for OM, a perilous trip to Reims, unbeaten for six months in the league
Jean-François Pérès, edited by Romain Rouillard
After the reception of Rennes by PSG, the 28th day of Ligue 1 ends this Sunday evening with the trip of Olympique de Marseille to the lawn of Reims. The Champenois, real sensation of this second part of the season, remain on a series of 19 matches without defeat in Ligue 1.
To find traces of a defeat for Reims in Ligue 1 this season, you have to go back to… September 18! Six months ago, almost to the day, the Champenois lost at home to AS Monaco (0-3). Since then, Will Still’s men have not conceded a single defeat and have only conceded seven goals since October thanks to an armed concrete defense. Before receiving OM this Sunday evening at the end of the 28th day of Ligue 1, in a sold-out stadium, the Rémois displayed overflowing confidence. And Moroccan experimentation Yunis Abdelhamid, captain of this team, is enjoying every moment.
“We may only experience this kind of moment once in our career. It’s extraordinary and it makes a lot of noise. We will try to extend it, this series, as long as possible”, assures you. -he. Between the goalkeeper Yehvann Diouf, a real wall, and the British striker Folarin Balogun, already author of 16 goals in Ligue 1, the Rémois impress.
We keep moving forward! With a goal of @balogun and always with a lot of solidarity, our Red and White are winning in Monaco tonight ❤️ #ASMSDR#GoSDR 0-1 | 90+4′ pic.twitter.com/0XYg8nFLQu
— Reims Stadium (@StadeDeReims) March 12, 2023
Will Still, symbol of this insolent success
A success symbolized by Will Still, their very young trainer. At only 30 years old, the Belgian, yet a beginner at this level, amazes everyone with his freshness and outspokenness. “We must not forget who we are, or where we come from. We are, in quotation marks, ‘only’ the Stade de Reims with our budget and with our players. But by respecting our principles, everything is possible. We will defend themselves and ‘push’ themselves in the best way to be better day by day”, he promises.
According Igor Tudor, the coach of Olympique de Marseille, Reims is currently the best team in the championship. What makes this poster, a bit outdated, a sparkling shock like champagne bubbles.