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Nantes holds 10-man Bordeaux to 0-0 draw in French league's opening game

Nantes failed to capitalize after Bordeaux midfielder Mehdi Zerkane was sent off after 20 minutes for a crude foul on center half Nicolas Pallois

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These two teams were not supposed to open the campaign, but did so because Marseille's match against Saint-Etienne was postponed after three more positive coronavirus tests at Marseille

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Nantes was held to a 0-0 draw at 10-man Bordeaux in the first game of the French league season.
Nantes failed to capitalize after Bordeaux midfielder Mehdi Zerkane was sent off after 20 minutes for a crude foul on center half Nicolas Pallois. Bordeaux center back Laurent Koscielny helped the home side's defense hold firm.
These two teams were not supposed to open the campaign, but did so because Marseille's match against Saint-Etienne was postponed after three more positive coronavirus tests at Marseille.
 
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First Published: Aug 22 2020 | 11:52 PM IST

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