Angers 1-3 Nantes: Visitors stun Angers, as Nantes secure a 3-1 victory

Technical card:
Angers: Paul Bernardoni, Vincent Manceau, Romain Thomas, Ismael Traore, Souleyman Doumbia, Angelo Fulgini, Pierrick Capelle (Jimmy Cabot, min.46), Lassana Coulibaly (Antonin Bobichon, min.90), Sofiane Boufal (Mathias Pereira Lage, min.79), Thomas Mangani and Lois Diony (Mohamed Ali Cho, min.90)
Nantes: Alban Lafont, Sebastien Corchia, Andrei, Jean-Charles Castelletto, Charles Traore, Abdoulaye Toure (Batista Mendy, min.45), Imran Louza (Nicolas Pallois, min.88), Ludovic Blas (Marcus Coco, min.87), Pedro Chirivella, Moses Simon (Abdoul Kader Bamba, min.60) and Randal Kolo Muani
Stadium: the Stade Raymond Kopa
Goals: Moses Simon (0-1, min. 4), Imran Louza (0-2, min. 7), Thomas Mangani (1-2, min. 33) and Abdoul Kader Bamba (1-3, min. 86)

Nantes snatched all three points from Angers in a 3-1 victory on Sunday, at the Stade Raymond Kopa. Both teams arrived at the match from previous defeats in the league. Angers were looking to get back winning ways after losing their last game 3-0 to Nice. Nantes, on the other hand, lost 2-0 in the last match they played against Lille. As the table looks today, Angers and Nantes sit 9th, (34 points) and 18th, (19 points), spots respectively, after 25 matches.

Nantes dominated the first half, following early goal from Moses Simon in the 4th minute. Later, Nantes scored again thanks to a goal from Imran Louza in minute 7 to establish the 2-0. However, Angers pull-back in the 33rd minute, with a goal from Thomas Mangani. The score at half time was 2-1.

Nantes continued to pile on the pressure the second half and were rewarded, thanks to Abdoul Kader Bamba opening the scoring just before the final whistle. The game ended with a 3-1 victory for Nantes.

For Angers Jimmy Cabot, Sada Thioub, Mathias Pereira Lage, Mohamed Ali Cho and Antonin Bobichon came on for Pierrick Capelle, Jimmy Cabot, Sofiane Boufal, Lois Diony and Lassana Coulibaly, while Nantes brought on Batista Mendy, Abdoul Kader Bamba, Marcus Coco and Nicolas Pallois to replace Abdoulaye Toure, Moses Simon, Ludovic Blas and Imran Louza.

There were bookings for Lois Diony and Lassana Coulibaly from Angers and Alban Lafont, Ludovic Blas and Randal Kolo Muani for Nantes.

Angers will next play Strasburg away, with Nantes facing Marseille at home.