NICE. Angers SCO prevails over Nice 1-0 after N. Bentaleb scored just 1 goal (43′).
Angers SCO remained in 10 after S. Boufal received a double yellow card in the 62′. Nonetheless, Angers SCO still was capable to win this contest competing only in 10. On the other side, also J. Todibo received a red card (1′). This red card was one of the reason why Nice lost the match.
The match was played at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice. The referee was Bastien Dechepy assisted by Brice Parinet Le Tellier and Julien Haulbert. The 4th official was Edgar Barenton. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 16.3 degrees Celsius or 61.38 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 55%.
The overall ball possession was the same with both teams controlling the ball for 50% of the time.
No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. Nice was in possession of the ball for 50% of the time vs. Angers SCO that controlled the ball for 50% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Angers SCO was more pushing with 70 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 2 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Angers SCO won the match.
Nice shot 17 times, 5 on target, 12 off target. On the opposite side, Angers SCO shot 16 times, 2 on target, 14 off target.
Nice didn’t receive any yellow card. On the other side, Angers SCO received 3 yellow cards (C. Hountondji, S. Boufal and Y. Fofana).
(Nice) was sent off after receiving a red card in the (1′).
Also, Angers SCO didn’t finish the match with 11 players after S. Boufal (Angers SCO) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (62′).
After playing this match, Nice will stay with 8 points like Toulouse and Angers SCO to hold in the 13th place. Regarding the opposition, Angers SCO will have 8 points like Toulouse and Nice to remain in the 14th place.
In the next match in the Ligue 1, Nice will play away against Paris Saint Germain on the 1st of October with a 16-11 head to head record in favor of Paris Saint Germain (7 draws).
Angers SCO will host Olympique Marseille on the 30th of September with a 5-2 head to head stats in favor of Olympique Marseille (7 draws).
Nice – Formation
Nice started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Lucien Favre decided to play with the following team: Marcin Bułka, Jordan Lotomba , Jean-Clair Todibo , Dante , Melvin Bard , Nicolas Pépé , Mario Lemina , Khépren Thuram , Sofiane Diop , Gaëtan Laborde and Andy Delort .
The home team had on the bench: Youcef Atal, Alexis Beka Beka , Mattia Viti, Kasper Schmeichel, Joe Bryan, Bilal Brahimi , Hicham Boudaoui , Pablo Rosario and Ross Barkley .
Nice made 5 changes: G. Laborde for H. Boudaoui (46′), S. Diop for R. Barkley (64′), K. Thuram for A. Beka Beka (64′), J. Lotomba for Y. Atal (65′) and N. Pepe for B. Brahimi (79′).
Best player: Dante
The most impressive player for Nice was Dante.
His rating iswith 53 passes (92% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 11.
Angers SCO – Formation
Angers SCO started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Gérald Baticle played with: Yahia Fofana, Yan Valery , Cédric Hountondji , Miha Blažič , Souleyman Doumbia , Batista Mendy , Nabil Bentaleb , Azzedine Ounahi , Adrien Hunou , Sofiane Boufal and Abdallah Sima .
They had on the bench: Pierrick Capelle, Ousmane Camara, Amine Salama, Paul Bernardoni, Ilyes Chetti, Sada Thioub , Himad Abdelli, Loïs Diony and Abdoulaye Bamba.
Angers SCO made 3 changes: A. Sima for L. Diony (67′), A. Hunou for S. Thioub (77′) and A. Ounahi for P. Capelle (87′).
Best player: Nabil Bentaleb
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Angers SCO was Nabil Bentaleb.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 60 passes (86% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 9. He performed 3 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1.