It’s a bit of a moment of truth for the JDA Dijon Reserve. Current second behind Palente, the young Côte-d’Oriennes receives, this Sunday, her counterpart Messin, third, one of the rare teams to have beaten them this season (29-31 in the first leg in Lorraine).
By taking revenge, Anthony Favier’s players would have a good chance of finishing in second place, a historic ranking for the club.
Season over for Lilou Pintat
“There is something at stake”, stresses the Dijon manager. “We can be the best training center in France. We never finished in front of Metz and we never got on the podium “, he remembers that he will be able to count on almost all his vital strengths, apart from Lilou Deflandre, Emma Billey and Lilou Pintat, the latter having concluded her season later. shoulder surgery, in particular, the Dijon group will include young players from the first team such as Anouck Clément, Luna Marin, Charlène Guerrier and Nina Dury.
“We will have the best squad possible. It will be an interesting match, we will shoot certain bodies “, predicts Anthony Favier, whose young team has the opportunity to crown an already very successful season.” We will try to shine, because it is also the penultimate home game before ending with the derby against Chevigny ( Saturday 7 May ) ”, Indicates the technician from Dijon.
JDA DIJON 2 – METZ 2 In Dijon (André-Sellenet), this Sunday (4pm). JDA Dijon. – Guardians: Breitenstein, Germe. Players on the pitch: Prudhon, Dury, Decugis, Clément, Gayet, Marin, Guerrier, Perret, Mazel, Favelier, Stemmer, Ledey.
The other matches
Women’s national team 1
MONTIGNY-LÈS-METZ – CHEVIGNY
In Montigny-lès-Metz, this Saturday (20:30).
Almost guaranteed to evolve back into N1 next season, the Chevignoises are approaching the final sprint without pressure, but with the ambition of not finishing below the current eighth place. Beaten again at home last weekend by Stella Saint-Maur’s reserve, Fouad Ez Zajjari’s players will try to raise the bar with a team from Montigny placed behind them.
Women’s national team 2
CLERMONT 2 – BEAUTIFUL
In Issoire, this Saturday (20:30).
If the Beaunoises have a must-play game to preserve their third place, this is it. Three days before the end of the championship, Xavier Bonet’s daughters will move to a Clermont reserve currently fourth, four points behind. In the first leg the BHB had dominated Auvergne without too many worries (36-31).
COUNTRY OF VOIRONNAIS – AS AUXOIS
In Voiron, this Saturday (7pm).
The SAA no longer has a choice. To maintain a small hope of maintenance, the Montbardo-Laumoises must absolutely impose themselves on the terrain of the Pays Voironnais, a direct competitor. With three games to go, another defeat would undoubtedly seal their fate.