Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

2nd in French Ligue 2
Auxerre beat Saint-Etienne as supporters storm pitch after relegation to Ligue 2 Auxerre beat Saint-Etienne as supporters storm pitch after relegation to Ligue 2

Angry fans invaded the field as Saint-Etienne, one of the most storied teams in France, was relegated from Ligue 1 after a loss to Auxerre.

Fans invade field as 10-time champ Saint-Etienne relegated Fans invade field as 10-time champ Saint-Etienne relegated

— Angry fans invaded the field and set off flares as Saint-Etienne, one of the most storied soccer teams in France, was relegated from the top tier on Sunday after losing 5-4 on penalty kicks to Auxerre in their promotion-relegation playoff.

Rennes keep Champions League hopes alive with St Etienne win Rennes keep Champions League hopes alive with St Etienne win

Stade Rennais kept their hopes of securing a direct qualifying spot for next season's Champions League alive when they beat St Etienne 2-0.

Lionel Messi scores as Paris Saint-Germain win Ligue 1 to equal Marseille, Saint-Etienne title record Lionel Messi scores as Paris Saint-Germain win Ligue 1 to equal Marseille, Saint-Etienne title record

Paris Saint-Germain won the Ligue 1 title and equalled Marseille and Saint-Etienne's record of 10 championship victories.

Lorient hits 6 goals against Saint-Etienne in French league Lorient hits 6 goals against Saint-Etienne in French league

— Lorient conceded two early goals before thrashing Saint-Etienne 6-2 in the French league to move four points clear of the relegation zone on Friday.

Marseille move back into second with 4-2 comeback win at St Etienne Marseille move back into second with 4-2 comeback win at St Etienne

Olympique de Marseille moved back into second place in Ligue 1 after coming from behind to win 4-2 at St Etienne.

Kylian Mbappe scores twice as PSG rally past Saint-Etienne Kylian Mbappe scores twice as PSG rally past Saint-Etienne

Kylian Mbappe's double led Paris Saint-Germain's rally as they came from a goal down to beat struggling Saint-Etienne 3-1 on Saturday.

Terrier shines as Rennes demolish St Etienne Terrier shines as Rennes demolish St Etienne

Martin Terrier bagged a hat-trick as Stade Rennais moved into second place in Ligue 1 in style with a 5-0 away demolition of St Etienne.

Messi assists help PSG top Saint-Etienne in French league Messi assists help PSG top Saint-Etienne in French league

— Lionel Messi had three assists in a 3-1 win over 10-man Saint-Etienne on Sunday to help Paris Saint-Germain extend its lead atop the French league standings to 14 points but the victory was marred by a Neymar injury.

Lionel Messi bags three assists as PSG claim comeback win on Sergio Ramos debut Lionel Messi bags three assists as PSG claim comeback win on Sergio Ramos debut

Lionel Messi inspired PSG to a 3-1 victory at Saint-Etienne with a hat-trick of assists as Sergio Ramos made his long-awaited debut for the club.

Ligue 2 Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 AJ Auxerre 31 +28 61
2 Saint-Etienne 31 +16 54
3 Angers 31 +12 54
4 Stade Laval 31 +5 49
5 Rodez Aveyron 31 +8 47
6 Paris FC 31 +5 46
7 Caen 31 +2 45
8 Guingamp 31 +6 44
9 Pau 31 +1 44
10 SC Amiens 31 -2 43
11 Grenoble 31 +2 41
12 Bordeaux 31 -4 41
13 AC Ajaccio 31 -6 39
14 Dunkerque 31 -13 38
15 Bastia 31 -7 37
16 Annecy 31 -4 36
17 Troyes 31 -6 35
18 Concarneau 31 -13 33
19 US Quevilly 31 -4 29
20 Valenciennes 31 -26 17
Full Standings

Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
9 Ibrahim Sissok.. 11 27 0
11 Irvin Cardona 6 11 0
14 Dylan Chambost 4 25 0

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
19 Leo Petrot 0 28 1
8 Dennis Appiah 0 27 0
18 Mathieu Cafaro 0 27 3