Nantes 2 – Troyes 0: The Yellow House deliver decisive win at the Stade de la Beaujoire

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Nantes eased past Troyes in a 2-0 victory on Sunday at the Stade de la Beaujoire. Nantes were looking to get back their winning ways, following a previous defeat to Reims. Troyes, on the other hand, secured a point against Angers SCO in their previous match. As the table looks today, Nantes and Troyes currently occupy 8th and 17th spots in the table, with 13 points and 6 points respectively after 9 matches.

Following a goalless first half, Nantes piled on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, with Andrei giving The Yellow House the lead, 58 minutes in. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Ludovic Blas, at 69 minutes with a final score of 2-0.

For Nantes, Osman Bukari, Samuel Moutoussamy, Sebastien Corchia, Marcus Coco and Nicolas Pallois, came on for Willem Geubbels, Moses Simon, Charles Traore, Ludovic Blas and Jean-Charles Castelletto. Troyes brought on Nassim Chadli, Yasser Larouci, Brandon Domingues, Hyun-jun Suk and Levi Lumeka, to replace Renaud Ripart, Youssouf Kone, Erik Palmer-Brown, Mama Balde and Gerson Rodrigues.

There were bookings for Jean-Charles Castelletto and Pedro Chirivella from Nantes. For Troyes, Gerson Rodrigues and Nassim Chadli saw yellow.

Nantes will next play Bordeaux away, with Troyes facing Nice at home.

Technical card:
Nantes: Alban Lafont, Dennis Appiah, Jean-Charles Castelletto (Nicolas Pallois, min.86), Andrei, Charles Traore (Sebastien Corchia, min.86), Ludovic Blas (Marcus Coco, min.86), Wylan Cyprien, Pedro Chirivella, Randal Kolo Muani, Willem Geubbels (Osman Bukari, min.25) and Moses Simon (Samuel Moutoussamy, min.81)
Troyes: Gauthier Gallon, Erik Palmer-Brown (Brandon Domingues, min.77), Yoann Salmier, Issa Kabore, Oualid El Hajjam, Romenique Kouame, Xavier Chavalerin, Youssouf Kone (Yasser Larouci, min.76), Renaud Ripart (Nassim Chadli, min.76), Gerson Rodrigues (Levi Lumeka, min.85) and Mama Balde (Hyun-jun Suk, min.77)
Stadium: the Stade de la Beaujoire
Goals: Andrei (1-0, min. 58) and Ludovic Blas (2-0, min. 69)