On the third day of Ligue1 the most surprising result is the defeat of Nice against Clermont. The Rossoneri, despite Ramsey’s good performance, are unable to balance the game after the goal conceded at the start. Auxerre wins away against Montpellier, an away win also for Brest who overcame Angers. Toulouse equalized at home with Lorient, Strasbourg hit Reims.
The collapse of Nice
The game is immediately exciting. Nice started well, and after just three minutes they almost took the lead with a shot from Gouiri that ended up on the post. The hosts – having warned the danger – react and on 6 ‘find the advantage thanks to Khaoui. Clermont plays better, Nice struggles to find the measures and risks being doubled. In the second half the guests played better, the former Juventus player Ramsey almost equalized, but the intervention of the goalkeeper Diaw denied him the joy of the goal. Among the Rossoneri the nervousness begins to surface: the guests finish the game with nine men due to the expulsions of Lemina and Todibo.
Clermont-Nice 1-0 match report and statistics
Strasbourg 1-1 Reims
Balanced game, with the hosts who are unable to capitalize on the goal scored by Djiku in the recovery of the first half. In the second half, the guests drew six minutes from time with Balogun making the most of an assist from Flips.
Strasbourg-Reims 1-1 match report and statistics
First success of the season for Brest who finds three precious points. The guests break the deadlock after just ten minutes with Le Douaron who – on the development of a corner – anticipates everyone and puts behind Bernardoni. Angers try to get back into the game, but remain in ten men due to the expulsion of Sabanovic. At 38 ‘Le Douaron found the goal of doubling by making his personal brace. In the second half the guests spread, finding – always on the development of a corner – even the third goal with Dari. Twenty minutes from the end, the hosts close the gap with Boufal.
Angers-Brest 1-3 scores and statistics
Montpellier 1-2 Auxerre
Auxerre finds a precious victory which matures in the final part of the second half. Montpellier managed the first part of the game better, and went ahead before the interval thanks to a header from Sakho. The game is nervous, Fayad and Niang pay the price and are sent off. The game remains in numerical balance, but the guests manage to find a draw with Nuno Da Costa twenty minutes from the end. The doubling of the guests comes three minutes later on a penalty kick: from the spot, Autret is not wrong. In the final the teams remain in nine: expelled Da Costa and Savanier.
Montpellier-Auxerre 1-2 scoresheet and statistics
Toulouse 2-2 Lorient
Emotions and goals in the match between Toulouse and Lorient. The guests immediately found the goal of the advantage with a free-kick from Lauriente, but Ratao brings the result back into balance close to the half hour. Before the end of the first half, the guests have the opportunity to double, but Moffi misses a penalty kick. In the second half the hosts found the goal of doubling with Dallinga, but in the final Kone restores the balance from the spot.
Toulouse-Lorient 2-2 match report and statistics
Ligue1 results and standings
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