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Makhtar Gueye powers Nancy past Grande-Synthe

Makhtar Gueye was Nancy’s hero after helping them to a 1-0 triumph over Grande-Synthe in Sunday’s French Cup game.

With six minutes to full time, the Saint-Etienne loanee headed home Amine Bassi’s corner kick to send the hosts crashing.

u23f1 84' But ! Dona Ndoh marque de la tête sur le corner de Bassi !#OGSASNL 0-1

— AS Nancy-Lorraine (@asnlofficiel) January 5, 2020

Bassi had the first chance to hand Nancy the lead after 22 minutes, but the Moroccan’s free-kick was saved by Paulo Henriques.

The visitors continued to dominate but lacked the clear-cut edge in the final third as scores stood at 0-0 after 45 minutes inside Jean Deconinck Stadium.