Placed in sixth place in this 3, the USSS, which remains on two victories, welcomes Pamiers, installed in second position.
> Saint-Sulpice – Pamiers, tomorrow at 3.15pm: “We can do it”. He believes in it, Victor Labat, and he is not the only one. Of course, if getting a facelift in relation to improving a style of play that is sometimes considered a little minimalist is the concern of all staff, there is always a good tradition. Some would like to see the supplement of soul thus balancing on the side of those who would certainly perform, when entering the lawn of Gaston-Sauret, to have made the albigans tenor put one knee to the ground, about two years ago. And this, against a backdrop of consistent conquests in the static phases and defensive pressing full of self-sacrifice. “This derby is very important, for the rest of the season, but also because we all have a duty of gratitude towards the leaders”, continues the partner of Olivier Argentin, serene but very determined.
Admittedly, considering only the content of the last two performances, it is true less approximately than expected, Pamiers is the favorite. Of course, absences are picked up with a shovel (we think of Roquebert, whose “full pot” ball lifts followed by “full iron” percussions mobilize what is needed of defenders), but it will undoubtedly be necessary to continue to curb the ardor of a team which is never more than five lengths behind Marmande, the current lowest ranked member of the major quartet. And as the Lot-et-Garonnais move to Valence – d’Agen…
> TOEC-TOAC / FCT – Castanet, tomorrow at 3.30pm: Unfortunately, everything has to be redone in the Pink City, barely two months ago, this feat bearing many promises at the expense of Nîmes. Indeed, as against Graulhet, the Toulouse, in the lead at the break (14-3), lost ground in favor of Céret, two weeks ago: “An insufficient depth of bench, a mental which leaves something to be desired, too many mistakes made, including in terms of the conduct of debates, all this is a lot to hope to beat these Catalans who have bet on mobility “, analyzes Damien Toyas.
But the latter does not for all that fall into catastrophism: “I repeat, we are still in part learning, even before talking technical or tactical, we must highlight the fundamentals of investment and humility. “It is clear that only a convincing victory is acquired in the small perimeter of confidence, but watch out for the Castanian spoilsport who, bad weather or not, will play his best game without complex. If Jordana, Samyn, Tarroque and Fourthiès are unfit, Bouyxou and Lagain are able to keep their respective ranks.