The draw saw Paris Saint-Germain move level with their league rivals, and Ranieri will be keen to ensure that they aren't overtaken by Laurent Blanc's outfit.
The Italian boss could recall James Rodriguez, after the Colombia international started on the bench last weekend.
Saint-Etienne have started the domestic campaign in solid fashion, picking up 13 points from their opening eight games.
Possible starting lineups
Monaco: Subasic; Carvalho, Abidal, Kurzawa, Fabinho; Obbadi, Joao Moutinho, Ferreira Carrasco, Ocampos; Falcao, Rodriguez
Saint-Etienne: Ruffier; Clerc, Sall, Ghoulam, Zouma; Cohade, Tabanou, Lemoine, Hamouma; Diomande, Erdinc
Sports Mole says: 3-1