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Antonetti blasts Nice 'cheats'

December 12, 2012
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Rennes coach Frederic Antonetti was incandescent following his team's 1-0 defeat to Nice on Tuesday, claiming "the cheats won and it disgusts me".

Rennes could have moved up to third place in the Ligue 1 table with victory on the south coast, but instead saw their hosts inch ahead of them courtesy of Dario Cvitanich's 66th-minute penalty.

The spot-kick arose from a foul by Yassine Jebbour on Eric Bautheac, a push in the back additionally sanctioned with a red card by referee ...

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