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Saturday, June 11, 2022in Bercy, Union Sud-Mayenne of Château-Gontier and the Huisserie (Mayenne) coached by Herve Blottiere and Alexis Huaulme lost in the final of the regional French Cup against Palaiseau (Essonne).
More than 600 supporters, families and friends of the USM club, had made move on the day for encourage their players.
A game with twists and turns
Announced favorites when they arrived at Bercy, Union Sud-Mayenne quickly found themselves in difficulty in the first half. The goalkeeper of the Palaiseau team managed to put doubt in your head Mayenne wingers.
While the second half did not promise to be more fruitful, the USM handball players nevertheless managed to pick up the score at the very end of the meeting (27-27).
They then take the direction of the 7m jets to hope to end the season with a glorious victory at the Accor Arena in Paris.
Shoot to the net
Carried by its keeper Tristan Gaillard, the Mayenne try not to flinch in the home stretch. The doorman of Château-Gontier (Mayenne) made several remarkable saves before Enguerrand Mulon misses the frame, the first.
They will ultimately be two USM players who failed to deceive the last rampart of Palaiseau.
The shots on goal therefore end with the score of 4 on pens to 2, synonymous with a first loss any competition on the 2021-2022 season for the USM.
Although the disappointment was great at the whistle, the smile of the 600 supporters all dressed in pink made it possible to quickly erase the last regrets of the players.
The evening ended with a huge clap started by the supporters and a beautiful photo on the podium for those who finished second in the French regional handball Cup.
Emmanuel Lepagethe president of the Union Sud-Mayenne, told our colleagues from France Bleu Mayenne his desire to consider this failure as the start of a new lease of life for the club.
Union Sud-Mayenne players will now be able to enjoy a vacation before resuming preparation for the 2022-2023 season, this summer.
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