Tenth placed Nantes, are away to twentieth placed ASSE on Wednesday.
Struggling Saint-Étienne, welcome fancied their opponents this Wednesday
Is this to be the game where ASSE to put a halt to their recent record of poor results? They go into this fixture on the back of two recent defeats to Reims and Rennes.
Also, these are challenging times for Pascal Dupraz’s ASSE, having suffered 10 losses in 15 games, and taking them into relegation territory. This is a run of form that has to be stopped quickly. With a twentieth position in the league and 2 wins, 10 losses and 6 draws, they currently have 12 points in the League having won two meetings, drawn six games, and lost 10 fixtures.
ASSE have won one game, drawn four meetings, and lost four fixtures of their nine League matches at home this season.
Winning this fixture will see Saint-Étienne on 15 points.
ASSE’s squad has depth, but even so, Pascal Dupraz is likely to be missing six of they key players when they start Wednesday’s game.
This season’s Ligue 1 campaign, has so far seen Nantes achieve 25 points
Also, Nantes keep finding the winning formula this season, that’s two in a row now. With 25 points, they currently sit tenth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 7 wins, 7 losses and 4 draws having won seven matches, drawn four matches, and lost seven fixtures.
With a poor record on the road, which amounts to two victories, three darts, and four defeats, it is hard to predict a positive outcome for Nantes as they travel once more.
Nantes will have 28 points if they manage to secure a victory.
Nantes’s squad will likely be depleted of three of their key players when they start on Wednesday, due to injury or illness.
Saint-Étienne v Nantes – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels the teams have already played each other 35 times with the record being 11 victories and 15 draws for ASSE. The last time they played each other in this competition was February 2021 and the score line ended up with a 1-1 draw.
The odds of an ASSE win are currently 38.46 percent.
For ASSE, Wahbi Khazri scored
seven goals in 18 League fixtures this season, while Ludovic Blas, one of their best scorers, has netted
seven goals in 18 League games so far for Nantes.
Other players of note for ASSE are Denis Bouanga and Saidou Sow with three goals and two goals respectively and for Nantes are Randal Kolo Muani and Andrei with six goals and three goals respectively.