Bordeaux 1-2 Metz: Bordeaux beaten 2-1 at home by Metz

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Technical card:
Bordeaux: Benoit Costil, Youssouf Sabaly, Edson Mexer, Laurent Koscielny, Paul Baysse, Remi Oudin (Sekou Mara, min.84), Jean Seri, Mehdi Zerkane (Issouf Sissokho, min.76), Tom Lacoux, Samuel Kalu (Hatem Ben Arfa, min.76) and Hwang Ui-Jo
Metz: Alexandre Oukidja, Kiki, John Boye, Dylan Bronn, Fabien Centtonze, Victorien Angban (Vincent Pajot, min.66), Pape Matar Sarr, Thomas Delaine, Lamine Gueye (Thierry Ambrose, min.83), Aaron Leya Iseka (Vagner, min.66) and Farid Boulaya
Stadium: the Matmut Atlantique Stadiums
Goals: Samuel Kalu (1-0, min. 14), Thomas Delaine (1-1, min. 72) and Vagner (1-2, min. 90)

Bordeaux were defeated at home by Metz at the Matmut Atlantique Stadiums on Saturday. Bordeaux were looking to get back winning ways, following a previous defeat to Nimes. Metz were coming off the back of a 2-1 win against Nice. As it stands, Bordeaux are currently 11th with 33 points from 27 matches, while Metz sit in 5th, with 41 points from 27.

Bordeaux started strong and were rewarded, beginning with a goal from Samuel Kalu in the 14th minute. The score at half time was 1-0.

Metz continued to pile on the pressure the second half and were rewarded, following a goal from Thomas Delaine, 72 minutes in. Later, Metz took the lead with a goal form a goal from Vagner in the 90th minute just before the final whistle to hand victory to the visitors.

Both managers used allfull available substitutions. For Bordeaux, Hatem Ben Arfa, Issouf Sissokho and Sekou Mara came on for Samuel Kalu, Mehdi Zerkane and Remi Oudin, while Metz brought on Vagner, Vincent Pajot and Thierry Ambrose to replace Aaron Leya Iseka, Victorien Angban and Lamine Gueye.

There were bookings for Laurent Koscielny from Bordeaux and Fabien Centtonze and Farid Boulaya for Metz.

Bordeaux next face PSG and Metz are at home to Angers.

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