Simon Moses Inspires Nantes to Narrow Away Win Against Lorient in Ligue 1

Simon Moses Inspires Nantes to Narrow Away Win Against Lorient in Ligue 1

Super Eagles’ winger, Moses Simon, displayed his prowess in a stellar performance today as Nantes secured a crucial 1-0 victory over Lorient in their latest Ligue 1 showdown at the Stade du Moustoir.Simon Moses Inspires Nantes to Narrow Away Win Against Lorient in Ligue 1

Simon’s crucial contribution came in the form of a decisive assist, setting up the winning goal for FC Nantes, Footballrover reports.

The match was closely contested, with both teams unable to break the deadlock in the first half.

However, it took just two minutes into the second half for the Nigerian international to make his mark.

Simon orchestrated the breakthrough, providing a perfectly timed assist to Cameroonian star Jean-Charles Castelleto, who capitalised on the opportunity to score the opening goal for the visitors.

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Despite Lorient’s efforts to level the score, Nantes remained resilient, aiming to extend their lead.

Ultimately, Castelleto’s strike proved to be the match-winning goal, securing three valuable points for Nantes.

Simon’s impactful performance saw him on the pitch for 68 minutes before being substituted for Benie Traore.

This season in the French top division, the Nigerian winger has an impressive five assists and scored three goals in 19 league appearances for the Canaries.

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Despite the victory, Nantes finds themselves in 12th place with 25 points, trailing league leaders PSG by a significant margin of 28 points, while Lorient remains three points behind.

Looking ahead, the focus shifts to Nantes’ upcoming clash against Metz on Sunday, March 3.

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