Nabil Fekir claims late winner as Lyon issue major blow to Monaco

From ESPN - October 13, 2017

Nabil Fekir netted an injury-time free kick as Lyon landed a 3-2 win over Monaco and a major blow on the visitors' hopes of catching Ligue 1 leaders Paris St Germain.

Monaco twice came from behind to reach half-time at 2-2 -- Adama Traore's unstoppable thunderbolt the pick after efforts from Mariano Diaz, Rony Lopes and Fekir.

The hosts had also hit the post on three occasions but were heading for a solitary point until Fekir stepped up and bent his 25-yard shot into the bottom corner in the fifth minute of added time.

PSG therefore retain their three-point lead at the summit and can double it on Saturday against Dijon.

Lyon had Monaco on the ropes from the opening moments, denied by the woodwork twice in the first 10 minutes.

Lucas Tousart was first to see his header come back off the post before Diaz suffered the same fate. The latter did not have long to wait for another chance, though, and this time did not miss with an opportunistic finish from close range.

Fekir dashed to the byline and clipped the ball powerfully across the six-yard box.


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