It is 8:50 p.m. this Saturday. On the edge of the lawn at the Pierre-Brisson stadium in Beauvais, Patrice Garande, the Toulouse coach, walks towards Bruno Luzi, his Chambly counterpart. Romain Lissorgue, who wears a black armband in tribute to Stéphane Moulin, the former international referee who died on November 9 at the age of 57, has just whistled the end of this match of the 11th day of the championship. The two coaches find themselves arm in arm, Patrice Garande putting his hand on Bruno Luzi’s head before returning to his players. A friendly gesture that means a lot. A few moments earlier, Chambly had just succeeded in snubbing the hierarchy. Last in the standings and holders of the worst defense (20 goals) before kick-off, Bruno Luzi’s players stood up to the former Ligue 1 resident and second best attack (16 goals in 10 games, behind Paris FC and Auxerre, 18) thanks to a goal from Lassana Doucouré (74th). A good performance in the wake of the draw (2-2) snatched from Troyes, at the 2nd, on November 7 during the previous day.
“We have more chances than Toulouse,” emphasizes Bruno Luzi. So, at points, we will say that we win. “A prestigious draw, but which leaves Chambly’s victory counter desperately stuck at one (2-1 against Châteauroux on September 26 at Beauvais). “In terms of points, it does not earn more, continues the coach of Chambly. But given the scenario, it could have been worse. We must be satisfied with that. “
Still, with this second draw in a row, Thibault Jaques and his teammates confirm the improvement that began in Aube before the international break. “We come out of this match with the feeling of being on the right track, through these two performances against top-of-the-table teams against which we have just taken 2 points, assures Bruno Luzi. It could even have made four. “
Chambly certainly hoped to regain success at the expense of Toulouse, but he is not choosy. “We are on the right track but it is sometimes long,” continues the coach. We were in the depths, and not just in the standings. In the game, in a lot of things. Today, we didn’t give, we played a big game. There are teams at the bottom of the table who draw sometimes but nothing happens, there is nothing. We created other chances in the game. As long as it’s like that, it’s encouraging. “
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