Saint-Etienne vs Nimes
France – Ligue 1
Date: Saturday 25th January 2020
Kick off at 19:00 UK/ 20:00 CET
Venue: Stade Geoffroy-Guichard.
No one would think that Saint Etienne are in trouble and they have 25 points and are 7 points above the relegation zone but on recent form only they are amongst the worst performing clubs in the league.
Saint Etienne have lost their last 4 games in a row and have nosedived down to 15th place. Their last defeat came at home against Nantes losing 2-0. The club’s defence is looking leaky and they have conceded 11 goals in those four defeats. At home they have been able to win just 30% of their games and have lost their last two in a row.
Nimes are in 19th place with 15 points and they will need to start picking up wins as they have slipped 5 points from safety. They come into this game having lost 4 of their last 5 matches. At the weekend they were beaten 1-0 by Rennes. They have conceded 33 goals so far.
Saint-Etienne vs Nimes: Head to Head
- Last season Saint Etienne won this game 2-1.
- Saint Etienne have won the last 3 meetings against Nimes.
- From the last 6 fixtures Nimes have just one win over Saint Etienne and that was in Coupe de la Ligue on penalties.
Saint-Etienne vs Nimes: Prediction
It’s clear that Saint Etienne have a good record over Nimes and also have a better team so on paper this result looks in the bag.
Nimes away form is very concerning given that they have yet to win a game and they come here on a 4-game losing streak.
We will back the home side to pick themselves up and get all three points and also, we will back Denis Bouanga to score for the home team. He is the clubs leading scorer and is due a goal.
Saint-Etienne vs Nimes: Bet Tips
Saint Etienne to beat Nimes at 1.72 (8/11)
Anytime goalscorer: Denis Bouanga (Saint Etienne) at 2.75 (7/4).