Plea's 8th goal in 5 games not enough as Nice draws 1-1

From FOX Sports - April 13, 2018

PARIS (AP)Alassane Pleas eighth goal in the past five games was not enough for Nice, which conceded late on in a 1-1 draw at Angers in the French league on Friday.

The 25-year-old Plea, a quick and powerful striker, will be doubtless linked with a move in the summer transfer window. He read midfielder Jean Michael Seris clever pass and had enough strength to hold off a defender before sliding to poke the ball into the bottom corner in the 67th minute.

It was his 14th league goal of the season and moved him level as the clubs top scorer with Mario Balotelli, who did not play.

But with six minutes left, Angers equalized when midfielder Angelo Fulgini found the top right corner with a curling shot from about 12 yards (meters).


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