NICE. Nice defeats Brest 1-0 after G. Laborde scored just 1 goal (54′). Nice capitalized on its superior ball possession (56%).
The match was played at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice. The referee was Jeremy Stinat with the help of Christophe Mouysset and Julien Aube. The 4th official was Romain Perpinan. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 10.2 degrees Celsius or 50.43 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 72%.
Nice was in firm control of the ball 56% while Brest was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Brest was putting more pressure with 62 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 2 were on target. Even so, Nice found a way to find the solution to win this match.
Nice shot 15 times, 10 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, Brest shot 12 times, 2 on target, 10 off target.
Nice received 1 yellow card (H. Boudaoui). On the opposite side, Brest received 1 yellow card (J. Le Douaron).
After this contest, Nice will have 19 points like Clermont to hold in the 9th place. Talking about the opposition, Brest will stay with 10 points like Strasbourg to remain in the 19th place.
In the next match in the Ligue 1, Nice will play away against Olympique Lyonnais on the 11th of November with a 18-11 head to head record in favor of Olympique Lyonnais (9 draws).
Brest will host Troyes on the 13th of November with a 8-4 head to head stats in favor of Brest (5 draws).
Nice – Formation
Nice started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Lucien Favre decided to play with the following team: Kasper Schmeichel, Youcef Atal , Jean-Clair Todibo , Dante , Jordan Lotomba , Hicham Boudaoui , Mario Lemina , Aaron Ramsey , Bilal Brahimi , Nicolas Pépé and Gaëtan Laborde .
The home team had on the bench: Ross Barkley, Teddy Boulhendi, Pablo Rosario, Khépren Thuram, Mattia Viti, Antoine Mendy , Andy Delort , Joe Bryan and Sofiane Diop .
Nice made 5 changes: B. Brahimi for S. Diop (46′), M. Lemina for K. Thuram (67′), Y. Atal for J. Bryan (80′), N. Pepe for A. Delort (85′) and J. Lotomba for A. Mendy (85′).
Best player: Gaëtan Laborde
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Nice was Gaëtan Laborde.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 14 passes (71% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 10. He hit the woodwork once times.
Brest – Formation
Brest started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Bruno Grougi played with: Marco Bizot, Noah Fadiga , Brendan Chardonnet , Lilian Brassier , Jean-Kevin Duverne , Mahdi Camara , Pierre Lees Melou , Haris Belkebla , Romain Del Castillo , Jérémy Le Douaron and Franck Honorat .
These were the players on the bench: Achraf Dari, Karamoko Dembélé, Irvin Cardona , Christophe Herelle, Tairyk Arconte , Axel Camblan, Mathias Pereira Lage , Joaquín Blázquez and Hugo Magnetti.
Brest made 5 changes: J. Le Douaron for T. Arconte (65′), M. Camara for M. Pereira Lage (65′), F. Honorat for I. Cardona (76′), R. Del Castillo for K. Dembele (77′) and H. Belkebla for A. Camblan (87′).
Best player: Marco Bizot
The player that probably impressed the most for Brest was the goalkeeper: Marco Bizot. His rating is 8.34. He performed 8 saves.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1.