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Abakar Sylla gives RC Strasbourg Alsace the win
He is the hero of the encounter. In the dying moments of added time, with the two teams level on edge, Abakar Sylla, left alone in the six-yard box, placed a furious header from a corner from the left to beat Arthur Desmas and give RC Strasbourg Alsace the victory. Thanks to his goal, the Alsatians put an end to a run of eight matches without a win and achieved a good operation in the standings as they moved up to tenth place and a little further away from the red zone!
Jérémy Le Douaron, decisive entry
While his team was more or less dominated by FC Metz, Jérémy Le Douaron was able to make the difference by coming off the substitutes' bench. Coming on as a substitute on the hour mark, the Brest striker opened the scoring with a fine combination of control, direction and left-footed shot from the edge of the penalty area (75'). It was an important goal for the Breton team as it allowed them to get the three points and thus move up the table. This is what we call winning coaching.
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Jonathan David (still) discreet
Once again in the starting line-up at the forefront of LOSC's attack, Jonathan David was transparent on Sunday afternoon. It must be said that his teammates struggled to find him in the compact and rather low block of Clermont Foot 63. The Canadian, who had two goals in two games, was unable to influence the match as illustrated by his statistics (no shots on target and no successful dribbles). He was substituted shortly before the final quarter of an hour of play. It was a match to forget for the Dogues striker.
Le Havre's regrets
Trailing from the 21st minute of play, Le Havre, who started the match badly, raised their heads after the break. They managed to equalize in the 49th minute of play, through Yoann Salmier. Then, they took the lead, creating several dangerous situations in the final third of Strasbourg. But in the final seconds of (long) injury time, the Normans lacked concentration. They left Abakar Sylla completely alone, in the six-yard box, allowing him to score with a header. A defeat that can hurt Luka Elsner and his players.