Moses Simon on target for Nantes in their 3-3 draw against Dijon

Moses Simon on target for Nantes in their 3-3 draw against Dijon

- Moses Simon scores in his third consecutive game for Nantes against Dijon

- The Nigerian star equalised for the visitor in the 20th to level parity for the visitors

- Simon took his Ligue 1 goal tally to five after this weekend's encounter

- The winger has also provided five assists in the topflight so far this campaign

Nigerian football star Moses Simon was on target for French League club FC Nantes in their 3-3 draw against Dijon at the Stade Gaston Gerard earlier this weekend.

The Super Eagles enterprising winger recorded his name on the scores sheet in the 20th minute to cancel out Stephy Mavididi's opener five minutes before.

Simon who is on a season-long loan deal with the Canaries from Levante until the end of the season has now contributed ten goals in 22 Ligue 1 appearances - five goals and five assists.

He has also netted in his side's last three French topflight games after scoring against Rennes and PSG - though the games ended in defeats before helping them grab a point on the road this time.

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His goal in yesterday's game took his tally to nine across all competitions, while also providing assists for eight others in a total of 2.102 minutes since he joined them from his La Liga side.

It would be recalled that he scored a stunning goal in his side's 2-1 defeat to table-toppers Paris Saint Germain on Tuesday, February 4, but his goal failed to help them avoid losing the game.

However, the Nigeria international could not add to his tally in the game after picking a knock and exiting the pitch in the 43rd minute.

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Abdoulaye Toure replaced the 25-year-old attacker with just two minutes to wrap the first half up to continue from Simon left.

In the end, both sides shared the spoils as they ended the match 3-3 while are 12th on the table with 33 points after 22 matches.

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Meanwhile, they (Nantes) will hope to return to winning ways for the first time in the league since December 1, 2019, when they beat St-Etienne 2-0 on the road in their game Metz next weekend. earlier reported that Nigerian football star Moses Simon was on target for his French League side Nantes in their 2-1 defeat to the table-toppers Paris Saint Germain on Tuesday night.

The Super Eagles forward reduced his side's deficit in the 68th minute having two goals earlier in the game.

Moses made a solo run from the center field towards PSG's danger zone and creatively dispatched Thilo Kehrer who tried to dispossess him of the ball before putting the ball into the back of the net.

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