2017-18 French Ligue 1, Regular Season
  • Malcom (69')

Malcom's winner carries Bordeaux at rivals Toulouse

Bordeaux players celebrate after a Malcolm goal in a 1-0 win against Toulouse in Ligue 1. Getty Images

Brazilian Malcom scored a 69th-minute winner as Bordeaux moved up to third place in Ligue 1 with a 1-0 win at Toulouse in the Garonne derby.

Malcolm fired home with his left foot after meeting a ball into the box from Francois Kamano to maintain his side's unbeaten start to the new season.

Bordeaux went into the game on the back of a goalless draw at Lille last Friday night while southwest neighbours Toulouse also drew 0-0 at Troyes.

But it was the home side who started much better with Corentin Jean shooting straight at Benoit Costil, while Andy Delort also flashed a header wide.

Costil saved brilliantly to deny Andy Delort and Ola Toivonen also came close as the visitors struggled to stay on level terms.

But a single defensive lapse by Toulouse allowed Malcom to pounce, hitting a powerful effort in off the crossbar to take the points in style.

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