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Ligue 1: Strasbourg loses big, Nîmes offers itself a reprieve


Beaten by Montpellier at home (3-2), Strasbourg stagnated in 16th place and saw Nantes come closer in the standings. Nîmes is brilliantly

Strasbourg will have to fight to the end for its survival in Ligue 1. At La Meinau this afternoon, the Alsatians suffered against Montpellier, 8th in the standings.

Laborde opened the scoring with an uncrossed header in the 36th minute.

Back from the locker room, Delort (46th) and Laborde, again him (50th), came to shower the hopes of Thierry Laurey's men.

Despite a jump at the end of the game, with goals from Ajorque (69th) and Zohi in added time (90th + 5 ′), the RCSA loses precious points and has only one unit ahead of the FC Nantes, barrage.

It will be necessary to be irreproachable in Nice next week, and against Lorient on the last day.

Angers ensures the maintenance, Dijon sinks

Mission accomplished on the other hand for Angers, which thanks to a victory (3-0) acquired against the red lantern of the championship, Dijon, ensures the maintenance.

The Angevins had not won in the league since March 3.

After three games without scoring, the SCO found the net in the 7th minute through Fulgini, back from injury.

El Melali and Diony sealed the success of Angers.


- Angers SCO (@AngersSCO) May 9, 2021

The Nîmes no longer have the cards in hand but have offered a reprieve in the objective of maintaining, by winning on the lawn of FC Metz 3 goals to 0. Fomba (61st), Ripart (67th) and Ferhat ( 89th) were decisive in the second half. The Crocodiles are only two points from Nantes, a virtual barrage, and three units from Lorient and Strasbourg, first non-relegation. Note that for this meeting, the Nîmes coach Pascal Plancque had dismissed several regulars of the professional group: Sofiane Alakouch, Florian Miguel, Sidy Sarr, Duljevic, Karim Aribi and Nolan Roux.

Finally, Brest also remains under the threat of relegation after its defeat in Nice (3-2). The Bretons have however led twice in the score, thanks to Mounié. But well led by Claude-Maurice, author of 3 assists for Lopes (38th), Boudaoui (61st) and Kamara (89th), the Niçois, however ten against eleven for 40 minutes, reversed the match. Brest is 14th with 40 points.

Source: leparis

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