DECRYPTION – The legendary club is having the worst start to the season in its history in Ligue 1. Its former glory is worrying.
They did not expect anything, but they are still disappointed. At Matmut-Atlantique, Bordeaux supporters whistled their players, on November 28, after a defeat, the 6e in 15 games this season, against Brest (1-2). The Girondins led the score at half-time before conceding two goals in seven minutes. “After Brest, the executives took the floor. We said things to each other», Dropped midfielder Yacine Adli before … a new slap in the face in Strasbourg last Wednesday (5-2). There too, Bordeaux had opened the scoring. Heartbreaking. Like the cyclone in which the club was caught in April.
«The club was on the verge of compulsory liquidation», Reminds the Figaro the former Bordeaux coach Élie Baup. Eight months ago, the owner of the American investment fund King Street withdrew. “I was worried about the club, the employees I worked with for twenty-six years», Confides Marc Planus, defender trained at the club in 1989 and retired since 2015.