Dupraz: Let’s keep our composure

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Following Sunday's victory over Bordeaux, Toulouse coach Pascal Dupraz urged his side not to get carried away and focus on the upcoming trip to Saint-Etienne.

Toulouse have maintained the momentum their dramatic escape from relegation gave them in the final match of last season by grabbing four points from their first two matches of the new season.

Sunday's 4 – 1 win puts the inspirational manager's team in a position where avoiding the drop for a second consecutive year is a distinct posibility.

But the coach has urged his players not to become too excited with this possibility and keep their eyes on next week's fixture at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard.

"We have got off to a good start but we mustn't get carried away," Dupraz told reporters after the match."

"That said we can be proud of our victory, especially as we have a difficult run of fixtures with a trip to Saint-Etienne next Sunday.

"The match was made easy by the two goals we scored from dead balls," he continued. "We scored at the right moment, went about things in the right manner and sterilised them."

Bordeaux boss Jocelyn Gourvennec also referred to the two goals conceded from a corner and free-kick, respectively, in his post-match comments.

"It wasn't the football that decided this game," he told reporters. "It was the commitment, the set-pieces. The things that went for us last week didn't this time.

"I don't think this performance reflects our real value. We didn't turn up but it is just one match and we have a week now to prepare to play Nantes and put things right against them."