St. Etienne vs Dijon Free Betting Tips 23.01.2019

Seeking recovery, St. Etienne hosts Dijon on Wednesday, January 23, in a clash that is part of the 2018/2019 French Cup schedule. With kick-off scheduled for 3:30 p.m., the game will be played at the Geoffroy-Guichard stadium in Saint-Étienne.The tournament is in its fourth phase, although the Ligue 1 teams have started participating only from stage three. All games are eliminatory. In case of equality in the regulatory time is carried out extension of 30 minutes. In the continuation of the draw, penalty kicks define who is pursuing one of the most democratic competitions in Europe, since even amateur teams are allowed to participate.

St. Etienne

It was in the same stadium where on Sunday, January 20, closing the twenty-first round of the French Championship, St. Etienne lost the home invincibility in the tournament. After ten games scoring at Geoffroy Guichard (eight wins and two draws), the Albverde even went ahead in the clash with Lyon, but ended up taking and turning and left the field defeated by 2 to 1 with the decisive goal being marked by Dembele in the 50th minute of the second half.The loss of the undefeated series also cost a place on the Ligue 1 leaderboard. St. Etienne, who finished third, closing the vacant zone for the 2019/2020 Champions League, fell to fourth . He has 36 points (ten wins, six draws and five losses), one less than Lyon, who overcame him.The possibility of fighting for this vacancy, which is real, may even create doubts in coach Jean-Louis Gasset regarding the use of the starting team at this Wednesday’s meeting. Preserving some athletes may be an option since the team will face Nantes, at the rival’s home, on Saturday, January 26. For this, he has all the cast at his disposal. It does not face suspension or injury problems.In their debut match in the French Cup, St. Etienne even used this strategy. However, the rival was quite low level. He faced the Olympique Strasbourg semi- Even at the home of the rival, he thrashed 6-0.


For Dijon, the League Cup is also not a priority. The team is in a fierce battle to avoid relegation to Ligue 2. On Sunday, January 20, it even managed to spend a few minutes outside the sticking region, but ended the round in Z3.He was beaten by Bordeaux, 1-0, at the opponent’s home. Having played with one less athlete since the 34 minutes of the first half when midfielder Romain Amalfitano was sent off, he was able to hold on to the match until the 32nd minute of the final, when Cornelius scored the winner.Parked in the 17 points (four wins, five draws and 11 losses), he occupies the eighteenth position in the Ligue 1 leaderboard. He is the first in the relegation zone. It is one point below Amiens, seventeenth and first out of the sticking region. It also has an advantage over the rival. Made a game less. That’s the good news. The bad news is that the postponed eighteenth round game will be against almost unbeatable Paris Saint-Germain. It was scheduled for March 13.In the French Cup, Dijon made their debut against Schitigheim. As a visitor, he scored 3-1. In the French Championship, the team has comparatively achieved better results outside of their dominions. In the visitors’ ranking, it is the sixteenth place in Ligue 1. In other words, if it depended only on those results, it would be outside the relegation zone. Of the 33 points played, he won nine (two wins, three draws and six losses).
History of matches vs. St. Etienne x DijonSt. Etienne has never been beaten by Dijon. In 11 matches, he won eight and drawn three times. The most recent meeting took place in the first round of the 2018/2019 French Championship season. At home, he scored 3 to 0.

Football Prediction of the Day St. Etienne vs Dijon

It is unlikely that both St. Etienne and Dijon will use their full strength in Wednesday’s meeting. They have reason to prioritize the matches of the French Championship and had a tiring start on Sunday. With a more solid cast and a chance to play at home, the prognosis for St. Etienne’s success is the best option for the French Cup.

Bet Tips: St. Etienne

Odds: 2.00

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