Lyon needs late equalizer to draw at home to Nancy

France Soccer League One

Lyon's Bafe Gomis follows the ball during their French Leag

French league leader Lyon needed a late equalizer from winger Michel Bastos to rescue a 1-1 home draw with relegation battler Nancy on Wednesday, opening the door for Paris Saint-Germain ahead of their table-topping clash at the weekend.
Lyon's confidence was high after wins at title rivals Marseille and Saint-Etienne, but the home fans were left stunned when defender Jordan Loties put 19th-place Nancy ahead in the 74th minute.
Bastos, who scored the winner in Sunday's 1-0 win at Saint-Etienne, equalized in the 83rd minute.
Lyon leads by three points but PSG has a superior goal difference and will take top spot by winning at Parc des Princes on Sunday night.
Later Wednesday, third-place Marseille was at Bastia.