AJACCIO NET WIN
AC Ajaccio has defeated Stade de Reims in a Ligue 1 match played at Stade Francois Coty on Wednesday. Ajaccio won the match by 2-0. This was the fifth victory for Ajaccio in the competition. With the help of this win, Ajaccio has now moved up to no. 13 in the points table.
Ajaccio has played 17 Ligue 1 matches in the ongoing season so far out of which it has won 5 and has lost 6. The remaining 6 matches have ended in the form of draws. Ajaccio presently has 21 points.
On the other hand, this was the eighth defeat for Reims in the tournament. This defeat took them to no. 17 in the points table. They have also played the same no. of matches as Ajaccio in the competition, but, they have managed to win only four.
The Ajaccio team made an aggressive start to the match and could have taken the lead in the 10th minute of the match. But, Adrian Mutu’s header was brilliantly saved by Kossi Agassa, the goalkeeper of Reims.
Mutu got another opportunity just a few minutes later, but, he again didn’t manage to place his header perfectly.
Mutu eventually succeeded in finding the net in the 31st minute of the match. This time, his header was brilliantly placed and the goalkeeper couldn’t do much. This was the only goal scored in the first half.
The lead of Ajaccio was doubled when Mickael Tacalfred scored an own goal in the 77th minute of the match. Tacalfred tried to clear a free kick, but, unfortunately, he ended up deflecting the ball into his own post.
AC Ajaccio will now take on Troyes in its next match at Stade de I’Aube on 15th of December.