MONTBéLIARD. Sochaux snatched a late win Grenoble Foot 38 1-0 after A. Kalulu scored just 1 goal (88′). Sochaux capitalized on its better ball possession (58%).
The match was played at the Stade Auguste-Bonal stadium in Montbéliard on Saturday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Nicolas Rainville with the help of Stephan Pignatelli and Bertrand Corcuff. The 4th official was Valentin Cardon. The weather was rainy. The temperature was cold at 11.7 degrees Celsius or 52.97 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 80%.
- 58 Ball Possession 42
- 18 Total 7
- 4 On Target 3
- 9 Off Target 3
- 5 Shots blocked 1
- 105 Attack 94
- 96 Dangerous attack 35
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 0 Penalties 0
- 9 Corners 1
- 12 Total 22
- 2 Yellow Cards 4
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 3
Sochaux had a superior ball possession 58% while Grenoble Foot 38 was struggling with a 42% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Sochaux was more pushing with 96 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Sochaux won the match.
Sochaux shot 18 times, 4 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, Grenoble Foot 38 shot 7 times, 3 on target, 3 off target.
Sochaux received 2 yellow cards (Rassoul Ndiaye and Franck Kanouté). Talking about the opposition, Grenoble Foot 38 received 4 yellow cards (Manuel Perez, Brice Maubleu, Pape Meïssa Ba and Abdoulie Sanyang).
After this match, Sochaux will have 49 points to remain in the 3rd place. On the other side, Grenoble Foot 38 will stay with 41 points to hold in the 7th place.
In the next match in the Ligue 2, Sochaux will host Pau on the 15th of April with a 3-0 head to head record in favor of Sochaux (2 draws).
Grenoble Foot 38 will play away agasint Laval on the 8th of April with a 2-2 head to head record.
Sochaux – Formation
Sochaux started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
The manager Olivier Guégan decided to play with the following team: Maxence Prévot, Julien Faussurier , Ismaël Aaneba , Saad Agouzoul , Yoël Armougom , Damien Le Tallec , Jodel Dossou , Skelly Alvero , Rassoul Ndiaye , Moussa Doumbia and Aldo Kalulu .
The home team had on the bench: Tony Mauricio, Abdallah Ndour , Mehdi Jeannin, Valentin Henry, Ibrahim Sissoko , Eliezer Mayenda and Franck Kanouté .
Sochaux made 5 changes: Jodel Dossou for Tony Mauricio (55′), Damien Le Tallec for Ibrahim Sissoko (56′), Rassoul Ndiaye for Franck Kanouté (71′), Moussa Doumbia for Eliezer Mayenda Dossou (72′) and Yoël Armougom for Abdallah Ndour (77′).
Best player: Skelly Alvero
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Sochaux was Skelly Alvero even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.
His rating iswith 51 passes (86% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 21 duels out of 26.
Grenoble Foot 38 – Formation
Grenoble Foot 38 started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Vincent Hognon played with: Brice Maubleu, Mamadou Diarra , Adrien Monfray , Allan Tchaptchet , Mathys Tourraine , Manuel Perez , Jessy Benet , Jordan Tell , Saikou Touray , Abdoulie Sanyang and Pape Meissa Ba .
These were the players on the bench: Loris Néry, Philip Okardi, Mamadou Diop, Gaëtan Paquiez, Joris Correa, Bachirou Yaméogo and Abiezer Jeno.
Grenoble Foot 38 made 2 changes: Saikou Touray for Jekob Jeno (89′) and Manuel Perez for Joris Correa (90′).
Best player: Mathys Tourraine
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Grenoble Foot 38 was Mathys Tourraine.
His rating iswith 24 passes (79% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 11 duels out of 19.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligue 2.
- Le Havre – Saint-Étienne – 2-2
- Paris – Bastia – 0-1
- Caen – Valenciennes – 2-1
- Dijon – Pau – 0-1
- Niort – Laval – 3-2
- Amiens SC – Rodez – 1-3
- Sochaux – Grenoble Foot 38 – 1-0
- Annecy – Guingamp – 1-1
- Quevilly Rouen – Metz – 1-2
- Bordeaux – Nîmes – 1-0