Onyekuru Bags Assist, Helps Monaco Clinch Ligue 1 Milestone In Win Vs Nantes
Henry Onyekuru came on and provided an assist in AS Monaco’s 2-1 win against visiting Nantes, in Sunday’s Ligue 1 clash, Completesports.com reports.
The win means Monaco have now won their 1000th game in the top flight of French football.
Also, they are the fourth club to achieve it in the history of the Ligue 1.
In action for Nantes was Super Eagles winger Moses Simon who played for 90 minutes.
Onyekuru who came on in the 63rd minute, set up Willem Geubbels to make it 2-1 in favour of Monaco.
Sofiane Diop gave Monaco the perfect start after opening scoring in the fifth minute.
Randal Kolo Muani thought he had equalised for Nantes but his effort was disallowed.
In the 61st minute Ludovic Blas eventually drew Nantes levelled.
The win was Monaco’s second after three games (one draw) and place them in second position on seven points.
Nantes are in 10th position with four points and have now suffered their first defeat in the league this season.
By James Agberebi
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