LAVAL. Laval tops Valenciennes 1-0 after M. Baudry scored just 1 goal (39′). Valenciennes was definitely better in terms of ball possession (66%).
Laval remained in 9 people redcard B. Goncalves (17′ for a red card) and Y. Tavares (34′ for a red card) were sent off.
The match was played at the Stade Francis Le Basser stadium in Laval on Saturday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Benjamin Lepaysant with the collaboration of Stephan Luzi and Eric Danizan. The 4th official was Maxime Jamet. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 12.1 degrees Celsius or 53.73 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 84%.
Valenciennes was in firm control of the ball 66% while Laval was struggling with a 34% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Valenciennes was more pushing with 122 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 5 were on target. Anyhow, Laval succeeded in find the solution to win this match.
Laval shot 12 times, 4 on target, 8 off target. Talking about the opposition, Valenciennes shot 18 times, 5 on target, 13 off target.
Laval received 1 yellow card (J. Maggiotti). Talking about the opposition, Valenciennes received 1 yellow card (J. Berthomier).
After playing this match, Laval will have 20 points like Guingamp and Paris to hold in the 10th place. Regarding the opposition, Valenciennes will stay with 23 points like Caen and Amiens SC to remain in the 6th place.
Laval – Formation
Laval started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Olivier Frapolli decided to play with the following team: Maxime Hautbois, Yasser Balde , Yohan Tavares , Bryan Goncalves , Anthony Gonçalves , Sam Sanna , Jimmy Roye , Julien Maggiotti , Edson Seidou , Geoffray Durbant and Zakaria Naidji .
The home team had on the bench: Dembo Sylla, Theo Chatelain, Jordan Adeoti, Rémy Duterte, Kevin Tapoko , Kader N’Chobi and Marvin Baudry .
Laval made 4 changes: G. Durbant for M. Baudry (36′), Z. Naidji for Y. N’Chobi (64′), J. Maggiotti for J. Adeoti (78′) and J. Roye for K. Tapoko (78′).
Best player: Marvin Baudry
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Laval was Marvin Baudry.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 5 passes (80% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 1 duel out of 1.
His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 36′.
Valenciennes – Formation
Valenciennes started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Nicolas Rabuel played with: Gautier Larsonneur, Allan Linguet , Mathieu Debuchy , Joffrey Cuffaut , Quentin Lecoeuche , Noah Diliberto , Jonathan Buatu-Mananga , Mathis Picouleau , Jason Berthomier , Ugo Bonnet and Ilyes Hamache .
These were the players on the bench: Hillel Konaté, Floyd Ayité, Aeron Zinga , Florian Martin , Matteo Rabuel, Madou Toure and Marius Noubissi .
Valenciennes made 5 changes: I. Hamache for M. Noubissi (61′), J. Berthomier for F. Martin (61′), A. Linguet for F. Ayite (62′), M. Picouleau for A. Zinga (67′) and N. Diliberto for M. Toure (76′).
Best player: Quentin Lecoeuche
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Valenciennes was Quentin Lecoeuche.
His rating iswith 56 passes (85% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 8. He performed 10 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligue 2.