Stade de Reims secured an impressive 3-0 victory over Nantes on Sunday thanks to a fine performance from Zimbabwean midfielder Marshall Munetsi. The 26-year-old played a key role in the win, scoring the third goal of the game in the 58th minute to seal the victory for his team. Alexis Flips had scored a brace earlier in the first half to give Stade de Reims a comfortable lead.
Excellent performance in midfield
Munetsi put on an excellent display in midfield, dominating his opponents and winning possession numerous times. He was also heavily involved in Stade de Reims’ attacking play, creating several chances for his teammates. The Zimbabwean international has been in fine form this season, cementing his place in Stade de Reims’ starting lineup. Munetsi has made 25 appearances in Ligue 1 this season, scoring six goals and providing three assists.
Stade de Reims move up the table
The victory over Nantes moves Stade de Reims up to 7th place in the Ligue 1 table. Stade de Reims will be hoping to build on this result and finish the season strongly as they look to secure their place in the Europa League. Next up for Munetsi and his teammates is a trip to face Metz on April 24th, where they will be looking to continue their good form.
Munetsi’s contribution to Stade de Reims
Munetsi’s performance against Nantes highlighted the important contribution he has made to Stade de Reims this season. Since joining the club in 2019 from Orlando Pirates, Munetsi has become a regular in the starting lineup and has established himself as a key player in the team. The midfielder’s versatility has been particularly valuable to Stade de Reims, with Munetsi able to play in a variety of positions across midfield and defence.
Munetsi’s impressive performances this season have also caught the attention of several top European clubs, with reports linking him with a move away from Stade de Reims in the summer transfer window. However, Munetsi’s focus remains on helping Stade de Reims finish the season strongly and secure their place in Ligue 1 for another season.
Marshall Munetsi’s performance against Nantes was a testament to his quality as a player and the important role he has played in Stade de Reims’ season so far. The Zimbabwean midfielder will be hoping to continue his fine form in the remaining games of the season and help his team secure their place in Ligue 1 for another year. Munetsi’s contribution to Stade de Reims has not gone unnoticed and it will be interesting to see where his future lies as he continues to impress on the pitch.