Tolu Arokodare was the hero for Amiens, scoring late on to snatch a 1-0 win against Annecy at the Stade de La Licorne on Saturday in Ligue 2.

The visitors who lost their first game at home were dominant for a majority of the first half, seeing 57% possession, but failing to translate their good play into meaningful chances.

Amiens struggled to create any clear chances in the first half and had to defend for the most part of the first half.

The restart brought about Amiens’ turn to control the tempo, having brought in theee nee fresh legs at the beginning of second half . Annnecy defended valiantly against an early barrage that saw Chibozo missed the target inches wide of the post.

Amiens continue to apply pressure and came close to a scoring through Gelin’s free-kick in the 75th minutes.

Against all odds, with eight minutes of regular time left to play, Tolu Arokodare slotted calmly into the bottom corner from Iron Gomis lay-off, netting his first goal of the season.