Toulouse recovers a 0-1 deficit to prevail over Nîmes 2-1

TOULOUSE. Toulouse found a way to reverse the scoreline against Nîmes to win 2-1.

Toulouse recovers a 0-1 deficit to prevail over Nîmes 2-1

TOULOUSE. Toulouse was able to reverse the score against Nîmes to win 2-1. It was Nîmes to strike first with a goal of A. Briancon at the 25′. Then it was a goal in the 49′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, D. Genreau gave the win to Toulouse in the 78′ minute. Toulouse was unquestionably superior in terms of ball possession (67%) and that was among the factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Stadium de Toulouse (Toulouse) stadium in Toulouse on Saturday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Jérôme Miguelgorry with the help of Manuela Nicolosi and François Boudikian. The 4th official was Lakhdar El Bedoui. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 21 degrees Celsius or 69.78 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 46%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 67 Ball Possession 33
  • 20 Total 5
  • 7 On Target 4
  • 13 Off Target 1
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 116 Attack 73
  • 116 Dangerous attack 30
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 15 Corners 2
  • 10 Total 13
  • 1 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
  • 4 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Toulouse had a superior ball possession 67% while Nîmes was struggling with a 33% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Toulouse was putting more pressure with 116 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Toulouse won the match​.

Toulouse shot 20 times, 7 on target, 13 off target. On the opposite side, Nîmes shot 5 times, 4 on target, 1 off target.


Toulouse received 1 yellow card (S. Spierings). On the other side, Nîmes received 1 yellow card (L. Fomba).

Match Timeline

A. Briancon(goal)Y. Benrahou
S. Spierings- Yellow
L. Fomba- Yellow
A. Onaiwu(goal)R. Ratao
S. Sadzoute- sub ->E. Omarsson
M. Mbow- sub ->A. Briancon
P. Burner- sub ->G. Paquiez
D. Genreau- sub ->B. Dejaegere
D. Genreau(goal)
L. Delpech- sub ->Y. Benrahou
L. Delpech- sub ->N. Eliasson
J. Flemmings- sub ->A. Onaiwu
Y. Begraoui- sub ->R. Ratao
N. Skytta- sub ->N. Ngoumou


Last 5

After playing this match, Toulouse will have 79 points to remain in the 1st place. Talking about the opposition, Nîmes will stay with 49 points to remain in the 9th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Ligue 2, Toulouse will play away with Ajaccio on the 14th of May with a 7-3 head to head in favor of Toulouse (4 draws).

Nîmes will host Bastia on the 14th of May with a 2-1 head to head statistic in favor of Nîmes (2 draws).

Toulouse – Formation

Toulouse started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Philippe Montanier decided to play with the following team: .


Toulouse made 4 changes: B. Dejaegere for D. Genreau (75′), A. Onaiwu for J. Flemmings (88′), R. Ratao for Y. Begraoui (88′) and N. Ngoumou for N. Skytta (88′).

Nîmes – Formation

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

Nicolas Usaï played with: .


Nîmes made 5 changes: E. Omarsson for S. Sadzoute (60′), A. Briancon for M. Mbow (70′), G. Paquiez for P. Burner (70′), Y. Benrahou for L. Delpech (81′) and N. Eliasson for L. Delpech (81′).

Results of the day

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