Bordeaux: faced with the crisis, Gasset asks "general mobilization"

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The Girondins bowed heavily in Saint-Etienne (4-1), this Sunday on behalf of the 32nd day of Ligue 1. Disappointed but not defeated, the Bordeaux coach calls his players to be “mobilized”.

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Bordeaux is no longer moving forward. Worse, the Girondins are falling dangerously in the standings. This Sunday, Jean-Louis Gasset’s team was slapped by Saint-Etienne (4-1) as part of the 32nd day of Ligue 1. This is the 10th defeat in the last 12 games for the Bordelais , now 15th with only six points ahead of the provisional barrage, Nîmes.

Suffice to say that the end of the season promises to be delicate even if Jean-Louis Gasset refuses to give up. “It may be necessary to be less beautiful but I will not abdicate, he warns. We must continue, be mobilized, especially united. We must tell ourselves that it is possible.”

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Gasset: “I have a team which is not aggressive”

Disappointed but determined, the former assistant to Laurent Blanc nevertheless gets a little annoyed when he is reminded of the very poor results of his team in 2021: “It’s a period like that. You want me to tell you what? “In January, we won three times and since then we haven’t won a match? We endure it. We try, we work, we try but there is often a small detail that takes away our mentality, the aggressiveness. I have a team that is not aggressive. What do you want me to do? I am not going to invent a player who will bring in the middle … It’s not a system problem, it’s a problem of aggressiveness. (…) Afterwards, at the end, maybe we let go a little because the period is hard. “

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Not easy, although it is an impressive team from Monaco who will present themselves to Matmut Atlantique in a week. “We must not let go, warns Jean-Louis Gasset. We are trying to mobilize everyone. We are asking for general mobilization. The time is hard.”

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