On the eve of the Girondins de Bordeaux match against AS Saint-tienne, David Guoan returned to a press conference on Sunday (1–6) on a slap received by his team in Lyon. If the Bordeaux coach feels the defeat is “unacceptable”, he wants to remain positive and considers the setback an “accident”.
Three days after being scattered by Olympique Lyonnais at the Grupama Stadium on Sunday (1-6), how will the Girondins de Bordeaux react to Matamut Atlantique on Wednesday when they face AS Saint-Etienne for a match of fear during the 33rd day of the Ligue. welcome. 1? David Guon expects a “rebound” from his players, as he told a press conference on Tuesday.
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The Girondins’ coach explained that he had spoken with “some individual players, after the loss at Lyon, to convince them”.[sa] way of watching the match”, while “the boys were angry, of course.” Before admitting that “this one (big defeat, editor’s note), I hadn’t seen it after the past weeks without “dangerous signs”.
“There was no one else to catch up with”
However, it was actually a slap that Bordeaux got at Lyon, which was not helped by a number of blunders, including that of goalkeeper Gaiton Poussin. After a draw at Lille (0–0) and a win against Metz (3–1), Bordeaux “sank individually, there was no one to catch up with the other, and collectively”, Guion admitted. .
But the former Reims coach didn’t want to give up when his team finished 19th in the championship, three points behind Barrage Clermont (18th). According to Gion, this defeat at Lyon was “an accident. Unacceptable, we completely agree, but an accident. (…) No excuse, but now we are planning on Saint-tienne”. What M’Baye Niang confirmed on Tuesday: “I see the effort we are making, we should not question everything regarding this Lyon match.”
Optimistic Guion and Niang
Knowing that his team has a card to play against ASSE (four points ahead of the Girondins), a competitor for keeper, Gion decides to be positive: “The idea is to bounce back, it To prove that it was an accident, because the last few performances were fine, the team was moving forward, the team was moving forward.”
Scorer M’Be Niang also expressed a state of mind against Metz: “I may be mad, but I believe this group will get out of it. I know there is urgency but I’m not overly concerned with that.” ” The Girondins have to prove it at home against ASSE on Wednesday evening. As in Bordeaux, at this time in Saint-tienne, it is hope that keeps us alive.