Ligue 1 Preview: St. Etienne vs. Bordeaux

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Updated: September 22, 2014
Saint Etienne

Match Date: 24 September 2014 (local time)

Venue: Stade Geoffroy-Guichard

 

A down the wire match is about to take place between online betting favorites, St. Etienne and Bordeaux. Tied with 13 points, the club that wins in this particular match shall have the chance to dominate the Ligue 1 table or occupy the 2nd spot.

 

Both clubs have been impressive since the onset of the new season and each of them deserves to dominate. Considering how tight the competition is, there is a tendency for the upcoming match to end in an even steven finish.

 

The contenders

St. Etienne

St. Etienne will definitely use its home court advantage over Bordeaux to gain the upper hand. The momentum remains in the club after successfully outlasting a determined Lens. In the said match, it was not until the 82nd that St. Etienne was able to clinch the crucial victory. Fabien Lemoine served as the encounter’s hero after converting a pass from Ricky van Wolfswinkel.

 

Bordeaux

Bordeaux had an easy victory over Evian. Diego Rolan and Wahbi Khazri helped the club earn 2 goals to clinch 3 crucial points. Although Evian’s Yeltsin Tejeda was able to respond on the 86th , it was already too late for Evian to even rally for an equalizer.

 

Possible head turners

Expect Fabien Lemoine to do the scoring for St. Etienne. Not only that, the defender will also ensure that St. Etienne shall retain possession throughout the whole match.

 

Prediction

St. Etienne 2-2 Bordeaux

 

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