ANGERS. Nice manages to find the solution against Angers SCO to win 2-1. A. Delort was the key to score 2 goals. It was Angers SCO to strike first with a penalty of S. Boufal at the 27′. Then it was a goal in the 57′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, A. Delort gave the win to Nice in the 90′ minute with a goal scoring a double. Nice was vastly superior ball possession (63%) was among the key factors of its victory.
The match was held at the Stade Raymond Kopa Stadium in Angers on Sunday and this began at 12:00 pm local time. The referee was Willy Delajod with the help of Philippe Jeanne and Erwan Finjean. The 4th official was Jérôme Miguelgorry. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 15.6 degrees Celsius or 60.08 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 78%.
Nice was in firm control of the ball 63% while Angers SCO was struggling with a 37% ball possession.
Nice was more aggressive with 69 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Nice won the match.
Angers SCO shot 4 times, 4 on target, 0 off target. On the opposite side, Nice shot 14 times, 5 on target, 9 off target.
Angers SCO received 1 yellow card (A. Fulgini). On the other side, Nice received 2 yellow cards (H. Kamara and Dante).
After this contest, Angers SCO will stay with 17 points like Nantes and Monaco to stay in the 7th place. On the opposite side, Nice will have 20 points to stay in the 3rd place.
S. Boufal (Penalty)
L. Da Cunha
M. Pereira Lage
Nice will play away with Clermont on the 21st of November with a 0-0 head to head.
Angers SCO: Formation and Lineups
Angers SCO started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
The manager Gérald Baticle chose to play with the following team: Paul Bernardoni , Vincent Manceau , Ismaël Traoré , Romain Thomas , Jimmy Cabot , Batista Mendy , Thomas Mangani , Souleyman Doumbia , Angelo Fulgini , Mohamed-Ali Cho and Sofiane Boufal .
Angers SCO made 4 changes: S. Doumbia for P. Capelle (74′), J. Cabot for M. Pereira Lage (74′), M. Cho for B. Brahimi (75′) and A. Fulgini for A. Ounahi (85′).
Top player: Ismaël Traoré
The player who no doubt impressed Angers SCO the most was Ismaël Traoré.
His rating iswith 51 passes (90% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 4.
Nice: Formation and Lineups
Nice started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
On the opposite side, Christophe Galtier played with: Walter Benítez , Youcef Atal , Jean-Clair Todibo , Dante , Melvin Bard , Lucas Da Cunha , Pablo Rosario , Mario Lemina , Hassane Kamara , Andy Delort and Amine Gouiri .
Nice made 3 changes: H. Kamara for A. Claude-Maurice (65′), L. Da Cunha for H. Boudaoui (73′) and P. Rosario for K. Thuram (74′).
Top player: Andy Delort
Probably the most impressive player in Nice was Andy Delort.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 26 passes (61% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 12. He performed 5 crosses. He hit the woodwork once times.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1