LONGEVILLE-LèS-METZ. Brest overcomes Metz 1-0 after Y. Belaili scored just 1 goal (27′). Metz lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (58%).
Also, Metz had 2 players sent off: Jemerson (78′ for a red card) and A. Oukidja (80′ for a red card).
The match was played at the Stade Saint-Symphorien stadium in Longeville-lès-Metz on Sunday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Florent Batta with the help of Frédéric Haquette and Valentin Evrard. The 4th official was Benjamin Lepaysant.
Metz was in firm control of the ball 58% while Brest was struggling with a 42% ball possession.
Brest was more aggressive with 35 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 3 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Brest won the match.
Metz shot 12 times, 2 on target, 10 off target. On the opposite side, Brest shot 17 times, 3 on target, 14 off target.
Metz received 4 yellow cards (K. N’Doram, Jemerson, K. Kouyate and T. Delaine). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Brest.
After this contest, Metz will stay with 24 points to stay in the 20th place. On the other side, Brest will have 42 points like Montpellier to stay in the 12th place.
A. S. Mbengue
N. de Preville
Brest will host Clermont on the 1st of May with a 0-0 head to head stats.
Metz: Formation and Lineups
Metz started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Frédéric Antonetti chose to play with the following team: Alexandre Oukidja , Amadou Salif Mbengue , Boubakar Kouyaté , Jemerson , William Mikelbrencis , Kévin N’Doram , Boubacar Traoré , Pape Matar Sarr , Thomas Delaine , Nicolas de Préville and Didier Lamkel Zé .
Metz made 5 changes: A. S. Mbengue for I. Niane (30′), K. N’Doram for V. Pajot (46′), W. Mikelbrencis for F. Centonze (46′), P. Sarr for L. Joseph (69′) and N. de Preville for M. Caillard (82′).
Top player: Boubakar Kouyaté
The player who no doubt impressed Metz the most was Boubakar Kouyaté.
His rating iswith 72 passes (81% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 11 duels out of 18.
Brest: Formation and Lineups
Brest started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
On the opposite side, Michel Der Zakarian played with: Marco Bizot , Jean-Kevin Duverne , Brendan Chardonnet , Christophe Herelle , Jere Uronen , Hugo Magnetti , Lucien Agoumé , Hianga’a M’Bock , Irvin Cardona , Steve Mounié and Youssef Belaïli .
Brest made 5 changes: S. Mounie for M. Satriano (63′), C. Herelle for L. Brassier (63′), H. Mbock for H. Belkebla (63′), Y. Belaili for R. Said (75′) and I. Cardona for J. Faussurier (86′).
Top player: Youssef Belaïli
The player who no doubt impressed Brest the most was Youssef Belaïli.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 29 passes (79% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 9. He performed 4 crosses. He hit the woodwork once times.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1