VIDEO: Balotelli scores Nice opener in comeback draw

The former Liverpool striker netted his 10th goal of the season for the Ligue 1 title challengers as they came from behind to draw 2-2 with Caen.

With his club losing 2-0 to Caen in a Ligue 1 contest on Friday, Mario Balotelli initiated a comeback by tapping home Nice’s opening goal in the 71st minute.

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The Italian’s easy finish, which was made possible by a Dante header across the goalmouth, was Nice’s first goal in a six-minute span. In the 77th minute, substitute Anastasios Donis scored to put the teams on level terms.

Balotelli’s second-half strike was his 10th league goal of the season for Nice. 

71′ @FinallyMario gives the Niçois a chance in this one!#OGCNSMC 1-2

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