Moses Simon’s Nantes boosts their hope of surviving relegation in French Ligue 1 with a 2-1 win over Toulouse, in the first-leg of the promotion play-off at Stadium Municipa Thursday.
Nantes gave themselves ideal start inside opening opening 10 minute, when Simon Moses set up Ludovic Blas for the opener.
Their lead however lasted for nine minutes as Deiver Machado restored parity for the home side.
Nantes responded perfectly to the set back and they regained their lead three minutes later, thanks to emphatic finish from Randal Kolo Muani.
Nantes successfully protected their lead second half and they return home with massive advantage ahead of the return leg.
Nantes will host Toulouse in the second leg on Sunday 30th May with the winner over the two legs guaranteed topflight football in Ligue 1 next season.
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