St Etienne – Monaco SOCCER PICKS
Saint-Étienne and AS Monaco meet at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, in a match for the 8 th round of League 1. In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations indicates total balance between these two teams, since there were 3 draws and 1 victory for each team in the last 5 games. However, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium was on 15-12-2017, for League 1, which ended with AS Monaco’s victory by (0-4). The goals of the match were scored by D. Sidibé (3 ‘), T. Lemar (32’), Fabinho (53 ‘) and K. Baldé (60’) for AS Monaco.
After 3 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss, the home team is currently in the 3rd position, with 12 points won. In the last match, they have won in an away match against Toulouse by (2-3), after in the previous match they have won (2-1) at home, against Caen. In the last 10 home matches Saint-Étienne has won 6, tied 2 and lost 2. The team has conceded goals in 5 of the last 7 matches for this competition, so it has not been very strong defensively.
Saint Étienne is a club that has won ten titles of Ligue 1 champion, the last of them won in 1980/81. In addition, this club has already won six French Cups, one League Cup, five Super Cups of France. In the 2017/18 season of Ligue 1, Saint Étienne finished in seventh place. Now, in this season of 2018/19, at the end of seven days, the team is in third place in the table, with two victories in the last two games, one by 2-1 at home against Caen and another outside. of home for 2-3 against Toulouse. On this day the Saint Étienne receives in his stadium to Monaco and we will have a match with goals.
The away team is currently in the 16 th position, with 6 points won, after 1 win, 3 draws and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in a home match against Nîmes, by (1-1). In the last match, they lost in a home match against Angers, by (0-1). In the last 10 away matches for all competitions, AS Monaco has won 3, tied 2 and lost 5.
For this competition, they have not won any of the last 6 games. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 6 of the last 7 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 5 of the last 7 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 28 of the last 30 matches have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 9 games, he never got the comeback in the 5 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 5 away matches for all competitions: they have suffered 4 of their 8 goals between minutes (76′-90 ‘).
The Monaco is a club that has won eight Ligue 1 titles (French Championship). In this season of 2018/19, the team is having a very irregular start to the championship, winning only six of the twenty-one points played so far. In the last six games that Monaco played in Ligue 1 he did not win any, showing that he is going through a bad moment. When analyzing these seven games that the team played so far in Ligue 1 2018/19, we see that the team scored goals in five, but suffered goals in six of those games. On this day Monaco visits Saint Étienne, who has a good form and will have to suffer again.