Brest vs St Etienne Preview

Vedran Ostojic 14 Feb 2020
  • St Etienne ended a three-match losing streak as they beat Epinal (1-2) in Coupe de France Quarter-finals

  • Can they build on the success and cause an upset at Brest?

  • You can watch and bet on this match live at bet365 -> soccer -> live streaming.

Ligue 1
Brest vs St Etienne
16:00 – 16 Feb 2020
Odds correct at the time of writing
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Brest vs St Etienne Score Prediction

Brest vs St Etienne Match Info

Match date: 16th February 2020

Kick-Off: 4:00 pm

Stadium: Francis-Le Ble Stadium, Brest

Brest vs St Etienne Head to Head Record

Last 3 meetings:

18 Aug 2019 St Etienne 1 – 1 Brest
19 Jan 2013 Brest 0 – 1 St Etienne
26 Aug 2012 St Etienne 4 – 0 Brest

Matches played: 31

Brest wins: 21

St Etienne wins: 5

Draws: 5

Brest vs St Etienne Stats

  • St Etienne suffered seven losses in their last eight Ligue 1 outings, only interrupting the streak with a 2-1 win over Nimes
  • Brest held Bordeaux (1-1) and Rennes (0-0) to draws in their last two outings
  • The sides shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw in St Etienne earlier this term, which was their first head-to-head clash in over six years

Brest vs St Etienne Match Preview

St Etienne travel to Brest for their Matchday 25 clash on Sunday afternoon, just days after beating Epinal (1-2) and making their way to Coupe de France semi-finals. They’ll now hope to build on the Cup success and escape the immediate danger zone in Ligue 1, sitting just four points clear of 18th placed Nimes.

Les Verts have struggled for points and their woeful streak of seven losses was only interrupted with a 2-1 win over Nimes in front of the home fans, where an early brace from Wahbi Khazri proved enough for all three points. They will need more and Claude Puel will be well-aware of the fact, as his men look to jump the rivals.

Brest have seen a three-match winless streak since early February as Dijon (3-0) snatched all three while they held off Bordeaux (1-1) and Rennes (0-0). They’ve still been in a better place and this was especially obvious at Francis-Le Ble Stadium, where they bagged three wins and three draws in six games since November.

La Team Pirate regularly scored goals along the way and will surely be very motivated to keep hold of such a streak, looking to build towards the mid-table in a busy chase. They haven’t been as rock-solid at the back lately, though, and this could mean a more exciting contest on the day.

We still feel they’ll be able to turn it their way and we’re now going for a Home win at an eye-catching 15/8 with bet365, which comes off as more than just a lively longshot and has caught the eye of many value seekers already.

Brest should have to outgun the rivals to secure the points, though, and with that in mind – we’re also hoping for a high-scoring occasion at Francis-Le Ble Stadium, where Over 2.5 Goals FT comes at 21/20 with BetVictor.

Brest vs St Etienne Betting Tips

Brest to win @ 15/8 with bet365

Over 2.5 Goals FT @ 21/20 with BetVictor

 

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