Dijon 0-2 Nimes – Home defeat for Dijon, as Nimes secure the win (2-0)

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Technical card:
Dijon: Anthony Racioppi, Sacha Boey, Senou Coulibaly, Bruno Ecuele, Ngonda Muzinga (Anibal Chala, min.85), Mama Balde, Wesley Lautoa, Didier Ndong, Bersant Celina (Frederic Sammaritano, min.77), Mounir Chouiar (Moussa Konate, min.77) and Aboubakar Kamara (Eric Ebimbe, min.62)
Nimes: Baptiste Reynet, Sofiane Alakouch, Florian Miguel (Patrick Burner, min.45), Anthony Briancon, Zinedine Ferhat, Yassine Benrahou (Lamine Fomba, min.88), Renaud Ripart, Lucas Deaux, Andres Cubas, Birger Meling and Moussa Kone (Niclas Eliasson, min.74)
Stadium: the Stade Gaston Gerard
Goals: Renaud Ripart (0-1, min. 76) and Niclas Eliasson (0-2, min. 87)

Nimes snatched all three points from Dijon in a 2-0 victory on Sunday, at the Stade Gaston Gerard. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Dijon arrived at the game looking pick up points, following a previous defeat to Montpellier. Nimes were beaten 4-3 in the previous match against Monaco. As things stand, Dijon are in 20th place on the table and has 15 points while Nimes sit in 19th with 18 points after 25 matches.

After a goalless first half, Nimes continued to pile on the pressure the second half and were rewarded, beginning with a goal from Renaud Ripart in the 76th minute. Later, Nimes scored again and increased their advantage thanks to a goal from Niclas Eliasson in the 87th minute just before the final whistle. They managed to see the game out with a clean sheet and a final score of 2-0.

For Dijon, Eric Ebimbe, Moussa Konate, Frederic Sammaritano and Anibal Chala came on for Florian Miguel, Moussa Kone and Yassine Benrahou, and Nimes brought on Patrick Burner, Niclas Eliasson and Lamine Fomba for Florian Miguel, Moussa Kone and Yassine Benrahou.

The referee booked Mounir Chouiar, Wesley Lautoa, Frederic Sammaritano and Didier Ndong from Dijon and Frederic Sammaritano went off with a red card, while Nimes’ Zinedine Ferhat also received yellows.

Dijon will next travel to Lens, while Nimes will face Bordeaux at home.

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