On Thursday, March 5, Saint-Etienne will host Rennes in the semifinal match of the French Cup. Meeting to be held at Geoffroy-Guichard Stud. Will be easy match for Rennes? – Check our free prediction.
At what time will St. Etienne and Rennes play?
The game time is March 5, 2020, 20:55 (GMT+1)
Where the match will be shown?
BT Sport 1
What are the teams’ positions in the Ligue 1 standings?
St. Etienne takes the 16 position and Rennes is the 3 in Ligue 1
How many wins, draws and losses do the teams have in Ligue 1?
St. Etienne has 8 wins, 5 draws and 14 losses. Rennes has 14 wins, 5 draws and 8 losses in all matches of this season.
Predictions and Tips
- MoneyLine Pick: Rennes To Win
- Over Under Pick: The Total Will Go Under 1.5 goals
- Both teams to score: No
- Computer Predicted Score: 0:1
Saint-Etienne overcame four rounds in the current French Cup. In the first two stages, the team went through representatives of the lower divisions, beating them away.
In the 1/8 finals, the Greens first played in this cup competition with the team of their division, beating Monaco (1-0). And in the semi-finals they won the representative of the fourth division of Epinal – (2:1).
In League1, St. Etienne only two points out of the relegation zone, and for the last five rounds managed to get only one point, losing in the last meeting to Lyon (0:2). Today, seven players of the main team will not be able to enter the field at once, of which Monne-Pak, Yussuf and Amum can be noted.
Victory in the French Cup will not only replenish the club museum with a trophy, but also will help to be in the group stage of the Europa League.
Possible starting lineup: Moulin, Debuchy, Saliba, M’Vila, Kolodziejczak, Camara, Cabaye, Honorat, Boudebouz, Bouanga, Diony
The current holder of the French Cup confidently defends their title, and on the way to the semifinals they managed to knock out Amiens (1:0), Angers (5: 4 d.v.) and Belfort (3:0). In the national championship, Rennes gained 47 points and takes the third intermediate place, ahead of the fourth Lille by only one point.
After the defeat on the road from Reims (0:1), Julien Stephan’s wards scored two wins in a row – at Nimoy (2:1) and Toulouse (2:0).
In today’s game, six players will not be able to enter the field, including Marten, Grenier and Johansson.
Rennes suffered one defeat in five previous matches in all tournaments. In the last four matches in all tournaments, they got three wins.
Possible starting lineup: Mendy, Maouassa, Gnagnon, Da Silva, Traore, N’Zonzi, Camavinga, Dias Belloli, Niang, Del Castillo, Bourigeaud
Betting Tips Statistic
- Saint Etienne have won only 1 of their last 5 home games
- The last six head-to-head meetings at St Etienne ended in a draw
- Rennes has won 6 of their last 10 road games
- The last full-time match ended with the victory of Rennes (2:1)
St. Etienne vs Rennes Prediction
St. Etienne is not impressive and the team needs to give up all efforts to maintain residence in the Major Leagues, and the guests are able to fight on two fronts. Bookmakers don’t see the favorite and expect an equal game, which is hard to disagree with. For Rennes, relegation from the Cup will not be a tragedy, because the team won this trophy last year. We recommend betting that Rennes will win.
- We predict Rennes Will Win.