Ligue 1 action continues on Sunday as St Etienne vs Brest takes place at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard. The home team is coming off an opening day victory against Dijon, and will look to extend their win streak in front of their fans. On the other hand, the visitors earned a draw against Toulouse, and will look for something more this time around. St Etienne vs Brest promises to be an exciting match between two teams that are hungry for points.
St Etienne vs Brest Prediction & Match Preview
Sunday, August 18 – 09:00 EST – Stade Geoffroy-Guichard
The home team will look to make it two wins in two games when they host Brest on Sunday. Though it was not a convincing win, St Etienne managed to edge Dijon with two early goals from Hamouma and Aholou. Furthermore, they have been impressive at home in recent seasons. They last lost an home opener in 2012, and they will want to extend that streak for yet another year. Speaking of which, a big reason for their success last season was due to their home record. They showed their dominance by winning 13 of their 19 matches at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard. They will have no intentions of slowing down, as they eye a Champions League spot at the end of the season.
On the other hand, Brest only managed to get 1 point out of their opening fixture against Toulouse. Autret was able to open the score for the home team and put them in the lead in the first half. However, in the dying stages of the match, Brest were not able to convert a penalty shot to secure them the full 3 points. They paid the consequences when Toulouse striker Koulouris equalized at the 89th minute. Without a doubt, Brest will be more than disappointed with the way the match finished. They face a tough task against St Etienne on Sunday, as they haven’t beaten the home team since 2010. For that reason, we think that St Etienne should comfortably win this match and score a couple of goals against a discouraged Brest side.
OUR PICK: ST ETIENNE TO WIN + OVER 1.5 GOALS @ 1.95 ON BET 365