Ligue 1: Troyes recovers a 0-1 deficit to best Reims 2-1

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REIMS. Troyes found a way to turn the table against Reims to win 2-1.

REIMS. Troyes was capable to turn the table against Reims to win 2-1. It was Reims to strike first with an early goal of Y. Abdelhamid at the 6′. Then it was a goal in the 41′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, X. Chavalerin gave the win to Troyes in the 66′ minute with a goal.

A. Gravillon received a red card (90′)​. This double yellow card was one of the reason why Reims lost the match.

The match was held at the Stade Auguste-Delaune II Stadium in Reims on Sunday and this began at 1:00 pm local time. The referee was Pierre Gaillouste with the assistance of Guillaume Debart and Mohamed Benkemouche. The 4th official was Ali Djedid. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 14 degrees Celsius or 57.27 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 62%.​

Match Statistics

Reims was in firm control of the ball 55% while Troyes was struggling with a 45% ball possession.

Reims was more aggressive with 54 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 5 were on target. Nonetheless, Troyes found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

Reims shot 18 times, 5 on target, 13 off target. On the other side, Troyes shot 6 times, 3 on target, 3 off target.


Reims received 3 yellow cards (A. Flips, A. Gravillon and A. Matusiwa). On the other side, Troyes received 2 yellow cards (I. Kabore and G. Gallon).

A. Gravillon (Reims) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (90′).

After this contest, Reims will stay with 11 points to stay in the 15th place. On the opposite side, Troyes will have 9 points to stay in the 16th place.

Match Events

  • 6'

    Y. Abdelhamid

  • 10'

    I. Kabore

  • 32'

    A. Flips

  • 41'

    M. Balde

  • 44'

    A. Gravillon

  • 56'

    V. Berisha

    A. Donis

  • 56'

    M. van Bergen

    A. Flips

  • 65'

    G. Rodrigues

    Y. Touzghar

  • 66'

    X. Chavalerin

  • 67'

    Sambou Sissoko

    Ilan Kebbal

  • 67'

    Nathanaël Mbuku

    Moreto Cassama

  • 68'

    T. Dingome

    M. Balde

  • 76'

    G. Gallon

  • 78'

    N. Koffi

    E. B. Toure

  • 86'

    A. Matusiwa

  • 89'

    Suk Hyun-Jun

    R. Ripart

  • 89'

    D. Chambost

    X. Chavalerin

  • 90'

    A. Gravillon

Next matche

In the upcoming Ligue 1 match, Reims will play away with Bordeaux on the 31st of October with a 6-1 head to head record in favor of Reims (6 draws).

Troyes will host Rennes on the 31st of October with a 4-2 head to head record in favor of Rennes (4 draws).

Reims: Formation and Lineups

Reims started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Óscar García Junyent chose to play with the following team: Predrag Rajković (6.6), Andrew Gravillon (6.8), Wout Faes (7.0), Yunis Abdelhamid (7.5), Ghislain Konan (6.9), Ilan Kebbal (6.3), Azor Matusiwa (7.2), Moreto Cassama (6.5), Anastasios Donis (6.6), Alexis Flips (7.2) and El Bilal Toure (6.6).


Reims made 5 changes: A. Donis for V. Berisha (56′), A. Flips for M. van Bergen (56′), M. Cassama for N. Mbuku (67′), I. Kebbal for S. Sissoko (67′) and E. B. Toure for N. Koffi (78′).

Top player: Yunis Abdelhamid

Probably the most impressive player in Reims was Yunis Abdelhamid.

His rating is (7.5) with 1 goal, 46 passes (86% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 8.

Troyes: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Laurent Batlles played with: Gauthier Gallon (7.1), Adil Rami (7.1), Jimmy Giraudon (7.0), Yoann Salmier (6.9), Issa Kabore (6.5), Rominigue Kouame (6.6), Xavier Chavalerin (7.3), Giulian Biancone (6.9), Renaud Ripart (6.7), Yoann Touzghar (6.5) and Mama Baldé (7.2).


Troyes made 4 changes: Y. Touzghar for G. Rodrigues (65′), M. Balde for T. Dingome (68′), R. Ripart for Suk Hyun-Jun (89′) and X. Chavalerin for D. Chambost (89′).

Top player: Xavier Chavalerin

Probably the most impressive player in Troyes was Xavier Chavalerin.

His rating is (7.3) with 1 goal, 33 passes (84% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 4. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1



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