Nice: Galtier tackles his players despite the victory against Nantes

Christophe Galtier did not appreciate the behavior of some of his players on Friday during the victory of OGC Nice against FC Nantes (2-1), at the start of the the e day of Ligue 1. The Aiglons coach noticed “relaxation”.

It’s a far from satisfied Christophe Galtier who appeared at a press conference after the narrow victory of OGC Nice against Nantes (2-1), Friday , opening the th day of Ligue 1. With the satisfaction of having taken three precious points, but with regrets in view of the content offered to home.

“I am happy with the victory. But if I was happy with that match, I would have to change careers quickly. There are behaviors and a lack investments that have been bugging me for a while. I saw some of my players slack off quickly tonight. I saw my players giving a lot more in other games,” he said.

“I felt overzealous”

Faced with Canaries very weakened by injuries and absences linked to the African Cup of Nations , the Aiglons first made the difference from the penalty spot thanks to Kasper Dolberg (21e). Before seeing Andrei Girotto equalize at the break on a direct free kick (45e). Khephren Thuram restored the advantage to his team (56e), but Nice suffered until the end, unable to kill the match.

“How to fix this? Competition! Even if there is less at the moment with the CAN and the Covid-19 There are too many differences between the 25 first minutes and the rest of the match. It is perhaps the issue of the result, our three defeats of rank at home. You have to tell yourself that it’s only happiness to fight for second place. It’s annoying to see such a relaxation. As soon as we scored, there was a total relaxation. We let Nantes play. I felt tension and overzealousness”, insisted Galtier.

Dolphin of PSG with a provisional three-point lead over OM, which will host Lille on Sunday at the VĂ©lodrome, Nice will try to follow up in a week against FC Metz.