AS Saint-Étienne lost heavily in their derby against OL (5-0). Claude Puel notably made the choice to leave creators like Aouchiche and Boudebouz on the bench at kick-off. But for the technician, none of his players is essential.
“We can redo the match, field another team but I’m not sure that they agree with them. I made decisions about each other’s form, from what I saw in training. There is no savior. If we had essential players, they would be aligned daily “ he blurted out.