The Algerian miss this time his free kick attempt, which flies into the stands of Saint-Symphorien.
Centonze gets a good free kick, not far from the position where Boulaya opened the scoring.
This match is decidedly damaged after the Lorraine striker is the victim of a collision with Moueffek. But he can quickly replace himself.
After Neyou at the start of the match, it is MaÃ¯ga who must give up her place due to injury, replaced by Pajot.
Taking advantage of an error by Kouyaté, the Tunisian entered the box but only found the foot of the Metz goalkeeper on his trajectory! The double was very close.
Despite only one shot on each side and little opportunity, this bottom-of-the-table game offers very little rest. ASSE has clear possession of the ball but FC Metz plays against it thoroughly.
His cross on the left side found only an opposing defender in front of Khazri, but the referee ordered a goal clearance.
The Metz midfielder stings his head too much on this Boulaya corner. It went sharply past Green’s goal.
The Metz scorer remains on the ground while the Saint-Etienne defender collects a warning for a foul at the start of a counter action.
Ms. Frappart does not flinch after the limited contact between Sow and Niane in the Greens’ box …
Silva, Nadé, Ramirez are warming up at the edge of the lawn as ASSE has looked much better for the past few minutes.
MaÃ§on’s cross seemed easy for the Algerian goalkeeper but he grabbed the ball in two stages, at the edge of the repair area.
TO?? the image of this equalizer from Saint-Etienne, the two teams are responding without stopping in this start of the match. Oukidja captures the corner of the Greens, Metz goes against but then loses possession.
The Saint-Etienne defender is fouled on De PrÃ © ville on the right, at the edge of the repair area. Another dangerous free kick for Boulaya.
Saint-Etienne is already back in the match thanks to the talent of Khazri, who sees Oukidja advanced and takes his chance in his camp, just before the central circle. One of the goals of the season without a doubt!
De Preville swamps to the right side but his cross is blocked and comes back to Green.
The striker had already scored a similar free kick last season against the Greens, at the end of October and early in the game.
The number 10 Garnet flawed his shot from the right at 25 yards, when Green arguably could have done better. The Greens are already led!
He replaces Neyou, who came out supported by two members of the staff, after this contact with Kouyaté on the Metz corner.
The young Greens midfielder seems to be suffering in his repair area. The intervention of the medical staff does nothing, he should give up his place after being stepped on.
Boulaya takes charge of hitting him but only finds Green’s gloves, all in green this afternoon.
First acceleration of the match for the Saint-Etienne midfielder, in the center. But its transmission to Nordin does not find a taker.
Khazri kicks off this game of all dangers between the penultimate and the last of Ligue 1!
As a reminder, Green supporters are banned from the stadium until November 17 following the incidents against Angers. The visitor parking lot will therefore remain empty this afternoon.
The actors are in the hallway of the stadium and are about to set foot on the lawn. The kick-off is imminent in Metz.
The Lorraine have not won any of their last 13 home games in Ligue 1 (4 draws, 9 losses), the worst elite total and worst series in club history.
The Greens have just come out of the tunnel and tread the lawn of the Saint-Symphorien stadium. The kick-off will be given in less than 30 minutes.
Saint-Etienne has lost its last 3 Ligue 1 matches in Metz. But he never made the pass of 4 in Lorraine.
The Metz coach has already beaten Saint-Etienne 13 times in Ligue 1, the most successful opponent for him. But at the same time, the Saint-Etienne have a total of 55 victories over FC Metz in the French championship.
Holder during the first 10 days, Pape Sarr is again a substitute, as against Lens last weekend (1-4). Messin’s midfield will thus be made up of Ndoram and MaÃ¯ga.
Uruguayan rookie Ignacio Ramirez will start the game again on the bench, to the benefit of Nordin and Khazri. The 24-year-old center-forward only had one tenure with the Greens on September 18 against Bordeaux (1-2). He has never scored in Ligue 1 yet.
Besides Moukoudi and Trauco, still injured, Claude Puel will be able to count on his entire workforce this afternoon. For his part, FrÃ © dÃ © ric Antonetti will be deprived of Cabit, NiakatÃ © and Joseph, all three also injured.
Red lantern of Ligue 1 with 5 small points taken in 11 days, ASSE is still waiting for its first victory of the season. Opposite, the Garnets have won only once in 2021-2022 and with 6 points, they will have to avoid the defeat so as not to end up last. The struggle for maintenance is already at the heart of this poster.
Welcome to our live commentary to follow the match between FC Metz and AS Saint-Etienne live. The two teams occupy the last two places in the championship before this 12th day. The match will start at 5 p.m. at the Saint-Symphorien stadium.