Super Eagles winger, Moses Simon was the match hero for relegation battlers FC Nantes as they took a giant step towards beating the drop following their comeback 2-1 win away at PSG on Sunday night, AOIFootball.com reports.
Having last won at Parc de Prince in 2002, the visitors faced an uphill task in their quest for three points, heading into the game in 19th position having just won one of their last 20 games in all competitions.
That run looked like it will continue when German midfielder Julian Draxler put the Capital Club ahead just before the break with Moses Simon receiving a yellow card afterwards has PSG held on to a 1-0 half-time lead.
Down but not out, the visitors clawed their way back into the tie when a bit of lackluster ball movement at the back gifted Randal Kolo Muani a chance at the PSG goal with the French forward slamming home on the hour to make it 1-1.
The 22-year-old was then involved again 11 minutes later this time setting up the impressive Simon who fired home under pressure from the PSG defense to complete an incredible turnaround and give his side a deserved 2-1 lead.
The hosts then tried to get a point in the closing stages but the visitors stood firm for only their 5th win of the campaign a result which now sees them move away from the automatic relegation zone to 18th with 27 points from 29 games.
“All thanks to God for the victory. Great team spirit; it was a good fight boys and we did it all together. Now we can focus on the next one. Yes, we can!,” Simon posted afterward.
Moses had a game rating of 7.1, completed 100% of his take ons, won 4 duels, completed 83% of his passes, and also made one key tackle