Successful weekend for Ile-de-France basketball players since Boulogne-Levallois and Nanterre won.
Success also for Parisian volleyball players and PSG handball players.
Basketball: full box for Ile-de-France residents
Boulogne-Levallois did not tremble, this Sunday, February 6, in his Marcel-Cerdan room to overcome Le Mans (82-69).
Particularly skilful in the first period, the leader held his rank, with a 17-point lead at the break.
If the Manceaux managed several times to reduce the gap to nine points, the Parisians, applied to shower their hopes.
This 15th success of the season, allows Boulogne-Levallois to consolidate its first place in the standings.
“We were lucky to have a great address in the first half which contrasted with the lack of address of Le Mans, so much the better because we were dominated on the rebound, estimated Vincent Collet, at the microphone of BeIN.
We defended better after the break.
1⃣5⃣th success in #BetclicElite for @Metropolitans92 who win over Marcel-Cerdan after a serious match and take their revenge on the @MSB_Officiel!💪🔥#GoMets92 #J19 pic.twitter.com/4VTwRMJHOB
— Boulogne-Levallois Metropolitans 92 (@Metropolitans92) February 6, 2022
On Saturday, Nanterre had for its part won its fifth success in six games, winning in Limoges, thanks in particular to its playmaker Nick Johnson (18 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists).
If the Parisians were on par with their opponents throughout the game, the boost in the last quarter allowed them to make the break (57-73) less than three minutes from the end and s 'impose.
Handball: Paris consolidates its status, Créteil gets stuck
The Parisians who found their public on Saturday, weaned from home games since December 18 and the elimination in the semi-finals of the Coupe de la Ligue against Chambéry (28-29), hardly trembled to overcome of Dunkirk (38-30).
Despite the absences of Mikkel Hansen, Nedim Remili, Luka Karabatic and Elohim Prandi, the Parisians quickly took charge of operations to count up to 10 lengths ahead (30-20, 45th).
Before moving to Istres on Friday, PSG, undefeated this season in the Starligue, is comfortably installed in the leader's chair.
"It was important to start the year 2022 strong," said Sadou Ntanzi.
It wasn't perfect, but we had a good game.
A victory to start the year!
– PSG Handball (@psghand) February 5, 2022
A little delicate, on the other hand, the situation of Créteil.
Lacking in confidence, the Cristolian formation (it remained on two draws in the league and two defeats in friendly) did not manage to gain the upper hand over Chambéry, for this post-international break resumption match.
Despite a good resistance, Créteil lost 31-29 against one of the outsiders in the championship and advanced to 11th place on the evening of the 15th day.
Volleyball: Paris at the finish
In the fight to find a place in the playoffs, the capital club provided the essentials on Saturday by going to win in Poitiers.
Even if they had to fight until the tie-break (2-3), Dorian Rougeyron's men won a precious victory.
💥 Match 20 💥
End of the match!
The Parisians went to win this match in 5 sets 🤩
Congratulations to the whole team who knew how to stay united during this meeting 🔥
See you on Tuesday for the late match against @aragodesete 😉
Come on Paris!
— Paris Volleyball (@ParisVolley75) February 5, 2022
Perfectly entered the game, they logically pocketed the first set (17-25), before being surprised in the next two rounds.
Also in difficulty in the 4th set (20-20), the Parisians managed to get the better of the Poitevins (23-25), before snatching the tie-break.
They will not have much time to savor, since Tuesday they will play their late match against Sète.
Le Plessis-Robinson did not experience the same happiness, beaten at Chaumont (3-1, 21-25, 27-25, 14-25, 20-25).
Among the women, Paris-Saint Cloud unfortunately did not weigh heavily, beaten at Terville Florange in three sets (25-18, 25-19, 25-23).