Nantes on Sunday lost to Nice on a home defeat at the Stade de la Beaujoire. Nantes were hoping to get something from this game, following a previous defeat to Lyon. Nice were coming from consecutive wins against Bordeaux and Lille. At the moment, Nantes and Nice are 15th, (4 points) and 4th, (9 points), spots respectively, after 5 matches.
After an un-eventful first half, Nice continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, with a goal from Kasper Dolberg in the 75th minute. The Eagles then netted once more and increased their advantage thanks to a goal from Amine Gouiri, 80 minutes in to make it 2-0.
For Nantes, Kalifa Coulibaly, Samuel Moutoussamy, Marcus Coco, Wylan Cyprien and Charles Traore, came on for Osman Bukari, Andrei, Moses Simon, Pedro Chirivella and Fabio. Nice replaced Kephren Thuram-Ulien, Andy Delort and Hassane Kamara with Mario Lemina, Calvin Stengs and Hicham Boudaoui.
There were bookings for Andrei and Fabio from Nantes. For Nice, Hicham Boudaoui, Mario Lemina and Dante saw yellow.
Nantes will play their next fixture away against Angers SCO, while Nice will face AS Mónaco at home.
|Nantes:||Alban Lafont, Sebastien Corchia, Nicolas Pallois, Jean-Charles Castelletto, Fabio (Charles Traore, min.88), Osman Bukari (Kalifa Coulibaly, min.79), Andrei (Samuel Moutoussamy, min.79), Pedro Chirivella (Wylan Cyprien, min.87), Ludovic Blas, Moses Simon (Marcus Coco, min.87) and Randal Kolo Muani|
|Nice:||Walter Benitez, Flavius Daniliuc, Dante, Jean-Clair Todibo, Melvin Bard, Hicham Boudaoui (Hassane Kamara, min.84), Mario Lemina (Kephren Thuram-Ulien, min.78), Pablo Rosario, Calvin Stengs (Andy Delort, min.78), Amine Gouiri and Kasper Dolberg|
|Stadium:||the Stade de la Beaujoire|
|Goals:||Kasper Dolberg (0-1, min. 75) and Amine Gouiri (0-2, min. 80)|