Saint-Etienne beats Strasbourg 2-1 in French league
PARIS (AP) — Robert Beric played a part in both goals as Saint-Etienne beat Strasbourg 2-1 Wednesday to move into fourth place in the French league.
The Slovenia striker headed Saint-Etienne in front in the fifth minute, then set up center half Loic Perrin for a header in the 27th.
Striker Nuno Da Costa pulled a goal back in the second half for Strasbourg, which stayed in ninth place.
PARIS (AP) — Monaco scored an injury-time penalty to beat Saint-Etienne 1-0 at home and move into second place in the French league on Saturday.
Brazilian defender Fabinho coolly slotted home the spot kick after attacking midfielder Thomas Lemar was fouled by right back Mathieu Debuchy.
The win moved deposed champion Monaco two points above Lyon in the chase for an automatic Champions League place.
Lyon is one point ahead of fourth-place Marseille ahead of next weekend's final round.