Pierre-Gabriel will be unavailable after being sent off against Marseille on Sunday.
Bryan Dabo and Léo Lacroix are similarly absent after an accumulations of bookings.
Ole Selnaes will miss the final two matches of 2017 with an ankle injury, but Rémy Cabella and Assane Dioussé are available again.
Stévan Jovetic is Monaco’s only doubt aside from long-term absentees Tielemans and Boschilia.
Monaco played a rotated side in Tuesday’s Coupe de la Ligue win over Caen and should bring back in the likes of Danijel Subasic and Jemerson here.
Radamel Falcao and Thomas Lemar played in midweek, but only from the bench and will be in Leonardo Jardim’s XI here as he seeks to steal a march on fellow top sides Marseille and Lyon ahead of their match on Sunday.
Monaco are undefeated in 33 of their last 37 matches (Ligue 1). Monaco win or draw 1.19
Saint-Etienne have seen under 2.5 goals in their last 7 matches against Monaco in all competitions. Under 2.5 goals 1.95
Saint-Etienne have drawn their last 3 home matches against Monaco in all competitions. Saint-Etienne draw 3.50
There have been over 2.5 goals scored in 5 of Saint-Etienne’s last 6 games (Ligue 1). Over 2.5 goals 1.90
Saint-Etienne have failed to win their last 8 matches (Ligue 1). Saint-Etienne lose or draw 1.19
There have been under 2.5 goals scored in Monaco’s last 3 away games (Ligue 1). Under 2.5 goals 1.95
Saint-Etienne have conceded at least 2 goals in 5 of their last 6 matches (Ligue 1). Over 1.5 goals 1.25
Monaco are undefeated in their last 6 matches against Saint-Etienne in all competitions. Monaco win or draw 1.19
~ This is unlikely to go well for the hosts, whose defensive options are severely curtailed by suspensions and injury.
~ Monaco, on the other hand, seem freed of the pressure of European football, and will be eager to continue their good form domestically, having won three in a row after losses to Paris Saint-Germain and Nantes.
Previous Meetings (Last 6 matches)
FL1 17-05-2017 FT Monaco 2 : 0 Saint-Etienne
FL1 29-10-2016 FT Saint-Etienne 1 : 1 Monaco
FL1 14-02-2016 FT Saint-Etienne 1 : 1 Monaco
FL1 13-12-2015 FT Monaco 1 : 0 Saint-Etienne
FL1 03-04-2015 FT Monaco 1 : 1 Saint-Etienne
FL1 09-11-2014 FT Saint-Etienne 1 : 1 Monaco
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