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Saint Étienne and Guingamp play at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard in a match of the 17th round of Ligue 1. At this stage, the history of direct bouts is favorable to the home team, which has 3 wins in the last 3 games. In fact, the last time they faced in this stage was in 29-11-2015, in a game for the Ligue 1 that finished with the victory of Saint Étienne by (3-0). The goals of the match were scored by R. Hamouma (52 ‘), V. Eysseric (87’) and N. Roux (90 ‘) for Saint Étienne. In this match the home factor can play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
After 5 wins, 7 draws and 4 losses, the home team is in 9th place, having won 22 points. In the last match, they lost with Rennes away by (2-0), after in the previous game drew at home in a game against Olympique de Marseille, by (0-0). This is a team that curiously shows more positive results than at home, since in the last 30 matches it has 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 defeats as a visitor, with 16 goals scored and 17 goals conceded, against 4 wins, 8 draws and 3 Defeats at home with 13 goals scored and 12 conceded. The team arrives at this meeting after a win away to Anderlecht by (2-3). For the championship, the Saint Étienne won 13 points in 24 chances, after 3 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss in the last 8 games that played in his stadium.
In this competition, you do not win in your stadium for 4 matches. In the matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 5 of their 8 matches. The team conceded goals to their opponents in 7 of their last 10 games in this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In his home matches for this competition there is a tendency towards few goals, since in 6 of the last 8 that disputed there were less than 3 goals. This is a team that scores a few times first and only managed to open the scoring in 3 of their last 16 games for Ligue 1, and never reached the break in advantage. In 16 games in this competition, only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 9 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 14 home games in all competitions there are 1 highlights: he scored 5 of his 11 goals in minutes (76’-90 ‘).
The Saint Étienne return to play at home for the French Championship trying to rediscover the path of victory before their fans, since he has not won as principal for four matches. In the last round, the team went to the home of Rennes and left there with the defeat by 2×0. Before, the team had received Olympique de Marseille at home and remained only in the scoreless draw. After sixteen rounds, the club accumulated five wins, seven draws and four defeats, thus taking ninth place in the table. For this match, the coach should keep the team in 4-5-1 or 4-3-3.
The visiting team is currently in 5th place with 26 points, after 7 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, lost at home to Nice by (0-1). In the last match, won at home to Nantes by (2-0). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with a total of 23 goals scored and 22 suffered. Already inside the home, won 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses, with a total of 19 goals scored and 13 conceded. His last away game for this competition ended with a 1-1 draw against Caen. In the last eight away games, Guingamp has won 2, 3 draws and 3 losses, having won 9 points out of 24. In the matches played out in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 5 of his 8 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 16 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 8 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard. In the last 10 away games for all competitions there has been 1 period that stands out: he scored 5 of his 13 goals in the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Prediction: under 2.5 goals @ 1.60