Le Havre conquers Nîmes 3-1 with 3 goals from Q. Cornette

LE HAVRE. Le Havre beat Nîmes 3-1 thanks to Q. Cornette who scored in the 61st, 90th and 90th minute.

Le Havre conquers Nîmes 3-1 with 3 goals from Q. Cornette

LE HAVRE. Le Havre overcome Nîmes 3-1 thanks to Q. Cornette who scored in the 61st, 90th and 90th minute. It was Nîmes to score first with a goal from Lamine Fomba. However, later Le Havre found the way to turn the tables scoring 3 consecutive goals with Quentin Cornette (61′), Axel Maraval (84′) and Quentin Cornette (90′). Le Havre was unquestionably better in terms of ball possession (63%) and that was among the factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Stade Océane stadium in Le Havre on Friday and it started at 8:45 pm local time. The referee was Benjamin Lepaysant assisted by Ludovic Zmyslony and Quentin Guidou. The 4th official was Renaud Potier. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 8.5 degrees Celsius or 47.32 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 87%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 63 Ball Possession 37
Shots
  • 9 Total 9
  • 4 On Target 3
  • 5 Off Target 6
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 63 Attack 60
  • 67 Dangerous attack 51
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 4 Corners 2
  • 1 Off Sides 2
Fouls
  • 28 Total 21
  • 2 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

Le Havre had a strong ball possession 63% while Nîmes was struggling with a 37% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Le Havre had a more offensive attitude with 67 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Le Havre won the match​.

Le Havre shot 9 times, 4 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, Nîmes shot 9 times, 3 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

Le Havre received 2 yellow cards (Check Oumar Diakité and J. Casimir). On the other side, Nîmes received 3 yellow cards (Lamine Fomba, Yassine Benrahou and Axel Maraval).

Match Timeline

Cheik Oumar Diakite- Yellow
49'
50'
Lamine Fomba(goal)Rafiki Saïd
Quentin Cornette- sub ->Elies Mahmoud
56'
Amir Richardson- sub ->Check Oumar Diakité
56'
58'
Lamine Fomba- Yellow
Quentin Cornette(goal)Yassine Kechta
61'
Jamal Thiaré- sub ->Y. Kitala
64'
65'
Yassine Benrahou- sub ->Pablo Pagis
70'
Yassine Benrahou- Yellow
Josue Casimir- Yellow
70'
77'
Malik Tchokounté- sub ->Moussa Koné
Quentin Cornette(own-goal)
84'
85'
Rafiki Said Ahamada- Yellow
87'
Nicolas Benezet- sub ->Thibaut Vargas
Quentin Cornette(goal)A. Joujou
90'
Quentin Cornette(goal)A. Joujou
90'

Standings

Standings
Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5

After this match, Le Havre will have 42 points to sit in the 1st place. On the other side, Nîmes will stay with 16 points to sit in the 19th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Ligue 2, Le Havre will play away with Bordeaux on the 31st of January with a 3-2 head to head record in favor of Bordeaux (0 draws).

Le Havre – Formation

Le Havre
G
M. Gorgelin 1.France
6.4
D
G. Lloris 4.France
6.8
D
C. Operi 27.France
6.7
D
A. Sangante 93.Senegal
7.2
D
N. Mbemba 18.France
7.3
M
V. Lekhal 22.Algeria
7.7
M
Y. Kechta 8.Morocco
7.4
M
C. Diakite 6.France
6.2
56' 49'
M
J. Casimir 23.France
6.9
81' 70'
M
E. Mahmoud 28.France
6.1
56'
F
Y. Kitala 9.France
6.3
64'
Substitutes
G
M. Kone 16.France
D
O. El 17.Morocco
D
T. Kongolo 15.Netherlands
M
A. Richardson 24.France
6.2
56'
F
J. Thiaré 14.Senegal
6.4
64'
F
Q. Cornette 11.France
7.7
56' Goals61', 84', 90', 90'

Le Havre started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

The manager Luka Elsner decided to play with the following team: Mathieu Gorgelin (6.4), Nolan Mbemba (7.3), Arouna Sangante (7.2), Gautier Lloris (6.8), Christopher Operi (6.7), Victor Lekhal (7.7), Elies Mahmoud (6.1), Yassine Kechta (7.4), Check Oumar Diakité (6.2), Josué Casimir (6.9) and Yann Kitala (6.3).

The home team had on the bench: Antoine Joujou, Jamal Thiaré (6.4), Quentin Cornette (7.7), Oualid El Hajjam, Terence Kongolo, Mohamed Kone and Amir Richardson (6.2).

Substitutions

Le Havre made 4 changes: Elies Mahmoud for Quentin Cornette (56′), Check Oumar Diakité for A. Richardson (56′), Y. Kitala for Jamal Thiaré (64′) and J. Casimir for A. Joujou (81′).

Best player: Quentin Cornette​

The player that probably impressed the most for Le Havre was Quentin Cornette.

His rating is (7.7) with 1 goal, 14 passes (71% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 6. He performed 1 cross.

His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 56′.

Nîmes – Formation

Nîmes
G
A. Maraval 1.France
5.5
D
P. Burner 97.France
6.8
D
K. Guessoum 2.France
6.4
D
M. Durand de 4.France
7.0
D
N. Djiga 19.Burkina Faso
6.6
M
T. Vargas 8.France
6.3
87'
M
L. Fomba 12.France
7.4
58' Goals50'
M
N. Kouadio 21.Côte d'Ivoire
6.4
M
R. Said Ahamada 15.Comoros
6.1
85'
M
P. Pagis 11.France
6.6
65'
F
M. Koné 65.Senegal
6.7
77'
Substitutes
G
L. Dias 16.France
D
S. Sadzoute 3.France
6.1
D
B. Poulain 6.France
M
Y. Benrahou 22.France
6.2
65' 70'
M
L. Delpech 20.France
M
N. Benezet 10.France
6.2
87'
F
M. Tchokounté 18.France
6.4
77'

Nîmes started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Frédéric Bompard played with: Axel Maraval (5.5), Kelyan Guessoum (6.4), Maël Durand de Gevigney (7.0), Nasser Djiga (6.6), Patrick Burner (6.8), Lamine Fomba (7.4), Jean N’Guessan (6.4), Thibault Vargas (6.3), Pablo Pagis (6.6), Rafiki Saïd (6.1) and Moussa Koné (6.7).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Scotty Sadzoute (6.1), Yassine Benrahou (6.2), Lucas Dias, Benoît Poulain, Malik Tchokounté (6.4), Leon Delpech and Nicolas Benezet (6.2).

Substitutions

Nîmes made 3 changes: Pablo Pagis for Yassine Benrahou (65′), Moussa Koné for Malik Tchokounté (77′) and Thibaut Vargas for Nicolas Benezet (87′).

Best player: Lamine Fomba​

The most impressive player for Nîmes was Lamine Fomba.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 39 passes (84% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 10.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Ligue 2.​