ASSE 0 – Nice 3: The Eagles deliver emphatic win, at the Stade Geoffroy Guichard

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Nice delivered a resounding 3-0 victory against ASSE on Saturday, at the Stade Geoffroy Guichard. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. ASSE were looking forward to meeting again, following a previous defeat to AS Mónaco. Nice, on the other hand, were beaten 1-0 in the previous match against FC Lorient. As things stand, ASSE and Nice currently occupy 20th and 3rd spots in the league, with 3 points and 13 points respectively after 8 matches.

The Eagles didn’t take long to get on the score-sheet, with Amine Gouiri opening the rout, at 15 minutes to see out the first half 0-1.

Nice started strong in the second half and were able to dominate, with Calvin Stengs finding the net, 54 minutes in. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Andy Delort at the 83 minute mark to make it 3-0.

For ASSE, Arnaud Nordin, Ryad Boudebouz, Adil Aouchiche, Zaydou Youssouf and Juan Ramirez, came on for Jean-Philippe Krasso, Denis Bouanga, Romain Hamouma, Yvan Neyou and Wahbi Khazri. Nice replaced Pablo Rosario, Evann Guessand, Jordan Lotomba, Lucas Da Cunha and Jean-Clair Todibo with Amine Gouiri, Kephren Thuram-Ulien, Calvin Stengs, Hassane Kamara and Youcef Atal.

The referee booked Hassane Kamara and Jean-Clair Todibo for Nice.

Nice and ASSE will next play at home to Brest and Lyon respectively.

Technical card:
Saint-Étienne: Stefan Bajic, Mickael Nade, Saidou Sow, Harold Moukoudi, Denis Bouanga (Ryad Boudebouz, min.46), Mahdi Camara, Yvan Neyou (Zaydou Youssouf, min.67), Miguel Trauco, Wahbi Khazri (Juan Ramirez, min.78), Romain Hamouma (Adil Aouchiche, min.66) and Jean-Philippe Krasso (Arnaud Nordin, min.46)
Nice: Walter Benitez, Youcef Atal (Jean-Clair Todibo, min.89), Dante, Flavius Daniliuc, Melvin Bard, Calvin Stengs (Jordan Lotomba, min.78), Mario Lemina, Kephren Thuram-Ulien (Evann Guessand, min.78), Hassane Kamara (Lucas Da Cunha, min.79), Amine Gouiri (Pablo Rosario, min.69) and Andy Delort
Stadium: the Stade Geoffroy Guichard
Goals: Amine Gouiri (0-1, min. 15), Calvin Stengs (0-2, min. 54) and Andy Delort (0-3, min. 83)