Gaël Kakuta surrenders Amiens against Dijon, Le Havre continue their march forward

The crazy scenario: Amiens has come a long way

Philippe Hinschberger, the Amiens coach, did not hide it: the game against Dijon, fifteen days before the one against Saint-Etienne, was a test for his players, architects of a good start to the season. The Picards played upside down in a disastrous first half. Very quickly, Dijon took the lead after a cross from Idrissa Camara. As Mickaël Le Bihan recovered, the ball hit the left post before hitting the back of Amiens goalkeeper Régis Gurtner and turning towards goal (4th).

Bihan missed a penalty with a masterful save by Gurtner (15th), but was the victim of a very violent tackle by Nicholas Opoku who saw a red card (43rd). But at ten o’clock, Amiens entered the second half in a completely different mood, equalizing from Antoine Leautey’s penalty (57th). Opportunities followed one another and paradoxically, it was Dijon who proceeded against.

But faith was in Picardy, especially with Gaël Kakuta coming into play, back in Amiens this week. At the end of the match, the aptly named Ange Chibozo, on loan from Juventus Turin, had a dribbling fest down the left side and his center found the former Lensois, who with a “Madjer” gave his team the lead.( 88). The madness in the Unicorn, the ASC staying until Bordeaux in the Ligue 2 table.

The beautiful series: Le Havre does not stop

Something is happening in Le Havre since the arrival of Luka Elsner on his bench. Timid at the start of the season, with three first games without a win, the Normans seem to be walking on water since their great victory at Saint-Etienne (6-0) on August 20. Since then, Le Havre has not lost and adds a ninth game without losing and a sixth win against Bastia.

Against the Corsicans, Le Havre showed great collective strength and quickly took over with a header from Gautier Lloris (23) and a magnificent volley from Quentin Cornette (33). Victor Lekhal, just recovering (47th), for his 4th goal of the season, extinguished all hope on the Bastia side. Le Havre is becoming a more than serious candidate for climbing.

The concern: Paris FC can’t do it

The win at Nîmes (1-0) last week sounded like a wake-up call for the Paris FC players. But this season is very complicated for the Parisian team. It was Valenciennes who reminded Thierry Laurey’s players of the reality of Ligue 2. He starred in the goal with a header from Noah Diliberto (22nd), the PFC did not really react, even finding themselves at ten after the expulsion of Kouadio-Yves Dábila (56th ). With this fourth defeat in eleven days, the record is not very big for a club that is too irregular, which nevertheless aspired to star this season.

Another poor performance from Thierry Laurey’s Paris FC. (B. Paquot/The Team)

The slap in the face: Guingamp sinks off Annecy

It is a setback that will hurt En Avant Guingamp. Stéphane Dumont’s players suffered a very tough defeat against the promoted Annecy (4-0) that could have left its mark. But this loss at home confirms that the Guingampais are going through a difficult time. He had already drawn twice, at Niort (0-0) and against Rodez (0-0), where he had already lost valuable points.

Against the Savoyards, the scoring opportunities will not have failed the Bretons, but the efficiency was not there. And Annecy, helped by a desperate defense from Guingamp, will have made the most of his chances with goals from Dion (36th), Testud (82nd), Kashi (87th) and Spano (90th+1). A success that allows Annecy to get some air in the ranking (13th).

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