French Ligue 1
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Lyon 1-2 Nice

Carlos Eduardo
Carlos Eduardo scored a wonderful opener for Nice

Paris St-Germain remain top of Ligue 1 after title rivals Lyon lost to a late penalty at home to 10-man Nice.

Carlos Eduardo gave mid-table Nice the lead with a fantastic overhead kick.

Lyon levelled when Lloyd Palun was sent off for fouling Nabil Fekir with Maxime Gonalons scoring the penalty.

Valentin Eysseric scored the winner with four minutes left from a penalty after Bakary Kone fouled Alassane Plea.

It was Nice's first Ligue 1 win since beating Marseille, another title contender, in January.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a hat-trick on Friday night as Paris St-Germain beat Lorient to go top.

Marseille, who are five points behind PSG and four off Lyon, visit Lens on Sunday (20:00 GMT).

Line-ups

Lyon

  • 1Lopes
  • 13Jallet
  • 22Rose
  • 4KonéBooked at 53mins
  • 14DaboSubstituted forMalbranqueat 73'minutes
  • 21GonalonsBooked at 58mins
  • 12Ferri
  • 24Tolisso
  • 8GourcuffSubstituted forYattaraat 50'minutes
  • 18FekirBooked at 30mins
  • 20N'JieBooked at 62minsSubstituted forCornetat 64'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Zeffane
  • 11Ghezzal
  • 17Malbranque
  • 19Yattara
  • 27Cornet
  • 28Mvuemba
  • 30Gorgelin

Nice

  • 16Pouplin
  • 21PalunBooked at 54mins
  • 25Genevois
  • 24Bodmer
  • 19Amavi
  • 22Mendy
  • 6DigardSubstituted forGomisat 63'minutes
  • 11BautheacSubstituted forKozielloat 80'minutesBooked at 83mins
  • 3Carlos EduardoSubstituted forRafetraniainaat 87'minutes
  • 10Eysseric
  • 14PléaBooked at 79mins

Substitutes

  • 5Gomis
  • 18Maupay
  • 30Delle
  • 33Rafetraniaina
  • 34Constant
  • 35Koziello
  • 36Correia
Referee:
Antony Gautier
Attendance:
36,300

Match Stats

Home TeamLyonAway TeamNice
Possession
Home66%
Away34%
Shots
Home21
Away10
Shots on Target
Home8
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home14
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Lyon 1, Nice 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Lyon 1, Nice 2.

Offside, Lyon. Corentin Tolisso tries a through ball, but Bakary Koné is caught offside.

Offside, Lyon. Maxime Gonalons tries a through ball, but Mohamed Yattara is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Maxime Gonalons (Lyon) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Christophe Jallet (Lyon) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Bakary Koné with a headed pass.

Offside, Nice. Simon Pouplin tries a through ball, but Alassane Pléa is caught offside.

Hand ball by Mohamed Yattara (Lyon).

Attempt missed. Maxwell Cornet (Lyon) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Maxime Gonalons.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Romain Genevois (Nice) because of an injury.

Attempt saved. Christophe Jallet (Lyon) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Steed Malbranque with a cross.

Attempt blocked. Steed Malbranque (Lyon) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Christophe Jallet.

Substitution

Substitution, Nice. Albert Rafetraniaina replaces Carlos Eduardo.

Goal!

Goal! Lyon 1, Nice 2. Valentin Eysseric (Nice) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Penalty conceded by Bakary Koné (Lyon) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Nice. Alassane Pléa draws a foul in the penalty area.

Foul by Maxwell Cornet (Lyon).

Jordan Amavi (Nice) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Vincent Koziello (Nice) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Maxime Gonalons (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Vincent Koziello (Nice).

Attempt blocked. Steed Malbranque (Lyon) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jordan Ferri.

Substitution

Substitution, Nice. Vincent Koziello replaces Éric Bautheac.

Booking

Alassane Pléa (Nice) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Steed Malbranque (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alassane Pléa (Nice).

Attempt missed. Lindsay Rose (Lyon) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Maxime Gonalons.

Attempt blocked. Corentin Tolisso (Lyon) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Steed Malbranque.

Attempt missed. Christophe Jallet (Lyon) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Maxime Gonalons.

Substitution

Substitution, Lyon. Steed Malbranque replaces Mouhamadou Dabo.

Foul by Maxwell Cornet (Lyon).

Carlos Eduardo (Nice) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Mohamed Yattara (Lyon) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Mathieu Bodmer (Nice).

Jordan Ferri (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Carlos Eduardo (Nice).

Attempt missed. Valentin Eysseric (Nice) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Foul by Corentin Tolisso (Lyon).

Carlos Eduardo (Nice) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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