Football: in Luc-Primaube, regrets but also hopes for the post-Coupe de France

The adventure of the resident of Régional 2 ended on Saturday, October 30. It was the last Aveyron survivor, before Rodez entered the competition, in the next round.

The « green fans » had beautiful play their role of twelfth man during the ninety minutes and more of the meeting against Montauban, Saturday, October 30, it was not enough. The Lucos-Primaubois saw their journey come to an end against a resident of Regional 2, like them, at the end of an indecisive meeting, which ended on penalties (1-1, 5-4 tab). Franco Vignola’s men lacked almost nothing to offer themselves a first-rate performance and continue the romance with Dame Coupe. Because, like a tennis player serving to win the match, the Aveyronnais let their chance pass when it arose.

« It’s a series of penalties. We had the qualifying ball without realizing it. Behind it, we were eliminated. I regret more not having played for ninety minutes. The players had a not too bad first half before suffering in the second period « , regretted the yellow and green coach at the end of the meeting.

Indeed, the Montalbanais upped the pace after returning from the locker room to find the flaw twenty minutes from the end. This goal had sounded the awakening of Simon Roda and his partners. Steven Melhado, author of the equalizer (85e), almost doubled the bet a few minutes later after a raid on his left side and a close-angle shot. The Luco-Primaubois got the shots on goal with the guts. They had the match point with the result that we know. The Coupe de France has lived up to its reputation: magical for some, tragic for others.

Next challenge facing the leader

Now is the time to rebound and return to the ordinary in the championship. After a very good start to the season, with ten points collected during the first four days, the yellow and green move on Saturday November 6 to the leader and favorite for accession, Biars-Bretenoux, with the ambition to bring back at least one point.

For the occasion, Mamoudou Diaby and Guilhem Turlan will be back from suspension. Uncertainty should hang over midfielder Florian Lebreil until the last moment due to a sprained ankle, which had caused him to miss the match against Montauban.

The LPFC has proven that it has the means to be ambitious, both in terms of play and spirit. After having achieved the feat of eliminating Balma, resident of National 3, at 4e In turn, the players of President Myriam Alauzet have also shown themselves to be masters of money time, gleaning many points in the last minutes. « We must not stop at this elimination, we must bounce back », urged Franco Vignola. Hoping that the good arrangements at the start of the season survive the end of the Coupe de France route.

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