Nice unbeaten in 7 games after 1-1 draw with Rennes

NICE, France (AP) — Nice extended its unbeaten run to seven matches in all competitions by drawing 1-1 with third-place Rennes in the French league on Friday.

Playing an attractive brand of possession football, Patrick Vieira’s side has not lost since a 4-1 defeat at Saint-Etienne in early December.

Nice took the lead in the 47th minute when Denmark international Kasper Dolberg scored his sixth goal of the season from Pierre Lees-Melou’s assist.

Rennes pushed hard for an equalizer and was rewarded nine minutes from time with Flavien Tait’s equalizer at the end of a counterattack.

Hampered by the absence of several players, Rennes moved within four points of second-place Marseille but lost two more players on
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