The match will take place in the round 4 of the season 2013-14 Ligue 1 in France. It will be held on August 31 at the Stade Geoffroy Guichard in Saint Etienne.
Saint Etienne finished 5th last season, a place that ensures a spot in the 2013-14 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round. In 9th July this year they played a friendly match against the Germans Wolfsburg ended in a draw 1-1. The last game at the previous season was against those from Lille OSC . The match has ended in a draw 1-1. For Lille OSC Salomon Kalou scored and Romain Hamouma scored the equalizer goal in the second half.
Girondins de Bordeaux , this year , has already begun preparations for the season ahead. On July he met Portuguese team SL Benfica in a friendly match ended in a draw 3-3. For Bordeaux Sertic scored once and twice Saivet and for the other side Lima, Lisandro Lopez and Salvio. Last season, the team finished in 7th place and the last match was played on 26 May 2013 against Evian Thonon Gaillard, a match that had finished with a 2-1 victory by Tidiane Diabate s double.
Matches between the two teams in last season ended indecisively, neither team managed to score. In fact in the last five matches, and here we can add the Coupe de France and Coupe de Ligue, only two games ended victoriously for both teams, with a total of at least 2 goals per game.
Last five matches
AS Saint Etienne
|9 Jul 2013||AS Saint-Etienne 1 – VfL Wolfsburg 1|
|26 May 2013||Lille OSC 1 – AS Saint-Etienne 1|
|18 May 2013||AS Saint-Etienne 2 – Olympique de Marseille 0|
|12 May 2013||FC Lorient 3 – AS Saint-Etienne 1|
|3 May 2013||AS Saint-Etienne 0 – Girondins de Bordeaux 0|
Girondins de Bourdeaux
|31 May 2013||Evian Thonon Gaillard 2 – Girondins de Bordeaux 3|
|26 May 2013||Girondins de Bordeaux 2 – Evian Thonon Gaillard 1|
|18 May 2013||ES Troyes AC 1 – Girondins de Bordeaux 0|
|14 May 2013||ES Troyes AC 1 – Girondins de Bordeaux 2|
|11 May 2013||Girondins de Bordeaux 3 – AS Nancy Lorraine 2|