Ligue 1: Brest prevails over Troyes 2-1

BREST. Brest beat Troyes to win 2-1.

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BREST. Brest beat Troyes to win 2-1. All goals were scored in the second half.​ It was Brest to strike first with a penalty of R. Del Castillo at the 53′. Then it was an own goal in the 60′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, S. Mounie gave the win to Brest in the 77′ minute with a penalty.

M. Balde received a red card (80′)​. This red card was one of the reason why Troyes lost the match.

The match was played at the Stade Francis-Le Ble stadium in Brest on Sunday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Ruddy Buquet who was helped by Florian Gonçalves de Araujo and Mikael Berchebru. The 4th official was Mehdi Mokhtari. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 10.5 degrees Celsius or 50.88 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 73%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Brest was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Troyes that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.

Brest was more aggressive with 45 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Brest won the match.

Brest shot 16 times, 6 on target, 10 off target. On the opposite side, Troyes shot 11 times, 3 on target, 8 off target.


Brest received 3 yellow cards (C. Herelle, B. Chardonnet and M. Bizot). On the opposite side, Troyes received 2 yellow cards (R. Kouame and Rony Lopes).

Also, Troyes didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after M. Balde (Troyes) was sent out after receiving a straight red card in the (80′).

After this contest, Brest will have 10 points like Strasbourg to stay in the 19th place. On the opposite side, Troyes will stay with 14 points to stay in the 13th place.

Match Events

  • 1'

    F. Honorat (Goal Disallowed)

  • 34'

    R. Kouame

  • 36'

    Rony Lopes

  • 53'

    R. Del Castillo (Penalty)

  • 60'

    B. Chardonnet (OG)

  • 65'

    W. Odobert

    R. Ripart

  • 68'

    S. Mounie

    M. Pereira Lage

  • 68'

    C. Herelle

    N. Fadiga

  • 77'

    S. Mounie (Penalty)

  • 78'

    H. Belkebla

    M. Camara

  • 79'

    T. Dingome

    Y. Larouci

  • 80'

    M. Balde

  • 80'

    C. Herelle

  • 84'

    J. Le Douaron

    I. Slimani

  • 85'

    K. Dembele

    R. Del Castillo

  • 85'

    I. Ugbo

    Rony Lopes

  • 86'

    B. Chardonnet

  • 89'

    M. Bizot

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Brest: Formation and Lineups

Brest started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Bruno Grougi chose to play with the following team: Marco Bizot (7.0), Noah Fadiga (6.4), Brendan Chardonnet (6.9), Lilian Brassier (6.8), Jean-Kevin Duverne (6.7), Mahdi Camara (6.8), Pierre Lees Melou (7.4), Mathias Pereira Lage (7.1), Romain Del Castillo (8.0), Islam Slimani (6.4) and Franck Honorat (7.1).


Brest made 5 changes: M. Pereira Lage for S. Mounie (68′), N. Fadiga for C. Herelle (68′), M. Camara for H. Belkebla (78′), I. Slimani for J. Le Douaron (84′) and R. Del Castillo for K. Dembele (85′).

Top player: Romain Del Castillo

The player who no doubt impressed Brest the most was Romain Del Castillo.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 33 passes (75% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 5. He performed 6 crosses.

Troyes: Formation and Lineups

Troyes started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

On the other side, Bruno Irles played with: Mateusz Lis (6.6), Yoann Salmier (6.4), Erik Palmer-Brown (6.4), Abdu Conté (6.2), Andreas Bruus (6.8), Rominigue Kouamé (6.8), Xavier Chavalerin (7.0), Yasser Larouci (6.5), Rony Lopes (6.8), Mama Baldé (6.3) and Renaud Ripart (7.1).


Troyes made 3 changes: R. Ripart for W. Odobert (65′), Y. Larouci for T. Dingome (79′) and Rony Lopes for I. Ugbo (85′).

Top player: Renaud Ripart

The player who no doubt impressed Troyes the most was Renaud Ripart.

His rating is (7.1) with 17 passes (70% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 11.

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