Moses Simon converted the winning spot kick as Nantes edged Monaco 4-2 on penalties to advance into the final of the French Cup on Wednesday night.
Monaco took the lead on 12 minutes through Guillermo Maripan before an own by Djibril Sidibe on 21 minutes made it 1-1.
Samuel Moutoussamy then put Nantes 2-1 in the 74th minute but with 14 minutes left Monaco equalized thanks to Myron Boadu.
The game went into penalty shootout after regulation time ended 2-2 with Simon stepping up to score the decisive kick.
It is Nantes first appearance in the final since 2000 when they claimed their third French Cup title.
For Nice it is a first final appearance since 1997 in the competition which they have won three times.
Both Nice and Nantes will square off in the final billed for 7th May, 2020, at Stade de France.Copyright © 2021 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.