Breathtaking against FC Metz, Youcef Belaïli was finally able to unlock his goal counter with Stade Brestois. He said he was happy with his good performance and the goal scored. Obviously, he is starting to adapt to his club after missing his debut.
Aligned among the starting lineup during the match between Stade Brestois and FC Metz, Youcef Belaïli was one of the great architects of the precious victory achieved on the road, being the author of the only goal for his team. An oh so important victory insofar as it allowed the Brestois to officially remain in Ligue 1 Uber Eats. Better still, he provided a very good performance and seems determined to quickly find his best level.
The Algerian international striker said after the match that he is happy to finally release his goal counter and says he is starting to adapt to the French league. “Thank God we are kept in Ligue 1 after our victory at the expense of FC Metz. We played well, I’m starting to adapt as I go. We promise to chain a new victory on the occasion of the next match which will oppose us to Clermont Foot”, he will say.
He received praise from his trainer
Youcef Belaïli’s fine performance did not go unnoticed by his trainer Michel Der Zakarian. The latter praised his left winger.
“Overall, we had a good game. We had the balls to score a little more. We are very happy to chain another victory, and to move up in the standings. As we were almost saved before this match, I wanted to see the players who had less playing time, and they responded. They animated our 4-3-3 well, we were solid, we used the ball well. “, he declared at the end of the said meeting, and to add: “There was a good animation in the corridors with Irvin (Cardona) and Youcef (Belaïli). Youcef had a very good game, he scored a goal, he put a good ball to Steve too. Technically he was good. When you arrive in a championship that you do not know, the rhythm is different. We don’t know at what level he was physically too, ”he praises his Algerian striker.
Announced leaving at the end of the current season to return to the Qatari league, the fine performance provided by Youcef Belaïli against FC Metz could change the situation. Only, he will be called upon to confirm in the next matches if he wants to be entitled to a new contract with Stade Brestois next June.