Promotion/Relegation Playoff Majeed Waris scores in Lorient's defeat at Troyes

The Ghana striker scored the only goal for the French Ligue 1 side when they lost 1-2 at Troyes.

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Majeed Waris goal was on the scoresheet for Lorient when they lost 1-2 against Troyes on Thursday in the first leg of the Ligue 1 promotion/relegation playoff.

Stephane Darbion scored the opening goal for Troyes after 37 minutes of play with Lorient going into the first half break with a goal down.

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Ghanaian player Abdul Majeed Waris levelled for Lorient with eight minutes to the end of regulation time but 40-year-old Benjamin Nivet scored very late on to give Troyes, who were playing at home a 2-1 win.

The Black Stars striker's goal could prove vital for Lorient if they manage a 1-0 win at home in the second leg on Sunday, 28th May.

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Lorient finished in the 18th position and therefore need a playoff to confirm their participation in the French Ligue 1 next season.

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