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Simon’s Winning Spot Kick Against Monaco Sends Nantes To First French Cup Final In 22 Years

Simon’s Winning Spot Kick Against Monaco Sends Nantes To First French Cup Final In 22 Years

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.

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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.

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  • Gattuso 7 months ago

    Being in the final is just an ample opportunity for Simon Moses to win something in his career and probably compete in Europe next season. Best of Luck

     
  • Unyibest 7 months ago

    Rather, to add to his trophy cabinet as he has won the Belgian league and cup.

     
  • Most likely he will be in the premiership next season

     
  • Edoman 7 months ago

    French League is good for Moses. He is a great guy.