Nantes regains the lead ahead of PSG after their victory over Istres

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Nantes regains the lead ahead of PSG after their victory over Istres

For a handful of goals, Nantes took control of the French Championship. Winner of Istres at home (40-32), the “H” has taken care of its goal difference which allows it to get ahead of PSG in the standings of the Liqui Moly Star League. With 18 points, the Nantes players have a positive balance of 55 goals, while the Parisians are at +51 after ten days.

Ten saves for Hallgrimsson

At the H Arena, Nantes made the difference in the first half, with a 23-15 gap that Istres failed to close after the break (17-17). More effective (70% conversion on shots), the H players were carried by the 6 goals of Kauldi Odriozola and Thibaud Briet.

Goalkeeper Viktor Hallgrimsson made 10 saves. In the Istrean ranks, Lucas Vanegue finished with the best offensive record (6 goals) despite relative efficiency (55% on shots).

Friday, PSG won in pain in Chartres (33-32). In the evening, Montpellier, third in the Championship, will host Limoges.

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