SOCHAUX SAVES ITS PLACE IN LEAGUE 2!

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The Sochalians ensured their continuation in Ligue 2 on the last day of championship in the match at home and behind closed doors Grenoble (3-1). 18th at kickoff, Sochaux had to win to avoid the descent.

The Sochalians started the game well, opening the scoring in the 10th on a free kick. In the middle of the passive defense, Olivier Verdon throws himself at the far post and sends the ball to the back of the net. The Sochaliens dominate the match and Yohan Mollo offers himself a great opportunity, but the ball goes beside the goal. At the half-time, Sochaux leads logically 1-0.

After the break, Grenoble throws a cold equalizing the 51st by Romain Grange on a free kick very similar to that of the Sochalians in the first period. But Sochaux pushes and Cyrille Bayala offers the 2nd goal to his team, recovering a ball by the goalkeeper. At the 83rd, Franck Etoundi goes alone to the goal and win his duel with Papa Demba Camara on a cross shot at the end of the race. A third goal that shelters the Sochalians and Momo Sissoko, entered during the match. Players finally let erupt their joy at the final whistle! At the same time, Paris FC beat Gazélec Ajaccio and Troyes conceded the draw against AC Ajaccio, the two direct opponents for maintenance.

Sochaux finished at the 16th place with 41 points, ahead of AC Ajaccio 17th with 40 points. Gazélec is barragiste while Béziers despite his victory over Nancy 3-0 will come down in National championship.