Gideon Mensah Shines In Auxerre’s Draw With Nice

Black Stars left-back Gideon Mensah aided his side Auxerre to draw 1-1 with Nice in their Ligue 1 match week 26 game which came off at Allianz Riviera on Friday evening.

French midfielder Gauthier Hein put his side ahead in the 36th minute while striker Gaetan Laborde missed a penalty for Nice three minutes later.

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Gideon Mensah
Gideon Mensah

He, however, made up for the earlier miss with a headed goal in first-half stoppage time.

Nice is currently in the seventh position on the league table and are two points behind sixth-placed Lille, while the opponents on the day Auxerre are placed 16th.

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The point picked by Auxerre is vital in their relegation battle.

The bottom four teams will go down at the end of the season.

Nice has extended their unbeaten run to 10 matches in the French Ligue 1.

Gideon Mensah was rated 7.0 by Whoscored, he made 72 touches, 79% pass accuracy, four long balls, two clearances, three interceptions, and four tackles.

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He played the entire duration of the match.