At the Allianz Riviera (Nice),

At the end of the suspense.

Fans of thrills were able to get their money's worth this Sunday, ahead of Nice-Lyon and its incredible overthrow.

Led 2-0 until the 80th minute of the match, on their home ground at the Allianz Riviera, the Aiglons scored three goals in the space of eleven minutes, thus sealing the outcome of a match that was nevertheless very, very poorly embarked on. (3-2).

"This reversal in the final should give me pause for thought" explained coach Christophe Galtier, thanking the last "entrants who were good".

Starting with Youcef Attal, propelled into the game in place of Flavius ​​Daniliuc one minute after Lyon's second goal, in the 68th.

The Algerian international, who was keen to redeem himself after the defeat in Troyes, did wonders in the 81st, scoring (1-2), then six minutes later, causing a foul followed by a converted penalty by Andy Delort (2-2).

"When he leaves, I know he can go to the end," said Christophe Galtier, adding that he expected "a lot more" from the 25-year-old rear.

"A real achievement"

“He has to be released mentally, from the wounds he has had.

I expect Youcef to be on its strengths and not in it.

I had planned to see him tomorrow [Monday] to talk to him and it is still planned, ”insisted the coach at the end of this meeting decidedly marked by the action of the substitutes.

Evann Guessand, author of the third goal which sealed the match in the 92nd minute (3-2), but also Lucas Da Cunha, Pablo Rosario or even Alexis Claude-Maurice also played their part in the incredible scenario of this match.

“Winning 3-2 at that point is a real achievement.

It shows us that we are capable of doing good things, ”reacted the latter.

"This reversal in the final must lead to reflection"

Victim of a tibia fibula fracture and away from the field for three months, the 23-year-old midfielder was also reassured.

“My feelings are coming back.

I'm feeling better and better, he said.

I train to give it my all.

The coach is counting on me.


And he might need to make adjustments.

“For eighty minutes, we couldn't get the ball out and squeeze Lyon as we wanted.

We knocked them over in ten minutes.

They took a wave.

When the changes are good, maybe the starting XI was worse.

This reversal in the end must push me to think about what to put at the start of the meeting.

It belongs to me, ”said the coach after this game with twists and turns.

He will be able to change his choices from Wednesday in a (very high) stakes match.

Nice and Marseille will meet in Troyes to replay the meeting interrupted on August 22 by a general fight.


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