Still behind closed doors, the Starligue championship continues this Saturday with the rest of the 9th day on the program, started this Friday with in particular the defeat of Créteil in Toulouse (29-30). If this should only be a formality for the capital club against Chartres, Tremblay and Ivry are clearly in danger against Montpellier and Nîmes.
Another big challenge for Tremblay
For the third time in ten days, the Palais des Sports in Tremblay will ring hollow. After two defeats against PSG (30-33) and Saint-Raphaël (25-35), Joël Da Silva and his players, still looking for their first success, will not have it easy once again against Montpellier , 4 th (with three games less), and the only undefeated team with the champion of France in Paris. Tremblay, who has the penultimate attack in the championship (before Istres) and the 10th defense, will rely on his pair of goalkeepers, Patrice Annonay and Rubens Pierre.
Tremblay – Montpellier, at the Palais des Sports (3.30 p.m.).
It’s hard to imagine a misstep by the Parisian leader against Chartres, as Luka Karabatic and his teammates crush the competition. The French champion, who has been faultless so far, was more reassured this week by going to dominate Porto in the Champions League, with a dazzling Mikkel Hansen. In Chartres, the main danger may come from the Serbian Vanja Ilic, 3rd in the percentage of successful shots (77%), behind the Slovenian Dragan Gajic (82%) and… the Parisian Kamil Syprzak (87%).
Paris – Chartres, Pierre-de-Coubertin room (5 p.m.).
Ivry must react
After almost a month of inactivity, the return to competition of Val-de-Marnais was not successful in Chartres (28-32). Opposite, the Nîmes (5th) arrive without having lost outside yet but with a defeat at home against PSG. Ivry’s last victory against this opponent dates back to May 2018 (29-26) and to bypass the 5 th best defense, Sébastien Quintallet will count on Simon Ooms and Wilson Davyes, his two best scorers. It will also be without the Finnish Nico Rönnberg, whose contract was terminated in the middle of the week and who left home in the wake.
Ivry – Nîmes, at the Auguste-Delaune gymnasium (6 p.m.).
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