin will return in defense. For their part, the very important Khazri and M’Vila were forfeited Sunday but only the first named makes his return. In addition, the experienced Cabaye, hit against Monaco, joined the infirmary of the Greens with the very good defender Saliba.
The compositions for FC Olexandriya vs Saint-Etienne
The probable composition of Olexandriya:
Pankiv – Pasayev, Dubra, Bukhal, Miroshninenko – Dovgiy (or Banada), Greschykin, Kovalets – Luchkevych, Bezborodko, Tretyakov.
Absent: Shendrik, Orotasov, Zaporozhan, Grytsuk (injured).
The tactical provision provided (4-3-3):
Pasayev – Dubra – Bukhal – Miroshninenko
Dovgiy – Greschykin Kovalets
Luchkevych – Bezborodko – Tretyakov
The probable composition of Saint-Etienne:
Ruffier – Debuchy, Perrin, Fofana, Trauco – Camara, Aholou – Nordin, Khazri, Bouanga – Beric.
Absent: Cabaye, M’Vila, Monnet-Pack, Abi, Saliba (wounded).
The planned tactical disposition (4-2-3-1):
Debuchy – Perrin – Fonfana – Trauco
Camara – Aholou
Nordin – Khazri – Bouanga
The history of confrontations FC Olexandriya vs Saint-Etienne
Before the first leg, the two teams had never crossed.
Key points for the match FC Olexandriya vs Saint-Etienne
– Saint-Etienne is undefeated since the arrival of Claude Puel on the bench Etienne.
– Both teams must win to win the next round.
– Olexandriya have won only one of their last 4 games except for their national cup match.
– Sainté made Sunday a Monaco in great shape.
Best Soccer Betting Tips FC Olexandriya vs Saint-Etienne
Despite their desire to do well, the St Etienne may not succeed in coming to win at Olexandriya.
Betting Tips: Under 2.5 goals