Paris almost conceded its second defeat of the season in Chartres on Friday, but it ended up winning on the last possession (32-33). The Parisians, deprived of Nikola Karabatic (concussion) and his brother Luka (calf injury), relied on Kamil Syprzak, author of 10 goals (100% success) and Swedish goalkeeper Andreas Palicka (12 saves ).
Neck and neck throughout the game, the match turned in favor of the Championship leaders. While waiting for the Nantes and Montpellier matches, PSG is alone at the top of the Starligue. Chartres can harbor regrets and occupies 11th place in the ranking.
Aix beaten at home
The outcome was very different for the Pays d’Aix, beaten at home by Dunkirk (28-25). Despite the 11 saves by their goalkeeper Wesley Pardin, the Aixois lost to the Dunkirks who can also thank their goalkeeper Samir Bellahcene (13 saves). It is now three defeats in a row for the Provençaux, now 9th in the Starligue.
Chambéry and Nîmes win away
The Savoyards of Chambéry won at Sélestat (24-31). Arthur Anquetil and his teammates had no trouble overcoming the Alsatians, who are last in the Championship, even though they were only a goal ahead at the break. With this success, Chambéry retains its fifth place and continues to believe in qualifying for the European Cup next season.
But Chambéry should not weaken because behind, Nîmes, wide winner at Ivry (31-39) is very close. As often since the start of the season, USAM goalkeeper Alexandre Demaille showed the way (13 saves). With this success, the Gard club is still tied on points with Chambéry (12) in sixth position.