St Etienne vs Rennes Prediction & Tips
Rennes must defend themselves against the assault by Saint-Etienne in the second semi-final of the French Cup. Stade Geoffroy-Guichard is played and this could help Saint Etienne against the holders of the title who won the trophy last season by beating Paris Saint-Germain in the final on penalties. Claude Puel’s Saint-Etienne did not win an official game from the quarter-final of the cup at Epinal for 1-2 and in the last 3 games has totaled 1 tie and 2 defeats, the most recent of which last Sunday in the league at Lyon 2-0. Rennes, who have 28 points ahead of their rivals in the league, have instead won the last two games and last Saturday won 0-2 in Toulouse with goals from Benjamin Bourigeaud and Fait Maouassa.
Saint-Etienne drew in the previous 6 games at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard against Rennes.
Saint-Etienne scores goals from 7 games in a row across all competitions.
The only previous game of the season was played in Rennes in the league on 1 December and was won 2-1 by the hosts.
Saint-Etienne have conceded first goals in 5 of their last 7 official games.
Rennes which is the favorite part even if at a little high altitude. What we like is the doubling that offers the first goal of the guests also considering the statistics that saw Saint-Etienne concede first goal in 5 of the last 7 games.
St Etienne – Rennes FREE TIPS
St Etienne – Win @ 2.85
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90