In a match delayed by an hour due to nets punctured by smoke, AS Saint-Etienne snatched the draw against Angers (2-2), at the opening of the 11th day of Ligue 1. The Greens still sound without victory, but they do not let go, despite a tense context.
And suddenly, at 11:53 p.m., the Cauldron exploded. A kid wearing the No. 33, in the jersey not even flocked, offered the Greens a point that allows them to avoid the worst. So is the defender Mickaël Nadé who came to place his head to snatch the match against Angers (2-2), and conclude this funny evening.
If the match lasted until almost midnight, it is because the kick-off was delayed by one hour. The supporters of the Greens, angry, made fall a rain of smoke on the lawn of Geoffroy-Guichard, burning in the passing the goal nets. It took an emergency repair for the meeting to play out.
⚽ FOOTBALL: The kick-off of the Saint-Etienne – Angers match is delayed due to jets of smoke on the lawn of the Geoffroy-Guichard stadium. The supporters demand the resignation of Claude Puel, coach of ASSE. #SEARCH pic.twitter.com/v2l1VFnZnb
– French Info (@InfosFrancaises) October 22, 2021
We therefore believed that the evening would turn into a total nightmare for the Greens, when Angers opened the scoring against the course of the game, with a header from Ismaël Traoré on a free kick (0-1, 28th), before piercing the defense forézienne on one of its rare cons, concluded by Angelo Fulgini (0-2, 56th).
Fortunately, Saint Etienne can count on a providential man this season. Wahbi Khazri -only Stéphanois acclaimed throughout the match- gave hope to his team with a nice free kick (1-2, 61st). The Greens therefore pushed, and they were rewarded for their efforts with this goal from Nadé (2-2, 90th + 3).
“We have come a long way, once again, reacted Captain Mahdi Camara on Prime Video. We tried not to give up, we wanted to make a result at home, we snatch the draw. We cannot be satisfied, because we need points, but we show that we still want. “ Still without a victory, and still a red lantern, ASSE is moving forward in slow motion, despite obvious efforts. Will it be enough to save Claude Puel’s head? Answer in the hours to come …