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Maurer and Gbamin shine as Dunkirk secures victory against Quevilly in Ligue 2 encounter

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USL Dunkirk emerged victorious against US Quevilly on Friday evening, courtesy of standout performances from Aïman Maurer and Jean-Philippe Gbamin. Despite an early lead from Kalifa Coulibaly, Dunkirk rallied to secure a 2-1 win, showcasing their resilience and determination on the pitch.

The match, held at the US Quevilly’s home ground, witnessed an early breakthrough as Kalifa Coulibaly found the back of the net in the 24th minute, capitalizing on a well-executed pass from Mauritanian midfielder Papa Ndiaga Yade.

Coulibaly’s goal marked his 11th of the season, highlighting his prowess in front of goal for Quevilly.

However, Dunkirk refused to be deterred, mounting a spirited comeback in the second half.

Moroccan midfielder Aïman Maurer leveled the scoreline in the 52nd minute with a clinical finish, notching his second goal of the season in the French division.

The momentum shifted in Dunkirk’s favor, with Maurer’s strike injecting renewed energy into the team.

The decisive moment came in the 69th minute when Ivorian midfielder Jean-Philippe Gbamin found the back of the net, scoring his first goal of the season in Ligue 2 and putting Dunkirk in the lead for the first time in the match.

Gbamin’s goal proved to be the difference-maker as Dunkirk held on to secure a hard-fought victory against Quevilly.

With Maurer and Gbamin’s standout performances, Dunkirk clinched all three points, leaving Quevilly stunned despite their early lead.

The win solidifies Dunkirk’s position in the Ligue 2 standings and serves as a testament to their resilience and determination to succeed in the competition.

As the Ligue 2 season approaches its conclusion, Dunkirk’s victory against Quevilly underscores their ambition and ability to compete at the highest level of French football.

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