French Ligue 1
Caen1Nice0

Leaders Nice suffer first defeat of season at Caen

Ivan Santini
Former Croatia youth international Ivan Santini's penalty ended a run of three straight Ligue 1 defeats for Caen

Mario Balotelli hit the post for leaders Nice as they suffered a first Ligue 1 defeat of the season at Caen.

Lucien Favre's side still lead by three points despite losing to Ivan Santini's first-half penalty, which lifted the home side out of the relegation zone.

Former Liverpool forward Balotelli, who had hit six goals in his previous five league games, struck the post with a first-time shot in the 63rd minute.

The Italy striker was later booked for a foul on Ronny Rodelin.

Line-ups

Caen

  • 1VercoutreBooked at 79mins
  • 24GuilbertSubstituted forDiomandeat 90+3'minutes
  • 28Da Silva
  • 5Yahia
  • 18Adeoti
  • 11BessatSubstituted forMalbranqueat 80'minutes
  • 6Delaplace
  • 2Seube
  • 17MakengoBooked at 65mins
  • 12RodelinSubstituted forKaramohat 88'minutes
  • 26Santini

Substitutes

  • 4Diomande
  • 7Karamoh
  • 10Malbranque
  • 19Leborgne
  • 22Sane
  • 29Genevois
  • 30Reulet

Nice

  • 30Cardinale
  • 21Ricardo Pereira
  • 31Costa SantosBooked at 26mins
  • 33Sarr
  • 29Chagas Estevao
  • 25Cyprien
  • 24BodmerSubstituted forDonisat 89'minutes
  • 6Seri
  • 14PléaBooked at 79mins
  • 9BalotelliBooked at 84mins
  • 5Belhanda

Substitutes

  • 2Souquet
  • 13Eysseric
  • 18Walter
  • 22Donis
  • 26Koziello
  • 28Boscagli
  • 40Benítez
Referee:
Johan Hamel
Attendance:
16,225

Match Stats

Home TeamCaenAway TeamNice
Possession
Home32%
Away68%
Shots
Home12
Away4
Shots on Target
Home7
Away1
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home11
Away18

Live Text

Match ends, Caen 1, Nice 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Caen 1, Nice 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Caen. Ismael Diomande replaces Frederic Guilbert.

Corner, Nice. Conceded by Frederic Guilbert.

Corner, Nice. Conceded by Jean-Victor Makengo.

Substitution

Substitution, Nice. Anastasios Donis replaces Mathieu Bodmer.

Corner, Nice. Conceded by Jean-Victor Makengo.

Substitution

Substitution, Caen. Yann Karamoh replaces Ronny Rodelin.

Booking

Mario Balotelli (Nice) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Mario Balotelli (Nice).

Ronny Rodelin (Caen) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dante (Nice).

Ivan Santini (Caen) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Caen. Steed Malbranque replaces Vincent Bessat.

Booking

Rémy Vercoutre (Caen) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Alassane Pléa (Nice) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Alassane Pléa (Nice).

Rémy Vercoutre (Caen) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Alassane Pléa (Nice) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Frederic Guilbert (Caen).

Alassane Pléa (Nice) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jordan Adeoti (Caen).

Jean Michael Seri (Nice) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jonathan Delaplace (Caen).

Foul by Mario Balotelli (Nice).

Nicolas Seube (Caen) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Dante (Nice) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ivan Santini (Caen).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Jonathan Delaplace (Caen) because of an injury.

Offside, Nice. Ricardo Pereira tries a through ball, but Alassane Pléa is caught offside.

Booking

Jean-Victor Makengo (Caen) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Wylan Cyprien (Nice) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jean-Victor Makengo (Caen).

Foul by Mario Balotelli (Nice).

Frederic Guilbert (Caen) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Hand ball by Ivan Santini (Caen).

Attempt saved. Ronny Rodelin (Caen) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Ricardo Pereira (Nice).

Jonathan Delaplace (Caen) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 6th November 2016

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Nice129212491529
2Monaco1282236152126
3PSG128222471726
4Guingamp126331712521
5Rennes126241316-320
6Toulouse125431610619
7Lyon126152016419
8Bordeaux125431513219
9Saint-Étienne124621410418
10Angers125251111017
11Dijon123541617-114
12Marseille123541213-114
13Montpellier123541926-714
14Metz124261121-1014
15Caen124171021-1113
16Nantes12336916-712
17Bastia12327912-311
18Lille123181018-810
19Nancy12237719-129
20Lorient12219920-117
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