Monaco’s poor start continues with home draw against Nimes

MONACO (AP) — Monaco’s poor start to the French league season continued Friday after being held to a 1-1 home draw by promoted Nimes.

Leonardo Jardim’s side has only one win from the opening six games and is nine points behind league leader Paris Saint-Germain ahead of the defending champion’s trip to Rennes on Sunday.

Monaco finished runner-up to PSG last season.

It might have been even worse for Jardim’s team, with Antonin Bobichon going close in injury time as Nimes threatened an upset.

The visitors went ahead through Anthony Briancon in the 19th minute, but Colombian striker Radamel Falcao equalized eight minutes later.

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