Strasbourg 1-1 Reims: The Racers remain winless after being held by Reims

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RCSA were held to 1-1 draw by Reims down on Sunday at the Stade de La Meinau. RCSA were looking for a victory following a disappointing 1-1 draw with Nice in their previous game. Reims, on the other hand, were beaten 4-2 in the previous match against Clermont Foot. As it stands, RCSA and Reims currently occupy 15th and 19th spots in the table, with 1 point and 0 points respectively after 3 matches.

RCSA started the first half well, when Alexander Djiku found the net just before halftime

Reims took the initiative in the second half, when Folarin Balogun found the net, 81 minutes in. The final result, RCSA 1, Reims 1.

Substitutions for RCSA included Ludovic Ajorque, Ronael Pierre-Gabriel, Jean-Eudes Aholou, Diarra Mouhamadou and Lebo Mothiba for Habib Diallo, Dimitri Lienard, Adrien Thomasson, Thomas Delaine and Kevin Gameiro, repectively. Reims brought on Arber Zeneli, Jens-Lys Cajuste, Alexis Flips and El Bilal Toure, to replace Dion Lopy, Maxime Busi, Bradley Locko and Junya Ito.

There were bookings for Alexander Djiku from RCSA, and Maxime Busi, Marshall Munetsi, Jens-Lys Cajuste and Wout Faes, for Reims.

RCSA will next play Auxerre away, with Reims facing Lyon at home.

Technical card:
RC Strasburg:Matz Sels, Alexander Djiku, Maxime Le Marchand, Lucas Perrin, Thomas Delaine (Diarra Mouhamadou, min.78), Sanjin Prcic, Adrien Thomasson (Jean-Eudes Aholou, min.78), Jeanricner Bellegarde, Dimitri Lienard (Ronael Pierre-Gabriel, min.64), Kevin Gameiro (Lebo Mothiba, min.88) and Habib Diallo (Ludovic Ajorque, min.64)
Reims:Patrick Pentz, Andrew Gravillon, Wout Faes, Yunis Abdelhamid, Maxime Busi (Jens-Lys Cajuste, min.76), Dion Lopy (Arber Zeneli, min.62), Marshall Munetsi, Bradley Locko (Alexis Flips, min.77), Kamory Doumbia, Junya Ito (El Bilal Toure, min.90) and Folarin Balogun
Stadium:the Stade de La Meinau
Goals:Alexander Djiku (1-0, min. 45) and Folarin Balogun (1-1, min. 81)