Nantes win lifts AS Monaco out of relegation zone

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AS Monaco recorded its second home win of the Ligue 1 season on Saturday, beating Nantes 1-0 to move out of the relegation zone.

Monaco could be dragged back down by results for lower teams, but the win was a welcome one for returning manager Leonardo Jardim.

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Monaco has now one two and drawn one of the last three league matches, which is the team’s best form of the season.

For his second game in a row, Gelson Martins scored in the game. The Atletico Madrid loanee has made a positive contribution to his first three league matches since joining in January.

Meanwhile, Russian Oleg Petrov is set to be appointed as vice-president and Chief Executive Officer at a board meeting this week.