Troyes 1 – Brest 1: Stalemate at Stade de l’Aube against The Pirates

Brest's Romain Faivre

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Troyes were held to 1-1 draw by Brest down on Wednesday at Stade de l’Aube. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Troyes were hoping to get something from this game after losing their last game 2-1 to Bordeaux. Brest lost 4-0 in the last match they played against Montpellier. As things stand, Troyes are in 15th place, with 17 points from 19 matches, while Brest sit in 12th, with 25 points from 19.

Brest started strongly in the first half, with an early goal from Franck Honorat in the 5th minute, finalising the first half 0-1.

Troyes took the lead in the second half, thanks to Adil Rami finding the net at the 80 minute mark and seeing the game end 1-1.

For Troyes, Renaud Ripart, Nassim Chadli, Oualid El Hajjam, Hyun-jun Suk and Youssouf Kone, came on for Issa Kabore, Jimmy Giraudon, Xavier Chavalerin, Tristan Dingome and Adil Rami. Brest brought on Romain Faivre, Irvin Cardona, Hugo Magnetti and Lilian Brassier, to replace Paul Lasne, Jeremy Le Douaron, Steve Mounie and Franck Honorat.

The referee booked three players. Issa Kabore from Troyes, who saw yellow cards and Jessy Moulin, sent off with a red, as well as for Brest Christophe Herelle also seeing yellows.

Troyes will next play Montpellier away, with Brest facing Nice at home.

Technical card:
Troyes: Gauthier Gallon, Giulian Biancone, Adil Rami (Youssouf Kone, min.90), Yoann Salmier, Jimmy Giraudon (Nassim Chadli, min.64), Issa Kabore (Renaud Ripart, min.46), Romenique Kouame, Florian Tardieu, Xavier Chavalerin (Oualid El Hajjam, min.64), Tristan Dingome (Hyun-jun Suk, min.90), Mama Balde and Jessy Moulin
Brest: Marco Bizot, Ronael Pierre-Gabriel, Brendan Chardonnet, Christophe Herelle, Jean-Kevin Duverne, Paul Lasne (Romain Faivre, min.60), Lucien Agoume, Haris Belkebla, Franck Honorat (Lilian Brassier, min.90), Steve Mounie (Hugo Magnetti, min.88) and Jeremy Le Douaron (Irvin Cardona, min.60)
Stadium: Stade de l’Aube
Goals: Franck Honorat (0-1, min. 5) and Adil Rami (1-1, min. 80)

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