Stadium: Stade Taieb Mhiri
Time: 24.09.2023, 05:30 PM
CS Sfaxien will host Esperance ST at the Stade Taieb Mhiri on Sunday. This fiercely contested encounter has witnessed less than two goals in fifteen of their previous sixteen matches.Get Your Registration Bonus!
Last four games: WWWL
For the first time this season, CS Sfaxien failed to get a goal or win as they were narrowly beaten by ES Metlaoui on the road. Before then, CS Sfaxien were on three games of unbeaten runs, scoring six times without conceding.
The Arabian Juventus have produced wonderful results this season; however, they have only played against average opponents.
CS Sfaxien relied so much on their home support to secure points in this competition; however, we expect a more positive approach from them this season.
Last three games: WDW
The Gold and Blood are unbeaten this season but have been very poor, considering the quality of their squad. Even though they won two of their last three games, Esperance ST have struggled in those encounters. Their opening game ended in a (1-0) victory over newly promoted Avenir La Marsa; they shared the spoils against the winless US Tataouine on the road. More recently, they fought tooth and nail to win in front of their home fans in a (3-2) victory over ES Metlaoui.
Esperance ST had a terrible season as they failed to retain the Tunisian League and were knocked out of the CAF Champions League. Esperance ST finished in the second spot with six points below Etoile du Sahel at the top of the Tunisian league table.
Taraji have won just once on the road in their last seven matches, and their only victory was against a struggling US Tataouine.
Expert Betting Tips
Over their previous twenty meetings, Esperance ST have won eight while CS Sfaxien have recorded five victories and seven games ending in a share of the spoils. Since 2020, the home side has either won or drawn in this fixture. Esperance ST are one of the richest teams in Africa and have spent heavily in the summer. However, they are yet to blend, and it’s taking forever to play as a team. On the contrary, CS Sfaxien are one of the best defensive sides in the division and have managed to concede once this season. The home side are very tactical, especially against top sides like their opponent, and we believe they stand a better chance here. Bet on a home win or draw for 1.70.
We expect fewer goals here as this fixture doesn’t guarantee goals; bet on a total under 2.5 goals for 1.44.
We expect both sides to settle for a halftime draw for 1.82.