Print Edition - 2017-03-20  |  Sports Digest

Nice falter in title race

- AFP, PARIS

Mar 20, 2017-

Mario Balotelli endured a frustrating afternoon as Nice dropped two vital points in the French title race with a 1-1 draw at mid-table Nantes on Saturday. Nice had plenty of the ball but Balotelli was well shackled by the home defence and the Italian striker won his side a series of freekicks in dangerous areas that they failed to make the most of. The draw means Nice stay third, a point behind Paris Saint-Germain and four off leaders Monaco. 

Published: 20-03-2017 09:31

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