Bastia beats Niort 2-0 on Saturday

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 beats Niort 2-0 on Saturday

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%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 57 Ball Possession 43
Shots
  • 7 Total 7
  • 3 On Target 2
  • 4 Off Target 2
  • 0 Shots blocked 3
  • 106 Attack 83
  • 53 Dangerous attack 60
  • 0 Ball safe 0
  • 0 Penalties 1
  • 3 Corners 3
  • 4 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 10 Total 13
  • 3 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

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.

Cards

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).

Match Timeline

Benjamin Santelli(goal)S. Salles Lamonge
14'
34'
Benjamin Santelli- Yellow
34'
43'
57'
60'
60'
60'
64'
71'
75'
82'
83'
90'
90'
Tom Ducrocq- Yellow
90'
90'

Standings

Standings
Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5

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.

Next matches

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
G
Thomas Vincensini 16.France
7.6
D
Y. Bocognano 15.France
7.1
D
Lloyd Palun 23.Gabon
6.8
D
Dumè Guidi  6.France
7.1
M
Julien Le Cardinal 26.France
7.2
90' 57'
M
6.5
M
Stephen Quemper 11.France
6.6
M
Tom Ducrocq 25.France
7.9
90'
F
S. Salles-Lamonge 10.France
8.3
82' Goals43'
F
I. Saadi 19.Algeria
6.7
64'
F
7.2
90' 34' Goals14'
Substitutes
G
Johny Placide 30.Haiti
D
Joris Sainati 28.France
90'
D
D
Kylian Kaïboue 20.France
M
Amine Talal 14.Morocco
7.0
82'
F
Kevin Schur 8.France
6.7
64'
F
C. Ben 18.Tunisia
90'

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 (7.6), Lloyd Palun (6.8), Yohan Bocognano (7.1), Dominique Guidi (7.1), Julien Le Cardinal (7.2), Christophe Vincent (6.5), Tom Ducrocq (7.9), Stephen Quemper (6.6), Sebastian Salles-Lamonge (8.3), Idriss Saadi (6.7) and Benjamin Santelli (7.2).

The home team had on the bench: Joris Sainati, Kevin Schur (6.7), Amine Talal (7.0), Anthony Roncagua, Chaouki Ben Saada, Kylian Kaiboue and Johny Placide.

Substitutions

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 is (8.3) with 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
G
Quentin Braat 30.France
6.1
D
Ibrahima Conté 4.Guinea
6.0
D
Joris Moutachy 29.Martinique
6.2
D
Guy-Marcelin Kilama 5.Cameroon
6.4
D
7.0
D
Darlin Yongwa 3.Cameroon
6.4
60'
M
Moataz Zemzemi 7.Tunisia
7.0
M
Y. Cassubie 33.France
7.1
83'
M
Samy Benchama 26.France
6.4
F
Joseph Mendes 12.Guinea-Bissau
5.5
34'
F
6.5
60'
Substitutes
G
J. Louchet 40.France
D
L. Vallier 21.France
6.6
60'
M
T. Lebeau 23.France
6.1
83' 90'
M
Brahima Doukansy 19.France
F
Y. Merdji 20.France
6.8
60' 75'
F
Bilal Boutobba 10.France
6.5
60'
F
Tyrone Tormin 24.France

Niort started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).

Sébastien Desabre played with: Quentin Braat (6.1), Joris Moutachy (6.2), Bradley Matufueni Mbondo (7.0), Ibrahima Sory Conté (6.0), Guy-Marcelin Kilama (6.4), Darline Zidane Yongwa Ngameni (6.4), Yohan Cassubie (7.1), Samy Benchama (6.4), Moataz Zemzemi (7.0), Ibrahim Sissoko (6.5) and Joseph Mendes (5.5).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Lenny Vallier (6.6), Tom Lebeau (6.1), Yanis Merdji (6.8), Brahima Doukansy, Bilal Boutobba (6.5), Jean Louchet and Tyron Tormin.

Substitutions

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 is (7.1) with 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.​