Le Havre had not won at home since October 31. But at the moment, when you’re a sick team, the best way to treat yourself is to face Paris FC …
At the end of the match, Paul Le Guen and René Girard were a little wizened on their benches. But in the duel between the two coaches former champions of France in L1, it was Le Guen who won (1-0). Four days after their improbable draw against Niort (3-3 after leading 2-0, 3-1 and missing a penalty in the 88th), Paris FC signed a fourth game in a row without a win (2 draws, 2 losses) . He remains 6th and lets the Top 5 teams escape even more. But more than the mathematical observation, it is his performances that are starting to become very worrying. At this rate, it is the soft stomach of the championship that reaches out to him.
What you must remember
The choices of René Girard (6 changes compared to Niort), some of which were very strong (Demarconnay on the bench, Mandouki and Gakpa left to rest) did not really have the expected effect. Between feverishness, lack of aggressiveness and difficulties to be on the ground, the first period of the Parisian players was close to nothing. Even if Le Havre was hardly more dangerous, Thiaré’s head on a cross from Alioui (1-0), not really hampered by the defense, was enough. As often outside, there was a little better afterwards for Paris FC, forced to run after the score. But what a lack of technical mastery over certain actions… Gorgelin had no stopping to make. After a good hook, Gaëtan Laura strikes next (71st). That’s about it with the head of Check Omar Diakité above (84th). The matches follow, the compositions change but the disappointments continue to follow one another.
The player: Didier Desprez
After his failed performance against Niort, Vincent Demarconnay was left on the bench by the Paris FC staff. A first in the league since December 21, 2019 (0-3 against Le Mans) for the record holder for matches played in the PFC jersey. Arrived from Lens in mid-January, Didier Desprez (21) played the first meeting of his career in L2. In the end, it will not have been used very little. After a virile exit on Thiaré (16th), he can do nothing on the victorious head of the center forward of Le Havre (28th).
The number: 0
The number of shots on target (out of 7 in total) of Paris FC which sums up the poverty of its attacking game. Le Havre who only shot 6 times (including 2 on target) was at least effective.
René Girard’s reaction
“You have to question yourself. We are going through a difficult period and we are not moving forward. We are there without being there. It’s been two days that the teams in front have not moved forward, but we let the train pass a bit … We can’t say that we were jostled by Le Havre but on arrival, that makes 0 points . Regarding the absences of Demarconnay, Gakpa and Mandouki, I wanted them to breathe a little. We spoke with Vincent. We felt he was a bit below at the moment and needed to recover. “
LE HAVRE – PARIS FC: 1-0 (1-0)
Referee: M. Thual.
Goal. Le Havre: Thiaré (28th).
Warnings. Paris FC: Kikonda (48th), Bamba (51st).
Le Havre: Gorgelin – Coulibaly, Mayembo, Gibaud, Meras – Basque (Mbemba, 73rd), Lekhal, Bonnet (cap.), Fontaine – Alioui (Mahmoud, 78th), Thiare (Casimir, 78th). Entr. : Le Guen.
Paris FC: Desprez – Belaud (Caddy 39th), Bamba, Kanté (cap.), Hanin (Hadjam, 46th) – Boli (Martin, 78th), Kikonda (Name, 78th), Diakité, Abdi – Lopez (Martin, 78th), Laura ( Arab, 78th). Entr. : Girard.
Article original de: www.leparisien.fr