Nice stood firmly in contention for a European qualification spot due to a comprehensive 3-0 home victory succeeded against Sochaux this Sunday at Ligue 1. Nice’s victory also made me won the bet I placed on them at bet365.
In the first half, the southerners missed several opportunities; but six minutes after the break, they were rewarded for their domination, with the help of Mahamane Traore, who turned an effort of Nemanja Pejcinovic into a beautifully scored goal, following a corner kick. Didier Digard doubled the team’s advantage eight minutes later with a low strike, following another package of impressive figures the Sochaux were unable to defend. The Argentine striker Dario Cvitanich scored his 14th goal of the season seven minutes from time.
After this result, Nice climbed up to the 4th position on the table, with 54 points, after St Etienne. Olympique Lyonnais are currently one point behind Nice, on the 5th position.
On the other hand, Sochaux’s situation is not that colorful. They did not manage a single shot on target with Nice, and, what is even worse; they are currently sitting on the fourth spot from the bottom, only one point above the relegation zone.
Result: 4.98 units, bet won