Moses Simeon and his Nantes teammates will play in Ligue 1 next season after squeezing past Toulouse on away goals in the relegation play-off on Sunday, a positive end to what has been a chaotic season.
Antoine Kombouare’s team lost 1-0 on the night to Toulouse thanks to Vakoun Bayo’s 62nd-minute strike, but keep their top flight status thanks to their 2-1 win in the south west of France on Thursday.
It brings to an end a turbulent season for Nantes in which they had three coaches, including a disastrous and short-lived spell under reviled former France coach Raymond Domenech.
— FC Nantes (@FCNantes) May 30, 2021
A run of four wins from their final five league games enabled Kombouare to keep Nantes out of the automatic relegation places and then beat Toulouse, who stay in Ligue 2.
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