American forward Balogun’s 1st goal for Monaco not enough as Lorient earns 2-2 draw

PARIS (AP) — United States forward Folarin Balogun’s first goal for Monaco was not enough as the league leader conceded a last-gasp equalizer in a 2-2 draw at Lorient. Monaco is only one point ahead of Brest, which moved up to second place after rallying to win 2-1 at Reims. Balogun scored in the 69th minute to make it 2-1 to Monaco but Romain Faivre equalized in the seventh minute of injury time. Former Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy came on for Lorient. The left back signed a two-year deal with Lorient after he was found not guilty of raping a woman and the attempted rape of another. Fourth-place Marseille drew 0-0 at home to Toulouse and struggling Lyon drew 0-0 with promoted Le Havre.

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