Le Havre surprises Annecy with a 2-0 win

LE HAVRE. Le Havre had a surprising win over Annecy with a 2-0 win with a penalty scored by N. Alioui (74') and a goal from Q. Cornette (83').

Le Havre surprises Annecy with a 2-0 win

LE HAVRE. Le Havre had a surprising win over Annecy with a 2-0 win with a penalty scored by N. Alioui (74′) and a goal from Q. Cornette (83′). Le Havre was surely better in terms of ball possession (68%) and that was among the factors of its victory.​

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 Guillaume Paradis with the support of Quentin Guidou and Nicolas Durand. The 4th official was Aurélien Grizon. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 14.5 degrees Celsius or 58.12 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 62%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 68 Ball Possession 32
Shots
  • 12 Total 3
  • 5 On Target 0
  • 7 Off Target 3
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 103 Attack 84
  • 52 Dangerous attack 50
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 1 Penalties 0
  • 2 Corners 5
  • 5 Off Sides 2
Fouls
  • 15 Total 14
  • 2 Yellow Cards 5
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 1
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

Le Havre was in firm control of the ball 68% while Annecy was struggling with a 32% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Le Havre was more aggressive with 52 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 5 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Le Havre won the match​.

Le Havre shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Annecy shot 3 times, 0 on target, 3 off target.

Cards

Le Havre received 2 yellow cards (Y. Kechta and J. Casimir). Regarding the opposition, Annecy received 4 yellow cards (M. Bastian, K. Mouanga, V. Pajot and I. Balde).

Also, Annecy didn’t end the match with 11 players after M. Bastian (Annecy) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (63′).

Match Timeline

42'
M. Bastian- Yellow
N. Mbemba- sub ->V. Lekhal
46'
Y. Kechta- Yellow
50'
51'
K. Mouanga- Yellow
63'
M. Bastian(yellowred)
J. Casimir- Yellow
67'
70'
V. Pajot- Yellow
Q. Cornette- sub ->Y. Kitala
71'
72'
S. Shamal- sub ->M. S. Dion
N. Alioui(penalty)
74'
A. Confais- sub ->Y. Kechta
80'
E. Mahmoud- sub ->J. Casimir
80'
80'
J. Rocchi- sub ->A. Bosetti
80'
I. Balde- sub ->C. Billemaz
Q. Cornette(goal)
83'
Y. Gomes- sub ->N. Alioui
86'
86'
I. Balde- Yellow

Standings

After playing this contest, Le Havre will have 18 points to hold in the 2nd place. On the opposite side, Annecy will stay with 9 points like Rodez to hold in the 15th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Ligue 2, Le Havre will play away with Dijon on the 1st of October with a 9-6 head to head record in favor of Le Havre (5 draws).

Annecy will host Bastia on the 1st of October with a 1-0 head to head stats in favor of Bastia (0 draws).

Le Havre – Formation

Le Havre
G
A. Desmas 30.France
6.8
D
O. El Hajjam 17.Morocco
7.1
D
G. Lloris 4.France
7.4
D
C. Operi 27.France
7.8
D
A. Sangante 93.Senegal
6.8
M
V. Lekhal 22.Algeria
7.5
46'
M
Y. Kechta 8.Morocco
6.4
80' 50'
M
A. Richardson 24.France
7.0
F
Y. Kitala 9.France
6.5
71'
F
N. Alioui 10.France
7.5
86' Goals74'
F
J. Casimir 23.France
7.3
80' 67'
Substitutes
G
M. Gorgelin 1.France
D
Z. Diallo 5.France
D
N. Mbemba 18.France
7.0
46'
M
A. Confais 25.France
6.2
80'
F
E. Mahmoud 28.France
6.9
80'
F
Y. Gomes 21.France
6.2
86'
F
Q. Cornette 11.France
7.4
71' Goals83'

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

The manager Luka Elsner decided to play with the following team: Arthur Desmas (6.8), Oualid El Hajjam (7.1), Arouna Sangante (6.8), Gautier Lloris (7.4), Christopher Operi (7.8), Amir Richardson (7.0), Victor Lekhal (7.5), Yassine Kechta (6.4), Josué Casimir (7.3), Yann Kitala (6.5) and Nabil Alioui (7.5).

The home team had on the bench: Elies Mahmoud (6.9), Ylan Gomes (6.2), Z. Diallo, Quentin Cornette (7.4), Nolan Mbemba (7.0), Alois Confais (6.2) and M. Gorgelin.

Substitutions

Le Havre made 5 changes: V. Lekhal for N. Mbemba (46′), Y. Kitala for Q. Cornette (71′), Y. Kechta for A. Confais (80′), J. Casimir for E. Mahmoud (80′) and N. Alioui for Y. Gomes (86′).

Best player: Christopher Operi​

The player that probably impressed the most for Le Havre was Christopher Operi even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.8) with 52 passes (86% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 9 duels out of 14. He performed 3 crosses.

Annecy – Formation

Annecy
G
F. Escales 1.France
6.6
D
F. Lajugie 6.France
6.3
D
K. Mouanga 14.France
6.4
51'
D
G. Jean 13.France
6.4
M
A. Temanfo 3.France
6.3
M
M. Bastian 29.France
5.9
63'
M
V. Pajot 17.France
6.1
70'
M
K. Testud 12.France
6.7
M
C. Billemaz 22.France
5.7
80'
F
A. Bosetti 23.France
6.9
80'
F
D. Sahi 20.Mali
6.8
72'
Substitutes
G
T. Callens 16.France
D
J. Ruque 25.France
D
J. Goncalvés 8.France
M
M. El 18.France
M
J. Rocchi 11.France
6.2
80'
F
S. Shamal 27.France
6.3
72'
F
I. Baldé 7.France
6.6
80' 86'

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

Laurent Guyot played with: Florian Escales (6.6), Francois Lajugie (6.3), Kevin Mouanga (6.4), Gaby Jean (6.4), Kevin Testud (6.7), Arnold Temanfo (6.3), Vincent Pajot (6.1), Clement Billemaz (5.7), Maxime Bastian (5.9), Dion Moise Sahi (6.8) and Alexy Bosetti (6.9).

They had on the bench: M. El Jaouhari, J. Ruque, Steve Shamal (6.3), J. Gonçalvés, Jean-Jacques Rocchi (6.2), Ibrahima Baldé (6.6) and T. Callens.

Substitutions

Annecy made 3 changes: M. S. Dion for S. Shamal (72′), A. Bosetti for J. Rocchi (80′) and C. Billemaz for I. Balde (80′).

Best player: Alexy Bosetti​

The most impressive player for Annecy was Alexy Bosetti.

His rating is (6.9) with 24 passes (58% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 4. He performed 7 crosses.

Results of the day

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