For the 14th day of Ligue 1, AC Ajaccio acquired Strasbourg in a gathering the place neither crew had the proper to make errors. The folks of Strasbourg, regardless of a heroic draw in opposition to OM, have been nonetheless relegated at kick-off and it was subsequently completely essential to take three factors in opposition to a direct competitor. The promoted Corsican, additionally within the crimson zone (nineteenth), needed to rise up in order to not be left behind within the standings and what may very well be higher than a house assembly. For this match of concern, the 2 coaches determined to align the basic and didn’t actually take any threat.
After the draw obtained final week, Strasbourg hoped to reassure themselves and every part began completely for them with a elegant free kick signed Jean-Ricner Bellegarde (seventh). The previous Lensois deposited the ball within the skylight of Benjamin Leroy. Dominated, the Corsicans struggled to get the ball out and rapidly sank on this assembly. On an extended deep ball, Kevin Gameiro scored a powerful lob and allowed the Alsatians to already make the break (seventeenth). We then anticipated to see Julien Stéphan’s males calmly handle and even drive the purpose dwelling. However now, this season, nothing goes properly for Strasbourg and the match has immediately modified.
Belaïli made the present
Underneath water up to now, AC Ajaccio got here again into the sport after a penalty transformed by Youcef Belaïli (thirty third). The Algerian, very lively on his lane, posed issues for the opposing protection. Barely a minute later, pushed by a public on fireplace, Ajaccio even equalized on a saving counter and killed a totally overwhelmed Strasbourg crew. El Idrissy crucified Sels on the spot (thirty fourth, 2-2). And that was solely the start. As a result of within the course of, Youcef Belaïli, who had simply missed a head to head, obtained a brand new penalty which he reworked himself (fortieth, 3-2).
Surprised, Strasbourg thought to restrict the breakage till halftime. But it surely was with out relying on Belaïli who continued to impress and put the ball on the pinnacle of Nouri for the aim of 4-2 (forty fifth + 3). An actual catastrophe situation for Strasbourg, which was subsequently going straight for a sixth defeat within the league. And even when Belaïli provided himself the luxurious of lacking a penalty (63rd, the third of the match for the Corsicans) and Ajaccio completed at ten after the exclusion of Clément Vidal (eightieth), Strasbourg didn’t know find out how to come again and subsequently continues its descent into hell. The Corsicans take three treasured factors and return to seventeenth place, passing in entrance of their opponent of the day.