Moffi turning heads in the French League

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Lorient's Nigerian forward Terem Moffi celebrates after a goal during the French L1 football match between FC Lorient and AS Monaco at the Stade Yves Allainmat in Lorient, western France, on January 6, 2021. (Photo by LOIC VENANCE / AFP) (Photo by LOIC VENANCE/AFP via Getty Images)


Terem Moffi scored his fifth goal of the season as French Ligue 1 side, Lorient got a rare 3-2 home over Dijon to boost their survival chances.

Moffi joined Lorient from the Belgian side, Kortrijk, and netted on his debut against Stade Reims. He has also netted in his last four consecutive games for the modest French League side.

Lorient took the lead in the 30th minute through Trevoh Chalobah in the 30th minute but their advantage only lasted nine minutes with Bruno Ecuele Manga equalizing for Dijon.

Mama Balde ensured the visitors go into halftime with a 2-1 lead when he struck for Dijon in the 42nd minute but the Nigerian, Moffi leveled for Lorient in the 58th minute before a last gasp goal through Anthony Racioppi own goal handed the three points to Lorient.

Lorient are 19th on the table with 15 points from 20 games ahead of their Sunday’s tough tie at home league multiple champions, PSG.

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