CLERMONT-FERRAND. Clermont overcomes Lille 1-0 after V. N’Simba scored just 1 goal (32′). Lille lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (57%).
The match was played at the Stade Gabriel Montpied stadium in Clermont-Ferrand on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Eric Wattellier with the assistance of Gwenaël Pasqualotti and Steven Torregrossa. The 4th official was Romain Delpech.
Lille had a strong ball possession 57% while Clermont was struggling with a 43% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Clermont was more aggressive with 63 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Clermont won the match.
Clermont shot 9 times, 4 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, Lille shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target.
Clermont received 1 yellow card (J. Tell). On the other side, Lille received 3 yellow cards (R. Sanches, Xeka and B. Andre).
After playing this contest, Clermont will have 13 points like Nantes to stay in the 11th place. On the other side, Lille will stay with 14 points like Olympique Marseille, Monaco and Lorient to stay in the 9th place.
In the next match in the Ligue 1, Clermont will play away against Nantes on the 23rd of October with a 5-4 head to head stats in favor of Clermont (2 draws).
Lille will host Brest on the 23rd of October with a 6-2 head to head statistic in favor of Lille (1 draw).
Clermont – Formation
Clermont adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Pascal Gastien decided to play with the following team: Arthur Desmas, Akim Zedadka , Cedric Hountondji , Florent Ogier , Vital N’Simba , Salis Abdul Samed , Johan Gastien , Jodel Dossou , Jason Berthomier , Elbasan Rashani and Mohamed Bayo .
The home team had on the bench: Jonathan Iglesias, Arial Mendy, Ouparine Djoco, Jim Allevinah , Pierre-Yves Hamel , Oriol Busquets, Jordan Tell , Karim Mohamed and Alidu Seidu.
Clermont made 4 changes: E. Rashani for J. Allevinah (71′), M. Bayo for P. Hamel (77′), J. Dossou for J. Tell (78′) and J. Berthomier for J. Iglesias (84′).
Best player: Vital N’Simba
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Clermont was Vital N’Simba.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 36 passes (66% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 8. He performed 1 cross.
Lille – Formation
Also Lille adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the other side, Jocelyn Gourvennec played with: Ivo Grbić, Zeki Çelik , José Fonte , Tiago Djaló , Gabriel Gudmundsson , Xeka , Benjamin André , Jonathan Ikoné , Renato Sanches , Jonathan Bamba and Timothy Weah .
They had on the bench: Jérémy Pied, Jonathan David, Isaac Lihadji, Yusuf Yazıcı , Amadou Onana , Domagoj Bradarić , Cheikh Niasse, Angel Gomes and Adam Jakubech.
Lille made 5 changes: R. Sanches for Y. Yazici (60′), B. Andre for A. Onana (60′), G. Gudmundsson for D. Bradaric (71′), T. Weah for J. David (71′) and J. Ikone for A. Gomes (81′).
Best player: Xeka
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Lille was Xeka.
His rating iswith 57 passes (75% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 7. He performed 7 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1.