Nice on fire, scoring 3 without reply at Allianz Rivera

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Technical card:
Nice: Walter Benitez, Andy Pelmard, Jean-Clair Todibo (Robson Bambu, min.87), William Saliba, Hassane Kamara, Pierre Lees-Melou (Dan Ndoye, min.65), Hicham Boudaoui (Kephren Thuram Ulien, min.77), Alexis Claude-Maurice, Myziane Maolida, Rony Lopes (Morgan Schneiderlin, min.65) and Amine Gouiri
Angers: Paul Bernardoni, Vincent Manceau, Ismael Traore, Romain Thomas, Souleyman Doumbia, Jimmy Cabot (Mathias Pereira Lage, min.75), Thomas Mangani, Ibrahim Amadou (Sada Thioub, min.62), Angelo Fulgini (Lassana Coulibaly, min.62), Sofiane Boufal (Pierrick Capelle, min.62) and Lois Diony (Mohamed Ali Cho, min.75)
Stadium: Allianz Rivera
Goals: Souleyman Doumbia (1-0, min. 9), Myziane Maolida (2-0, min. 17) and Amine Gouiri (3-0, min. 83)

Nice’s 3-0 win over Angers on Sunday, was hard fought at Allianz Rivera. Nice arrived at the game looking pick up points, following a previous defeat to Monaco. Angers are struggling for form following a draw in their last match. After today’s result, Nice and Angers currently occupy 13th and 8th spots in the league, with 29 points and 34 points respectively after 24 matches.

Nice started the first half well, with Souleyman Doumbia opening the rout in the 9th minute. Later, Nice scored again and increased their lead thanks to a goal from Myziane Maolida in the 17th minute, to take a 2-0 lead into half time.

Nice continued to apply pressure the second half and were rewarded, with a goal from Amine Gouiri, 83 minutes in, and the game ended 3-0.

For Nice, Morgan Schneiderlin, Dan Ndoye, Kephren Thuram Ulien and Robson Bambu came on for Sofiane Boufal, Angelo Fulgini, Ibrahim Amadou, Lois Diony and Jimmy Cabot, while Angers replaced Pierrick Capelle, Lassana Coulibaly, Sada Thioub, Mohamed Ali Cho and Mathias Pereira Lage with Sofiane Boufal, Angelo Fulgini, Ibrahim Amadou, Lois Diony and Jimmy Cabot.

There were bookings for Jean-Clair Todibo and Amine Gouiri from Nice and Ibrahim Amadou for Angers.

Nice will next travel to PSG, while Angers will face Nantes at home.

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