Auxerre recovers a 0-1 deficit to defeat Le Havre 2-1

LE HAVRE. Auxerre was able to turn the tables against Le Havre to win 2-1.

Auxerre recovers a 0-1 deficit to defeat Le Havre 2-1

LE HAVRE. Auxerre managed to reverse the score against Le Havre to win 2-1. It was Le Havre to strike first with a goal of P. I. Ba at the 15′. Then it was a goal in the 54′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, G. Charbonier gave the win to Auxerre in the 66′ minute.

Auxerre remained with 10 players after Jubal received a double yellow card in the 61′. Anyway, Auxerre still managed to win this encounter competing only in 10​.

The match was played at the Stade Océane stadium in Le Havre on Saturday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Nicolas Rainville with the assistance of Stephan Pignatelli and Bertrand Corcuff. The 4th official was Loïc L’Henoret. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 13.5 degrees Celsius or 56.32 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 94%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 45 Ball Possession 55
  • 8 Total 21
  • 3 On Target 7
  • 5 Off Target 14
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 72 Attack 117
  • 63 Dangerous attack 98
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 4 Corners 3
  • 6 Off Sides 3
  • 7 Total 8
  • 2 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 1
  • 5 Substitutions 2

Ball possession

Auxerre had a superior ball possession 55% while Le Havre was struggling with a 45% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Auxerre was putting more pressure with 98 dangerous attacks and 21 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Auxerre won the match.​

Le Havre shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, Auxerre shot 21 times, 7 on target, 14 off target.


Le Havre received 2 yellow cards (A. Bonnet and P. I. Ba). Regarding the opposition, Auxerre received 2 yellow cards (T. Pellenard and Jubal).

Also, Auxerre didn’t end the match with 11 players after Jubal (Auxerre) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (61′).

Match Timeline

P. I. Ba(goal)J. Thiare
A. Bonnet- Yellow
T. Pellenard- Yellow
P. I. Ba- Yellow
Jubal- Yellow
G. Hein(goal)G. Charbonier
G. Charbonier(goal)
G. Lloris- sub ->M. Autret
Y. Gomes- sub ->P. I. Ba
J. Fontaine- sub ->A. Richardson
M. A. Ben- sub ->A. Wahid
S. Toure- sub ->A. Sangante
N. Alioui- sub ->Q. Cornette
G. Perrin- sub ->G. Hein


Last 5

After this match, Le Havre will stay with 50 points like Caen to remain in the 8th place. Talking about the opposition, Auxerre will have 71 points to hold in the 3rd place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Ligue 2, Le Havre will play away with Guingamp on the 14th of May with a 8-4 head to head record in favor of Le Havre (6 draws).

Auxerre will host Amiens SC on the 14th of May with a 5-0 head to head in favor of Auxerre (2 draws).

Le Havre – Formation

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

The manager Paul Le Guen decided to play with the following team: .

Le Havre could not rely on the presence of S. Toure (injured).


Le Havre made 5 changes: P. I. Ba for Y. Gomes (74′), A. Richardson for J. Fontaine (74′), A. Wahid for M. A. Ben (74′), A. Sangante for S. Toure (82′) and Q. Cornette for N. Alioui (82′).

Auxerre – Formation

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

Jean-Marc Furlan played with: .


Auxerre made 2 changes: M. Autret for G. Lloris (67′) and G. Hein for G. Perrin (83′).

Results of the day

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