Pascal Dupraz spoke about the performance of his tenured recruits on Saturday during ASSE’s comeback against Montpellier (3-1).
ASSE signs a comeback against Montpellier
Eliminated from the Coupe de France by Bergearc (D4), AS Saint-Étienne chained a second success in a row in the league. On Saturday, ASSE overthrew Montpellier Hérault at Geoffroy-Guichard (3-1). The MHSC opened the scoring thanks to Elye Wahi (11th). The Greens ended up taking the best at the end of the match thanks to goals from Romain Hamouma (82nd), Arnaud Nordin (90th) and Wahbi Khazri (90th +3). With this success, the Loire club leaves its last place in the standings, provisional property of FC Lorient. After this victory, Pascal Dupraz commented on the performance of two tenured rookies against Montpellier. Éliaquim Mangala and Falaye Sacko experienced their baptism of fire at the Cauldron.
Pascal Dupraz proud of Mangala and Sacko
Firsts greatly appreciated by Pascal Dupraz. “These are the recruits who were thought out by four people. Mangala, I had planned to take him out quickly after half-time already because he had a yellow card and because I want to proceed step by step with him. But as we had control and with his knowledge of placement, he did not have to make too much effort even if he was carbon when he left, ”rejoiced the Stéphane coach about Eliaquim Mangala. The AS Saint-Étienne coach also praised Falaye Sacko’s performance against MHSC. “Sacko is the Geronimo of ASSE with his Iroquois crest. It was interesting. Above all, I will remember the state of mind of the whole group tonight, ”said the tactician. Which is already turned towards the next exit on the lawn of Clermont. A meeting for which he can count on Harold Moukoudi and Yvan Neyou, expected after CAN 2021. The competition ends this Sunday with a Senegal – Egypt final.