Soccer-Falcao shines again as Monaco hammer Nancy

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    PARIS, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Radamel Falcao scored twice as 
Monaco halved Nice's Ligue 1 lead with a 6-0 demolition of 
strugglers Nancy on Saturday. 
    The Colombian striker, who also scored twice in a 3-0 win 
against CSKA Moscow in the Champions League in midweek, again  
demonstrated he was back to his world-class best as 
second-placed Monaco moved within three points of Nice. 
    Nice, who travel to Caen on Sunday, have 29 points from 11 
games. 
    Champions Paris St Germain are third on 23 points and host 
Stade Rennais on Sunday.  
    Falcao opened the scoring for Monaco in the 25th minute when 
he headed home from point-blank range after Thomas Lemar's 
strike had bounced off the bar into his path. 
    He doubled the tally five minutes later by converting a spot 
kick after Fabinho was fouled in the area. 
    Kylian Mbappe made it 3-0 after the break from close range 
but the drubbing was far from over for a sorry Nancy side. 
    Second-half substitute Guido Carrillo found the back of the 
net twice in the dying minutes with Fabinho also scoring a late 
penalty. 
 
 (Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Ian Chadband)
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