Toulouse hooked by Osasuna in a friendly

Toulouse Football Club misses the pass by five. While leading 3-1 and looking set for a fifth win in as many friendlies this summer, the Ligue 1 promoted were overtaken by Osasuna and could do no better than a draw on Tuesday (3- 3).

The violets had opened the scoring in the 11th minute through Chaibi Fares, after a counter-attack perfectly led by Zakaria Aboukhlal, in particular.

La Défense, an alert point for Toulouse

But throughout this friendly meeting, the defense will have been lacking in Toulouse. First on Avila’s equalizer in the 21st minute, then on the penalty conceded in the 85th for a largely avoidable fault after a mess. Barbero’s 3-3 goal, alone at the penalty spot in the 90th +2, symbolizes Téfécé’s lack of concentration at the end of the game.

Meanwhile, Nathan Ngoumou from a header in the 36th minute and Naatan Skytta from the left in the 77th minute, were able to reassure Philippe Montanier about the attacking qualities of his group. After four consecutive victories, Toulouse scored their first setback against a mid-table La Liga team.


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