This Thursday, Saint-Etienne welcomes Olexandriya on behalf of the third day of the group stage of the Europa League. Sainté will want to win to continue to believe in the qualification in this group I while Alexandria hopes to get his first points.
Saint-Etienne vs FC Olexandriya Today’s Free Betting Tips
With only one point in two games in this group, AS Saint-Etienne’s return to the European Cup could have been much better. Indeed, while they were going through a major crisis of results, the Greens went down on the field of La Gantoise (3-2) after a spectacular meeting. And then, the Forez players held in check Wolfsburg (1-1) on the occasion of the 2nd day. Since then, they have seen an improvement from an accounting point of view since they won their trip to Nimes (0-1) and the hot derby against Lyon (1-0), just before the truce for the first match under the direction of the new coach, Claude Puel. Sunday, the Stephanois chained with a 3rd victory in Ligue 1 with their success at the end of the game in Bordeaux (0-1).
For its part, Olexandriya participates for the first time in its history in the group stages of the Europa League. And the learning is not easy for the Ukrainians who started their European campaign by a defeat at the favorite of the group, Wolfsburg (3-1). However, in the next match, they were able to keep a good team from La Gantoise in check (1-1). In addition, Vlodymyr Sharan’s men have a good start to the season in their league and have a record of 19 points in 11 games. This one allows them to occupy the 4th rank of the classification. After winning their matches against FC Lviv (2-0) and Karpaty Lviv (2-1), they were beaten Sunday by Dynamo Kiev (1-0).
The staff for Saint-Etienne vs FC Olexandriya
For the Greens, everyone is available except the potential winger Monnet-Pack for whom the season is over. Cabaye, Trauco and Moukoudi are not in the group.
For its part, Olexandriya does not have any player known by the general public in its workforce if it is the former player of Metz Joao Teixeira. Moreover, no player is particularly distinguished by his performance since the beginning of the season. Potential holders Shendrik and Protasov are uncertain.
The compositions for Saint-Etienne vs FC Olexandriya
The probable composition of Saint-Etienne:
Ruffier – Debuchy, Saliba, Kolodzeiejczak, Gabriel Silva – Aholou, M’Vila, Youssouf – Hamouma, Beric, Nordin.
Absent: Monnet-Pack (injured), Cabaye, Moukoudi, Trauco (choice).
The tactical provision provided (4-3-3):
Debuchy – Saliba – Kolodzeiejczak – Silva
Aholou – M’Vila – Youssouf
Hamouma – Beric – Nordin
The probable composition of Olexandriya:
Pankiv – Pasayev, Dubra, Bukhal, Miroshnichenko – Luchkevych, Banada, Grechyskin, Tretyakov – Kovalets – Sitalo.
Uncertain: Shendrik, Protasov.
The tactical provision provided (4-4-1-1):
Pasayev – Dubra – Bukhal – Miroshnichenko
Luchkevych – Banada – Grechyskin – Tretyakov
The history of confrontations Saint-Etienne vs FC Olexandriya
The two teams never clashed in their history.
Key points for the match Saint-Etienne vs FC Olexandriya
– Saint-Etienne has just won its last 3 Ligue 1 matches and seems to have found a new lease on life.
– In case of defeat, the Greens would be dropped in the race for qualification.
– On paper, the St Etienne probably have a better workforce, especially since the wounded have returned.
– Olexandriya lost recently in Wolfsburg and Kiev.
Our Best Free Betting Tips Saint-Etienne vs FC Olexandriya
In the wake of their last good results, the Greens could win in this part.
Betting Tips: Victory Saint-Etienne