Super Eagles Star Scores One, Assists Another As Top European Team Cruise to 4–1 Victory

Super Eagles Star Scores One, Assists Another As Top European Team Cruise to 4–1 Victory

- Nigerian star Moses Simon is fighting hard to help European club Nantes avoid relegation

- The winger scored a goal and assisted another one as they thrashed Brest 4-1

- They are 18th on the log with three games to wrap up the 2020-21 league season

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Nigerian winger Moses Simon inspired Nantes to a 4-1 triumph over Brest in their French League encounter at the Stade Francis le Ble over the weekend.

The 25-year-old scored once and assisted another goal away from home as they continue their quest to avoid relegation at the end of this season.

He opened the scoring for his side through a superb finish in the 15th minute and Blas doubled their lead 12 minutes later as they headed into half time with two goals advantage.

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They continued their impressive display in the second half with Imran Louza increasing their tally in the 56th minute while Kalifa Coulibaly sealed the victory with a goal from the spot two minutes after the hour mark.

Nigerian star scores one, assist another as top European team cruise to 4-1 victory
Nantes stars celebrating Nigerian star Moses Simon after scoring their opener against Brest over the weekend. Photo by Fred TANNEAU / AFP
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The hosts got one back later in the game through Romain Favre in the 83rd-minute but it ended up a mere consolation in the end.

As it stands, The Canaries are 18th on the Ligue 1 table with 34 points after 35 rounds of matches - four points behind 17th place Lorient.

However, they will count on their performances in the last two games as they prosecute their last three fixtures this campaign.

Meanwhile, the Super Eagles attacker has taken his tally for the season to six goals and three assists across competitions so far - this is below his personal record for the same club last season.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Simeon Nwankwo and his side Crotone have been relegated to the second division after suffering a 2-0 loss to Serie A leaders Inter Milan.

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Goals from Christian Eriksen and Achraf Hakimi were enough to draw the league leaders closer to their first title in a decade.

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