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Ligue 1: Saint-Étienne defeats Clermont after recovering from a 0-2 deficit

SAINT-ETIENNE. Saint-Étienne had a striking comeback against Clermont.

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SAINT-ETIENNE. Saint-Étienne had a fantastic comeback against Clermont.

The match was held at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard Stadium in Saint-etienne on Sunday and this began at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Pierre Gaillouste with the help of Alexandre Viala and Laurent Coniglio. The 4th official was Abdelatif Kherradji.

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Saint-Étienne was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Clermont that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.

Clermont was more aggressive with 47 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 3 were on target. Even so, Saint-Étienne was capable to find the solution to win this contest.​

Saint-Étienne shot 18 times, 4 on target, 14 off target. On the other side, Clermont shot 12 times, 3 on target, 9 off target.


Saint-Étienne received 1 yellow card (M. Trauco). On the other side, Clermont received 1 yellow card (J. C. Billong).

After this match, Saint-Étienne will have 6 points to stay in the 20th place. On the other side, Clermont will stay with 13 points like Troyes to stay in the 15th place.

Match Events

  • 39'

    M. Trauco

    S. Gabriel

  • 46'

    D. Bouanga

    A. Moueffek

  • 55'

    J. C. Billong

    C. Hountondji

  • 59'

    M. Bayo

  • 64'

    J. Berthomier

    J. Allevinah

  • 67'

    A. Nordin

    Z. Youssouf

  • 69'

    J. C. Billong

  • 70'

    S. Khaoui

    J. Berthomier

  • 70'

    J. Dossou

    E. Rashani

  • 72'

    M. Trauco

  • 78'

    A. Nordin

  • 83'

    I. Ramirez

    L. Douath

  • 87'

    P. Hamel

    M. Bayo

  • 88'

    J. Tell

    J. Allevinah

  • 90'

    J. Krasso

  • 90'

    S. Sow

Next match

In the upcoming Ligue 1 match, Saint-Étienne will play away with Troyes on the 21st of November with a 5-2 head to head statistic in favor of Saint-Étienne (3 draws).

Clermont will host Nice on the 21st of November with a 0-0 head to head record.

Saint-Étienne: Formation and Lineups

Saint-Étienne started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Claude Puel chose to play with the following team: Etienne Green (6.1), Mahdi Camara (7.3), Saïdou Sow (7.2), Timothée Kolodziejczak (6.5), Gabriel Silva (7.0), Zaydou Youssouf (7.2), Lucas Gourna-Douath (6.6), Aimen Moueffek (6.7), Ryad Boudebouz (8.0), Romain Hamouma (6.5) and Wahbi Khazri (6.8).


Saint-Étienne made 4 changes: S. Gabriel for M. Trauco (39′), A. Moueffek for D. Bouanga (46′), Z. Youssouf for A. Nordin (67′) and L. Douath for I. Ramirez (83′).

Top player: Ryad Boudebouz

The player who no doubt impressed Saint-Étienne the most was Ryad Boudebouz even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.0) with 61 passes (77% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 6. He performed 6 crosses.

Clermont: Formation and Lineups

Clermont started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the other side, Pascal Gastien played with: Arthur Desmas (6.8), Akim Zedadka (7.3), Cedric Hountondji (6.6), Florent Ogier (6.6), Vital N’Simba (7.1), Salis Abdul Samed (6.5), Jonathan Iglesias (6.0), Jim Allevinah (7.1), Jason Berthomier (8.1), Elbasan Rashani (7.1) and Mohamed Bayo (7.2).


Clermont made 5 changes: C. Hountondji for J. C. Billong (55′), J. Berthomier for S. Khaoui (70′), E. Rashani for J. Dossou (70′), M. Bayo for P. Hamel (87′) and J. Allevinah for J. Tell (88′).

Top player: Jason Berthomier

The player who no doubt impressed Clermont the most was Jason Berthomier.

His rating is (8.1) with 1 goal, 59 passes (77% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 7. He performed 4 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1

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