After the 1-1 draw in the first leg, the decision in Ligue 1 will be made in the second leg against Auxerre on Sunday at 18:00 at the Geoffroy Guichard Stadium.
Saint-Etienne vs Auxerre Match Preview
After an impressive 1-1 draw away from home, Saint-Etienne will be hoping for home advantage to beat Auxerre, who are fighting for promotion to Ligue 1.
Saint-Etienne will try to find a balance between defensive solidity and the need for offence to score the goal(s) they need to win the game and stay in Ligue 1.
Auxerre’s good form continued in the first leg of the playoffs, when they had to settle for a 1-1 draw against Saint-Etienne.
Auxerre will try to increase their chances of promotion away from home with explosive attacking football.
Saint-Etienne vs Auxerre Prediction
Saint-Etienne will go into this game confident after the 1-1 draw away from home and fighting to stay in Ligue 1. In the second leg, they will be compact and try to catch Auxerre off guard with counterattacks.
Auxerre will take the initiative and try to dominate the game and set the pace during the 90 minutes.
A draw at the end of regulation time is a likely result in this match, as the two teams are very well matched.
Our Pick: St. Etienne 1X
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