Ligue 1: Nantes defeats Clermont 2-1

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NANTES. Nantes overcame Clermont to win 2-1.

NANTES. Nantes beat Clermont to win 2-1. It was Nantes to strike first with a goal of A. Girotto at the 38′. Then it was a goal in the 49′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, L. Blas gave the win to Nantes in the 61′ minute with a goal.

Nantes remained in 10 people after S. Corchia received a red card in the 41′. Anyway, Nantes still was able to win this match playing only with 10 players​. J. Gastien received a red card (31′)​. This red card was one of the reason why Clermont lost the match.

The match was held at the Stade de la Beaujoire – Louis Fonteneau Stadium in Nantes on Saturday and this began at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Romain Lissorgue who had the assistance of Bastien Courbet and Valentin Evrard. The 4th official was Cédric Dos Santos. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 13.6 degrees Celsius or 56.46 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 54%.​

Match Statistics

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

Nantes was more aggressive with 48 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 3 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Nantes won the encounter.

Nantes shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, Clermont shot 5 times, 1 on target, 4 off target.


Nantes received 1 yellow card (Fabio). On the other side, No yellow cards were issued to Clermont.

(Nantes) was sent out after receiving a red card in the (41′).

Also, Clermont didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after J. Gastien (Clermont) was sent out after receiving a straight red card in the (31′).

After this contest, Nantes will have 14 points like Strasbourg, Monaco, Lille and Lorient to stay in the 9th place. On the opposite side, Clermont will stay with 13 points like Montpellier to stay in the 14th place.

Match Events

  • 31'

    J. Gastien

  • 36'


  • 38'

    A. Girotto

  • 41'

    S. Corchia

  • 49'

    M. Bayo

    E. Rashani

  • 61'

    L. Blas

    R. Kolo Muani

  • 62'

    J. Iglesias

    J. Berthomier

  • 63'

    J. Allevinah

    J. Dossou

  • 68'

    S. Khaoui

    E. Rashani

  • 69'

    D. Appiah

    R. Perreira de Sa

  • 81'

    J. C. Billong

    F. Ogier

  • 81'

    P. Hamel

    M. Bayo

  • 90'

    S. Moutoussamy

    M. Simon

  • 90'

    K. Coulibaly

    L. Blas

Next matche

In the upcoming Ligue 1 match, Nantes will play away with Montpellier on the 31st of October with a 7-5 head to head statistic in favor of Nantes (3 draws).

Clermont will host Olympique Marseille on the 31st of October with a 0-0 head to head stats.

Nantes: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Antoine Kombouare chose to play with the following team: Alban Lafont (6.3), Sébastien Corchia (5.7), Jean-Charles Castelletto (6.4), Nicolas Pallois (7.0), Fábio (6.7), Roli Pereira De Sa (6.2), Andrei Girotto (7.4), Pedro Chirivella (7.1), Ludovic Blas (8.8), Randal Kolo Muani (6.8) and Moses Simon (6.8).


Nantes made 3 changes: R. Perreira de Sa for D. Appiah (69′), M. Simon for S. Moutoussamy (90′) and L. Blas for K. Coulibaly (90′).

Top player: Ludovic Blas

The player who no doubt impressed Nantes the most was Ludovic Blas.

His rating is (8.8) with 1 goal, 35 passes (82% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 9. He performed 1 cross.

Clermont: Formation and Lineups

Clermont started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the other side, Pascal Gastien played with: Arthur Desmas (6.1), Akim Zedadka (7.0), Cedric Hountondji (6.8), Florent Ogier (7.1), Vital N’Simba (6.3), Salis Abdul Samed (6.6), Johan Gastien (5.6), Jodel Dossou (6.5), Jason Berthomier (6.4), Elbasan Rashani (6.9) and Mohamed Bayo (7.4).


Clermont made 5 changes: J. Berthomier for J. Iglesias (62′), J. Dossou for J. Allevinah (63′), E. Rashani for S. Khaoui (68′), F. Ogier for J. C. Billong (81′) and M. Bayo for P. Hamel (81′).

Top player: Mohamed Bayo

Probably the most impressive player in Clermont was Mohamed Bayo.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 18 passes (77% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 10.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1



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