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USM Alger are the guests at Stade 8 Mai 1945 on Tuesday for the Ligue Professionnelle 1 meeting with home side Sétif.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Sétif v USM Alger match are shown here - along with the latest match odds.
Sétif will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following a 1-0 Ligue Professionnelle 1 success against Kabylie.
It has not been often in recent games where Sétif have kept a clean sheet. In fact, Sétif have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 9 goals along the way. We shall soon find out if that trend can be continued on here.
USM Alger will go into the encounter following on from a 2-1 Ligue Professionnelle 1 win versus Belouizdad in their previous match.
Looking at their form, and USM Alger have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 9 goals in total. At the back, USM Alger certainly have room for improvement.
Head to head
Looking at their past head to head meetings dating back to 28/11/2020 shows that Sétif have won 3 of these and USM Alger 1, with the number of drawn matches being 2.
An aggregate of 12 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 8 of them from El Kahla and 4 being from Ouled El Bahdja. That is an average goals per game value of 2.
The previous league match featuring the two was Ligue Professionnelle 1 match day 22 on 08/04/2023 which finished with the scoreline of Sétif 1-0 USM Alger.
Team News: Sétif
The Sétif boss Kheirredine Madoui will be grateful to have no fitness worries whatsoever before this match thanks to a fully healthy group available to choose from.
Team News: USM Alger
Owing to a fully healthy squad to choose from, the USM Alger boss does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever before this clash.
We believe that USM Alger could find themselves struggling to score goals against this Sétif lineup who we think should score & stay on top.
We’re therefore predicting a narrow 1-0 victory for Sétif at the end of the 90 minutes.
Let’s see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade 8 Mai 1945 (25,000)
Chairman: Hacène Hemmar
Manager: Kheirredine Madoui
Competitions: Ligue Professionnelle 1 position 12