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Zapping Goal! Football club ASSE – Bordeaux: The pre-match brief

It was the chef’s surprise Sunday night in the Cauldron. Like what he had in his first game at the helm of the Greens, already against OL, Claude Puel surprised in his starting squad line-up a player hitherto glued to the bench. Two years ago, it was Loïs Diony. Sunday, it was Ryad Boudebouz. And the playmaker thanked him for his confidence in achieving a very good match, at the height of his partners, actively participating in the unexpected draw against the Gones (1-1), even if he was out at the time of the match. ‘equalization.

During this meeting, Boudebouz tied a record for the number of matches played in the First Division by an Algerian international. With Kader Ferhaoui, notably passed through Saint-Etienne between 1998 and 2000, they are at 343 (including 42 for Boudebouz in the green jersey). The next time he steps onto a Ligue 1 pitch, the Colmar native will therefore claim the record. And what could be better than his native Alsace for that, since ASSE will be traveling to Strasbourg on two Sundays? Claude Puel, who liked his player’s performance in the derby, in any case has another good reason to start him against Racing…

Boudebouz, Algerian player who played the most in L1

On Sunday against OL (1-1), Ryad Boudebouz joined Kader Ferhaoui in 1st place among the most capped Algerian players in the French First Division. The two players are at 343 matches. The native of Colmar could break the record in Alsace, precisely, as ASSE will be on the pitch at RC Strasbourg on the next day.

Raphael Nouet