After the difficult victory of AS Saint-Etienne on his turf against Strasbourg in the match of the top of the table (2-1), the Stade Malherbe de Caen defeated FC Nantes in Normandy for a game late for the 23rd day League 1. A meeting marked by a new tribute to Emiliano Sala, the Argentine player who has played in both teams.
The first opportunity was for Nantes, but Coulibaly stumbled on Samba (10th). The match lacked intensity, and Girotto was sent off for a second yellow card conceded in 8 minutes (34th). Waris offered a new opportunity, but Samba saved again (68th). And finally, Djiku was guilty of a foul in the box and Rongier converted the penalty (0-1, 80th). The Nantais won and climbed to 14th place, 8 points ahead of Monaco, barrage. For its part, Caen remains 19th.