There are only 2 points difference between the protagonists, so it is expected to see a balanced game having in view the latest draws between the teams.
The hosts are on the 6th position with 37 points. After 23 games played, St. Etienne have ticked 10 wins, 7 draws and 6 losses and have a 33-29 goal difference so far. With 12 goals scored, Khazri is the main scorer for his team. Talking about home matches, St. Etienne is in a good shape, winning 9 of the last 13. Their last 2 games at home have been both losses, 2-1 vs Lyon and 6-3 against Dijon. The hosts will play in a 3 - 4 - 1 - 2 formation, with Diony and Kharzi in attack. Hamouma will be the only missing player, since he is suspended.
Strasbourg have won so far 9 games, checking 8 more draws and 6 defeats. With 35 points, they are on the 9th position, with 39 goals scored and 27 conceded. Having in view the last 5 meetings against St. Etienne, Strasbourg have won just one of them, tickining 3 draws and one loss. In 2 of the last 5 matches in all competitions, the players have scored at least 3 goals. With Mothiba and Ajorque as the main strikers, the team will play with a 3 - 4 - 1 - 2 formation. Saadi, Grimm, Martin and Carole are injured and they will not play tonight.