Bordeaux will therefore have waited for the sixth home meeting this season to register a first victory. After two defeats and three draws, the public of Matmut Atlantique was even spoiled with a scenario of the most enjoyable, side Girondins supporters obviously.
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The Stade de Reims nevertheless held the rope this Sunday afternoon with the goals of Ekitike (36th) and Locko (62nd), rewarding the domination of the Champenois who had previously highlighted Costil three times (17e, 31e, 34e).
17 – Jimmy Briand (Bordeaux) scored in a different 17th Ligue 1 season, being the first player to achieve such a performance in the top flight since Bernard Zénier in 1990/91. Veteran. @girondins #FCGBSDR pic.twitter.com/pclKslyTm5
– OptaJean (@OptaJean) October 31, 2021
And then Briand overturned the table. A decisive pass for Adli (72e), the equalizer goal five minutes later (2-2, 77e) and the winning penalty at the end of the money-time (3-2, 90e + 5), don’t look for the man of the match, who came into play in the 66th minute.
The feat of the “old man” (36 years old) offers a little breath of fresh air to the Girondins. The formation of Petkovic remains sixteenth in the standings, but with five points better than Metz, the first relegation.