FURIANI. Bastia prevails over Niort with a 2-0 win with a goal from S. Salles (43′) and a goal from B. Santelli (14′). Bastia took advantage of its superior ball possession (57%).
J. Mendes squandered a decisive penalty (71′). That would have allowed Niort to draw the match.
The match was played at the Stade Armand-Césari stadium in Furiani on Saturday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The referee was Johan Hamel assisted by Mathieu Grosbost and Hicham Zakrani. The 4th official was Robin Chapapria. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 11.6 degrees Celsius or 52.79 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 87%.
Bastia was in firm control of the ball 57% while Niort was struggling with a 43% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Niort was more pushing with 60 dangerous attacks and 7 shots of which 3 were on target. Nonetheless, Bastia found a way to find the solution to win this match.
Bastia shot 8 times, 3 on target, 4 off target. Regarding the opposition, Niort shot 7 times, 3 on target, 2 off target.
Bastia received 3 yellow cards (J. Le Cardinal, B. Santelli and T. Ducrocq). Regarding the opposition, Niort received 3 yellow cards (Y. Merdji, J. Mendes and T. Lebeau).
After this match, Bastia will have 18 points like Guingamp to hold in the 13th place. On the opposite side, Niort will stay with 21 points like Grenoble Foot 38 to sit in the 9th place.
In the next match in the Ligue 2, Bastia will play away with Paris on the 3rd of December with a 0-0 head to head statistic.
Niort will host Toulouse on the 6th of December with a 3-2 head to head stats in favor of Toulouse (0 draws).
Bastia – Formation
Bastia started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
The manager Régis Brouard decided to play with the following team: Thomas Vincensini, Lloyd Palun , Yohan Bocognano , Dominique Guidi , Julien Le Cardinal , Christophe Vincent , Tom Ducrocq , Stephen Quemper , Sebastian Salles-Lamonge , Idriss Saadi and Benjamin Santelli .
The home team had on the bench: Joris Sainati, Kevin Schur, Amine Talal , Anthony Roncagua, Chaouki Ben Saada, Kylian Kaiboue and Johny Placide.
Bastia made 4 changes: I. Saadi for K. Schur (64′), S. Salles Lamonge for A. Talal (82′), B. Santelli for C. Ben Saada (90′) and J. Le Cardinal for J. Sainati (90′).
Best player: Sebastian Salles-Lamonge
The player that probably impressed the most for Bastia was Sebastian Salles-Lamonge.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 36 passes (72% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 12. He performed 4 crosses.
Niort – Formation
Niort started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).
Sébastien Desabre played with: Quentin Braat, Joris Moutachy , Bradley Matufueni Mbondo , Ibrahima Sory Conté , Guy-Marcelin Kilama , Darline Zidane Yongwa Ngameni , Yohan Cassubie , Samy Benchama , Moataz Zemzemi , Ibrahim Sissoko and Joseph Mendes .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Lenny Vallier, Tom Lebeau , Yanis Merdji , Brahima Doukansy, Bilal Boutobba , Jean Louchet and Tyron Tormin.
Niort made 4 changes: M. Al Zamzamy for L. Vallier (59′), I. Sissoko for Y. Merdji (59′), D. Z. Ngameni for B. Boutobba (60′) and Y. Cassubie for T. Lebeau (83′).
Best player: Yohan Cassubie
The most impressive player for Niort was Yohan Cassubie.
His rating iswith 35 passes (65% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 8 duels out of 14. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligue 2.
- Bastia – Niort – 2-0
- Caen – Paris – 0-1
- Dunkerque – Ajaccio – 0-1
- Le Havre – Amiens SC – 1-1
- Nancy – Rodez – 0-2
- Nîmes – Quevilly Rouen – 2-1
- Pau – Guingamp – 2-0
- Toulouse – Sochaux – 4-1
- Valenciennes – Grenoble Foot 38 – 1-0