Strasbourg saves outings against Claremont and Lille in Lorient ... What to remember from the late games of the 19th and 20th days

Strasbourg saves outings against Claremont and Lille in Lorient … What to remember from the late games of the 19th and 20th days

Conservation candidates opposed the elite contenders for Europe, Wednesday, January 19, marking three games late. The Lille-Lorient and Montpellier-Troyes meetings were moved to the 20th day after Covid-19 cases were discovered in the ranks of Breton and Troy. For their part, Strasbourg and Clermont played a late match on the 19th day, which was not held due to weather conditions. Strasbourg and Lille emerged victorious.

Strasbourg flirts with Europe

It’s official, Strasbourg plays in the major leagues today. The Alsatian club beat Clermont (2-0) on behalf of a match late on the 19th which was not played due to fog. It was first Kevin Gameiro who opened the scoring just before the end of the first half, with a nice pass from Jan Iod Ahulu. Le Clermontois C.Then Edric Hountondji saved a shot from Belgardi (77) to give Strasbourg the second goal.

With five wins in their last six matches (against one defeat, against Marseille on December 12), Julien Stéphane’s players are now fourth in the standings, just two points behind Marseille. It has been almost fifteen years since the Alsatians reached this position in the French League.

Clermont, for his part, once again showed his offensive limits in this match (shot on target) and has yet to find the net in 2022. Pascal Justin No They have won only one of their last 11 Ligue 1 matches (2 draws and 8 defeats) and they are currently 17th.

Lil surfs its dynamics

Lille continues his unbeaten run. Jocelyn Jorvink’s players showed no mercy at home against Lorient (3-1), thanks to Isak’s first professional goal. Lihaji (X), then Moritz Jeans (XIX, CSC) and Rinildo send (30e). The loser has not lost in ten matches (six wins and four draws) and his defeat in Paris on October 29 (1-2). This new victory allows Lille to move only two points from the European places and consolidate his place in the middle of the classification (ninth), ahead of Nantes.

For his part, Lorient, who started the game well, is struggling painfully to survive in the Ligue 1 and has not won a single match since September 22 at home against Nice (1-0).

Montpellier missed the goal

The people of Montpellier were denied their coach Olivier Dall’Auglio, who tested positive for the Covid-19 virus, and failed to find the solution at home against Troyes and lost one goal to zero. A bad deal for the MHSC team, who had the opportunity to return to equal points with Stade Rennais (5th place, 38 points). They fall to ninth place, three points behind the European seats.

But the misfortune of some is the happiness of others. Thanks to that success, Troyes finally got some air and signed a second win in ten matches. Above all, the Trojans climbed to fifteenth place, three points off the first hurdle.

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