Bordeaux unable to avoid narrow defeat away to Brest (2-1)

All 3 points secure for Brest as they see off visiting Bordeaux on Sunday
Technical card:
Brest: Benoit Costil, Enock Kwateng, Laurent Koscielny, Paul Baysse, Loris Benito, Remi Oudin, Toma Basic, Yacine Adli, Hatem Ben Arfa, Nicolas De Preville and Hwang Ui-Jo
Bordeaux: Sebastien Cibois, Julien Faussurier, Christophe Herelle, Brendan Chardonnet, Romain Perraud, Haris Belkebla, Jean Lucas, Paul Lasne, Romain Faivre, Gaetan Charbonnier and Irvin Cardona
Stadium: the Stade Francis-Le Blé
Goals: Hwang Ui-Jo (0-1, min. 56), Steve Mounie (1-1, min. 80) and Romain Faivre (2-1, min. 85)

Bordeaux fell to an away defeat at the hands of Brest at the Stade Francis-Le Blé on Sunday. Brest wanted to improve their league standing following a disappointing 2-2 draw with Strasburg in their previous game. Bordeaux, on the other hand, were beaten 3-0 in the previous match against Lille. As the table looks today, Brest are in 11th place on the table and has 30 points while Bordeaux sit in 10th with 32 points after 24 matches.

After a goalless first half, Bordeaux took the initiative in the second half, thanks to a goal from Hwang Ui-Jo in the 56th minute. However, their lead didn’t last for long, as an equalizer from a goal from Steve Mounie, 80 minutes in brought Brest level. Later, Brest took the lead with a goal form a goal from Romain Faivre in the 85th minute just before the final whistle, and the game ended 2-1.

For Brest Franck Honorat, Steve Mounie and Jeremy Le Douaron came on for Haris Belkebla, Gaetan Charbonnier and Irvin Cardona, while Bordeaux replaced Jean Seri, Jimmy Briand, Tom Lacoux, Amadou Traore and Dilane Bakwa with Toma Basic, Hwang Ui-Jo, Enock Kwateng, Nicolas De Preville and Yacine Adli.

There were bookings for Franck Honorat from Brest and Hatem Ben Arfa, Laurent Koscielny and Toma Basic for Bordeaux.

Brest will next travel to Lille, while Bordeaux will face Marseille at home.

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