French Ligue 1
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Nantes 1-1 Nice

Jean Michael Seri
Nice are aiming to win their first Ligue 1 title since 1959

Nice lost ground on their Ligue 1 title rivals as they were held to a draw by mid-table Nantes.

The visitors, without injured trio Alassane Plea, Wylan Cyprien and captain Paul Baysse, went behind to Emiliano Sala's 22nd-minute opener.

Jean Michael Seri equalised six minutes later with a wonderful strike from the edge of the box.

Nice stay third on 64 points, one behind Paris St-Germain and four adrift of leaders Monaco.

PSG and Monaco, who now have a game in hand on Nice, play Lyon and Caen respectively on Sunday.

Line-ups

Nantes

  • 30Dupé
  • 15Dubois
  • 26Djidji
  • 3Santos SilvaBooked at 64mins
  • 6Alves de LimaBooked at 51mins
  • 27Gillet
  • 28Rongier
  • 7IlokiSubstituted forKacaniklicat 61'minutes
  • 8ThomassonSubstituted forHaritat 80'minutes
  • 22NakoulmaBooked at 90mins
  • 9SalaSubstituted forStepinskiat 90+2'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Riou
  • 4Vizcarrondo
  • 11Kacaniklic
  • 14Harit
  • 18Stepinski
  • 19Touré
  • 23Relvas de Oliveira

Nice

  • 30Cardinale
  • 2Souquet
  • 31Dante
  • 20Le Marchand
  • 29Chagas Estevao
  • 24ObbadiSubstituted forKozielloat 90+5'minutes
  • 6Seri
  • 21Barbosa Pereira
  • 5Belhanda
  • 13EyssericBooked at 44mins
  • 9BalotelliSubstituted forLe Bihanat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Le Bihan
  • 11Srarfi
  • 22Donis
  • 26Koziello
  • 32Sarr
  • 33Marcel
  • 40Benítez
Referee:
Benoit Millot
Attendance:
25,854

Match Stats

Home TeamNantesAway TeamNice
Possession
Home38%
Away62%
Shots
Home18
Away5
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home5
Away4
Fouls
Home17
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Nantes 1, Nice 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Nantes 1, Nice 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Nice. Vincent Koziello replaces Mounir Obbadi.

Attempt missed. Diego Carlos (Nantes) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Alexander Kacaniklic following a corner.

Attempt missed. Guillaume Gillet (Nantes) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left following a corner.

Booking

Prejuce Nakoulma (Nantes) is shown the yellow card.

Corner, Nantes. Conceded by Valentin Eysseric.

Substitution

Substitution, Nantes. Mariusz Stepinski replaces Emiliano Sala.

Foul by Arnaud Souquet (Nice).

Alexander Kacaniklic (Nantes) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Nice. Conceded by Diego Carlos.

Attempt missed. Valentin Rongier (Nantes) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Amine Harit.

Substitution

Substitution, Nice. Mickael Le Bihan replaces Mario Balotelli.

Mario Balotelli (Nice) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Koffi Djidji (Nantes).

Hand ball by Léo Dubois (Nantes).

Attempt missed. Diego Carlos (Nantes) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Léo Dubois with a cross following a set piece situation.

Substitution

Substitution, Nantes. Amine Harit replaces Adrien Thomasson.

Foul by Arnaud Souquet (Nice).

Alexander Kacaniklic (Nantes) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Emiliano Sala (Nantes) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Prejuce Nakoulma.

Corner, Nice. Conceded by Lucas Lima.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match (Nice).

Foul by Dante (Nice).

Prejuce Nakoulma (Nantes) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt blocked. Diego Carlos (Nantes) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Nantes. Conceded by Dante.

Attempt blocked. Prejuce Nakoulma (Nantes) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Prejuce Nakoulma (Nantes) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Léo Dubois with a cross.

Attempt blocked. Guillaume Gillet (Nantes) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Léo Dubois.

Foul by Arnaud Souquet (Nice).

Lucas Lima (Nantes) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Booking

Diego Carlos (Nantes) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Mario Balotelli (Nice) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Diego Carlos (Nantes).

Arnaud Souquet (Nice) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Prejuce Nakoulma (Nantes).

Hand ball by Adrien Thomasson (Nantes).

Substitution

Substitution, Nantes. Alexander Kacaniklic replaces Jules Iloki.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Monaco29215384265868
2Paris SG29205458203865
3Nice301810248242464
4Lyon281621059322750
5Marseille30137104337646
6Bordeaux30121084237546
7Saint-Étienne29101183324941
8Rennes3091292833-539
9Angers30116133138-739
10Guingamp30108123739-238
11Nantes30108122844-1638
12Toulouse30910113233-137
13Metz2998122953-2435
14Lille3097142937-834
15Montpellier3089134354-1133
16Caen2995153148-1732
17Dijon29610133846-828
18Nancy3077162140-1928
19Bastia30510152444-2025
20Lorient3074193261-2925
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