Troyes 1 – Bordeaux 2: Les Girondins, fearless, go to Stade de l’Aube and win

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Troyes on Sunday lost to Bordeaux on a home defeat at Stade de l’Aube. Troyes were looking forward to meeting again, following a previous defeat to Lille. Bordeaux, on the other hand, had managed to pick up a single point in their encounter with Lyon. As things stand, Troyes are in 16th place on the table and has 16 points while Bordeaux sit in 19th with 14 points after 18 matches.

Troyes started strongly in the first half, with Xavier Chavalerin giving Troyes the lead at the 28 minute mark. However, their lead was short lived, as Yoann Salmier equalised for Les Girondins at the 30 minute mark. The score at half time was 1-1.

Bordeaux staged a comeback in the second half, thanks to Hwang Ui-Jo finding the net at the 54 minute mark. The game ended with a 2-1 victory for Bordeaux.

For Troyes, Issa Kabore, Hyun-jun Suk, Giulian Biancone, Youssouf Kone and Dylan Chambost, came on for Oualid El Hajjam, Xavier Chavalerin, Renaud Ripart, Yoann Touzghar and Tristan Dingome. Bordeaux replaced Javairo Dilrosun, Timothee Pembele, Mbaye Niang, Jimmy Briand, Otavio and Edson Mexer with Remi Oudin, Yacine Adli, Alberth Elis, Hwang Ui-Jo, Tom Lacoux and Laurent Koscielny.

There were bookings for Florian Tardieu, Oualid El Hajjam and Giulian Biancone from Troyes. For Bordeaux, Fransergio, Tom Lacoux and Jimmy Briand saw yellow.

Troyes next face Brest and Bordeaux are at home to Lille.

Technical card:
Troyes: Gauthier Gallon, Oualid El Hajjam (Issa Kabore, min.69), Yoann Salmier, Jimmy Giraudon, Yoann Touzghar (Youssouf Kone, min.78), Florian Tardieu, Xavier Chavalerin (Hyun-jun Suk, min.69), Romenique Kouame, Mama Balde, Renaud Ripart (Giulian Biancone, min.69) and Tristan Dingome (Dylan Chambost, min.78)
Bordeaux: Benoit Costil, Enock Kwateng, Stian Gregersen, Laurent Koscielny (Edson Mexer, min.90), Ricardo Mangas, Alberth Elis (Mbaye Niang, min.77), Tom Lacoux (Otavio, min.86), Fransergio, Remi Oudin (Javairo Dilrosun, min.73), Hwang Ui-Jo (Jimmy Briand, min.86) and Yacine Adli (Timothee Pembele, min.77)
Stadium: Stade de l’Aube
Goals: Xavier Chavalerin (1-0, min. 28), Yoann Salmier (1-1, min. 30) and Hwang Ui-Jo (1-2, min. 54)

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