This Saturday against Dijon, En Avant Guingamp lost (1-0). This defeat, the first since the end of November, leaves the Bretons in 10th place, not far from the relegation zone. Here’s what to take away from this part.
A rhythmic first period
Tied in the standings with 8 points each, the two teams had the opportunity to widen the gap with the red zone. Despite the challenge of this meeting, the two teams did not hesitate to move forward. The Guingampaises spearheaded by Sarah Cambot created several situations in front of the Dijon goal without ever endangering Lisa Lichtfus. Unlike Sébastien Joseph’s players who got the best chance of this first act. Indeed, Jenna Hellstrom managed to eliminate Emmy Jezequel to open the way to the goal. Facing her, Cindy Perrault made a magnificent parade to keep her clean sheet (0-0, 29th).
A lack of efficiency in the second half
Yet well into this second period, Fred Biancalani’s players were surprised. On a long opening, by Lena Goestsch, Jenna Hellstrom did not miss this new face to face (1-0, 53rd). The reaction of the Breton women was quick. Marie Charlotte Léger tried to enter the area, but her ball did not find the target. The Guingampaises believed to equalize on the strike of Anissa Traoré, but the ball crashed on the crossbar (84th). At the end of the match, the Breton offensives intensified like Julini’s free kick (97th), but unfortunately without success.
Bad operation for the Guingampaises
Faced with a direct competitor to the maintenance, the Costarmoricaines had the opportunity to widen the gap with the bottom of the classification. Conversely, this defeat leaves Sarah Cambot’s teammates 3 points from the red zone ahead of Rodez and Soyaux. The two relegated were to face each other this Saturday, but the meeting was canceled due to weather conditions. Place now in the Coupe de France for the Breton women with a trip to Marseille for the round of 16.