STRASBOURG. Strasbourg prevails over Clermont 1-0 after A. Thomasson scored just 1 goal (28′). Strasbourg made the most of its better ball possession (56%).
The match was played at the Stade de la Meinau stadium in Strasbourg on Saturday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Benoît Millot with the collaboration of Stephan Luzi and Mohamed Benkemouche. The 4th official was Alexandre Perreau Niel. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 16.5 degrees Celsius or 61.68 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 48%.
Strasbourg had a superior ball possession 56% while Clermont was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Clermont had a more offensive attitude with 34 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 2 were on target. Anyhow, Strasbourg was capable to find the solution to win this contest.
Strasbourg shot 6 times, 4 on target, 2 off target. On the opposite side, Clermont shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target.
Strasbourg received 1 yellow card (D. Lienard). On the opposite side, Clermont received 2 yellow cards (A. Zedadka and A. Seidu).
After this encounter, Strasbourg will have 63 points like Nice to sit in the 5th place. On the other side, Clermont will stay with 36 points to hold in the 16th place.
In the next match in the Ligue 1, Strasbourg will play away against Olympique Marseille on the 21st of May with a 8-0 head to head in favor of Olympique Marseille (6 draws).
Clermont will host Olympique Lyonnais on the 21st of May with a 0-0 head to head stats.
Strasbourg – Formation
Strasbourg started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).
The manager Julien Stéphan decided to play with the following team: .
Strasbourg made 5 changes: J. Bellegarde for J. Aholou (62′), D. Lienard for A. Caci (63′), H. Diallo for L. Ajorque (65′), A. Thomasson for I. Sissoko (86′) and F. Guilbert for K. Fila (90′).
Clermont – Formation
Clermont started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Pascal Gastien played with: .
Clermont made 5 changes: J. Allevinah for J. Dossou (60′), O. Busquets for Y. Magnin (75′), L. Da Cunha for P. Hamel (75′), S. Khaoui for A. Mendy (88′) and M. Bayo for G. Kyei (90′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1.