Sochaux beats Nîmes 3-1 after recovering from a 0-1 deficit

MONTBéLIARD. Sochaux was capable to reverse the scoreline against Nîmes.

Sochaux beats Nîmes 3-1 after recovering from a 0-1 deficit

MONTBéLIARD. Sochaux succeeded in reverse the scoreline against Nîmes. It was Nîmes to score first with a goal from J. K. Nguessan. Notwithstanding, later Sochaux found the way to turn the tables scoring 3 consecutive goals with T. Mauricio (22′), I. Sissoko (34′) and I. Sissoko (52′). Sochaux capitalized on its superior ball possession (59%).

The match was played at the Stade Auguste-Bonal stadium in Montbéliard on Saturday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Florent Batta who was helped by Gwenaël Pasqualotti and Florian Gonçalves de Araujo. The 4th official was Anthony Ustaritz. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 9.4 degrees Celsius or 48.97 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 75%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 59 Ball Possession 41
Shots
  • 16 Total 12
  • 8 On Target 3
  • 8 Off Target 9
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 96 Attack 70
  • 77 Dangerous attack 40
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 1
  • 2 Off Sides 2
Fouls
  • 15 Total 12
  • 1 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

Sochaux had a superior ball possession 59% while Nîmes was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Sochaux had a more offensive attitude with 77 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 8 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Sochaux won the match​.

Sochaux shot 16 times, 8 on target, 8 off target. On the opposite side, Nîmes shot 12 times, 3 on target, 9 off target.

Cards

Sochaux received 1 yellow card (I. Sissoko). On the other side, Nîmes received 1 yellow card (J. K. Nguessan).

Match Timeline

4'
J. K. Nguessan(goal)J. Thomasen
I. Sissoko- Yellow
20'
T. Mauricio(goal)I. Sissoko
22'
I. Sissoko(goal)A. Kalulu
34'
I. Sissoko(goal)F. Kanoute
52'
Teixeira Maxime- sub ->M. Doumbia
53'
56'
R. Said- sub ->N. Ueda
67'
M. Tchokounte- sub ->M. Kone
67'
L. Delpech- sub ->J. Thomasen
R. Perreira de Sa- sub ->T. Mauricio
70'
76'
J. K. Nguessan- Yellow
76'
E. Omarsson- sub ->P. Pagis
S. Alvero- sub ->R. Ndiaye
80'
H. Tebily- sub ->A. Kalulu
80'

Standings

After playing this match, Sochaux will have 19 points to remain in the 1st place. On the other side, Nîmes will stay with 8 points to sit in the 17th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Ligue 2, Sochaux will play away against Valenciennes on the 1st of October with a 11-8 head to head record in favor of Valenciennes (15 draws).

Sochaux – Formation

Sochaux
G
M. Prévôt 16.France
6.7
D
J. Faussurier 28.France
7.4
D
A. N'Dour 4.Senegal
6.8
D
I. Aaneba 22.France
7.1
D
S. Agouzoul 5.Morocco
7.4
M
T. Mauricio 7.France
7.8
70' Goals22'
M
F. Kanoute 77.Senegal
7.3
M
R. N'Diaye 14.France
6.9
80'
M
7.6
80'
M
M. Doumbia 70.Mali
7.3
53'
F
I. Sissoko 9.France
9.1
20' Goals34', 52'
Substitutes
G
M. Jeannin 30.Algeria
D
V. Ozornwafor 3.Nigeria
D
Y. Armougom 18.France
M
R. Pereira 6.France
7.0
70'
M
S. Alvero 80.France
7.0
80'
F
H. Tebily 27.France
6.4
80'
F
M. Do 11.France
6.8
53'

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

The manager Olivier Guégan decided to play with the following team: Maxence Prévot (6.7), Julien Faussurier (7.4), Ismaël Aaneba (7.1), Saad Agouzoul (7.4), Abdallah Ndour (6.8), Franck Kanouté (7.3), Tony Mauricio (7.8), Aldo Kalulu (7.6), Rassoul Ndiaye (6.9), Moussa Doumbia (7.3) and Ibrahim Sissoko (9.1).

The home team had on the bench: Valentine Ozornwafor, Mehdi Jeannin, Roli Pereira de Sa (7.0), Hermann Tebily (6.4), Skelly Alvero (7.0), Yoël Armougom and Maxime Do Couto (6.8).

Substitutions

Sochaux made 4 changes: M. Doumbia for Teixeira Maxime (53′), T. Mauricio for R. Perreira de Sa (70′), R. Ndiaye for S. Alvero (80′) and A. Kalulu for H. Tebily (80′).

Best player: Ibrahim Sissoko​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Sochaux was Ibrahim Sissoko.

His rating is (9.1) with 2 goals, 25 passes (72% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 11. He performed 3 crosses.

Nîmes – Formation

Nîmes
G
A. Maraval 1.France
6.8
D
K. Guessoum 2.France
7.6
D
M. Durand de 4.France
6.7
D
N. Ueda 5.Japan
6.2
56'
M
S. Sadzoute 3.France
6.8
M
J. Thomasen 14.Denmark
6.8
67'
M
L. Fomba 12.France
6.6
M
N. Kouadio 21.Côte d'Ivoire
6.9
76' Goals4'
M
P. Burner 97.France
7.1
F
M. Koné 65.Senegal
6.5
67'
F
P. Pagis 11.France
6.6
76'
Substitutes
G
L. Dias 16.France
M
R. Said 15.Comoros
6.5
56'
M
L. Delpech 20.France
6.7
67'
F
E. Ómarsson 9.Iceland
6.4
76'
F
M. Tchokounté 18.France
6.2
67'

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

Nicolas Usaï played with: Axel Maraval (6.8), Maël Durand de Gevigney (6.7), Naomichi Ueda (6.2), Kelyan Guessoum (7.6), Patrick Burner (7.1), Jens Jakob Thomasen (6.8), Lamine Fomba (6.6), Jean N’Guessan (6.9), Scotty Sadzoute (6.8), Moussa Koné (6.5) and Pablo Pagis (6.6).

They had on the bench: Rafiki Saïd (6.5), Rayan Nasraoui, Marius Zampa, Elías Már Ómarsson (6.4), Lucas Dias, Leon Delpech (6.7) and Malik Tchokounté (6.2).

Substitutions

Nîmes made 4 changes: N. Ueda for R. Said (56′), M. Kone for M. Tchokounte (67′), J. Thomasen for L. Delpech (67′) and P. Pagis for E. Omarsson (76′).

Best player: Kelyan Guessoum​

The most impressive player for Nîmes was Kelyan Guessoum.

His rating is (7.6) with 39 passes (82% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 8.

Results of the day

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