Gabriel Suazo is a figure in an unprecedented offensive position during Toulouse’s victorious debut in the French championship

Gabriel Suazo is a figure in an unprecedented offensive position during Toulouse’s victorious debut in the French championship

The Chilean player started and was present throughout the match during the victory of the purple team over Nantes, during the first date of the French championship. For his part, Guillermo Maripán also celebrated with Monaco as a visitor.

A happy day was the one who had the Toulouse this Sunday, after beating Nantes 2-1 as visitors at the start of the 2023-24 Ligue 1 season in France . The match showed several novelties, including one that directly involved Gabriel Suazo.

The former Colo Colo captain made his season debut in a new position, since he served as a left pointer, taking advantage of his good offensive projection. He did it in a very good way and confirmed that his versatility can be a big help. Indeed, before establishing himself as a left-back, he also participated as a starting midfielder in several matches with the Cacique.

Of course, the cast of the Chilean had to fight to advance the match at the Stade de la Beaujoire, since he has just In the 13th minute of the match, the Egyptian Mostafa Mohamed, on penalty, gave the advantage to the locals .

However, in the plugin would come the purple reaction: at minute 62, Moroccan Zakaria Aboukhlal scored the draw in the engagement and, while everything seemed to indicate that the duel would end with a distribution of points, Denmark’s Rasmus Nicolaisen scored the final 2-1 at 90+1′ .

In this way, the cast of the national player –who was in and played the whole game – He started his participation in the French competition on the right foot, adding his first three units.

On the second date of the championship, Toulouse will host Paris Saint-Germain while Nantes will have to go to Lille.

Maripan also celebrates

Monaco, also owned by Chilean Guillermo Maripán, was another of the teams that celebrated the opening day of the French league . The defender is in his fifth season at the club that welcomed him after his move to Deportivo Alavés and is fully consolidated in his cast scheme.

The principality team, which had the national defense on the pitch throughout the engagement, beat Clermont 4-2 as outsiders thanks to the targets of the Brazilian Vanderson (26′), Wissam Ben Yedder (43′ and 70′) and Maghnes Akliouche (90+2′) . Pole Mateusz Wieteska (7′) and Austrian Muhammed Cham (53′) picked up for the hosts.

The Monegasques’ next challenge will be at home against Strasbourg while Clermont will visit Reims.

Meanwhile, in other results on Sunday, Brest went strong as home owners after beating Lens 3-2, while Montpellier and Le Havre shared units after drawing 2-2.

They later met Stade Rennais and Metz, a match which ended in a 5-1 win for the former, while Racing de Strasbourg beat Olympique de Lyon 2-1, a match that closed the first date of the tournament.

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Source: Latercera

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