Saint-Etienne loses 4-1 at Brest for seventh straight defeat


PARIS (AP) — Struggling Saint-Etienne misplaced 4-1 at Brest on Saturday for a seventh straight French league defeat below coach Claude Puel.

After notching 10 factors from the primary 4 video games, Saint-Etienne is now hovering simply above the relegation zone in fifteenth place forward of Sunday’s video games.

With Marseille’s house sport in opposition to Good referred to as off due to an outbreak of coronavirus instances within the guests’ squad, Saturday’s solely sport noticed all of the targets come within the first half.

Midfielder Franck Honorat, middle again Jean-Kevin Duverne, and strikers Irvin Cardona and Steve Mounie scored for the house facet, whereas proper again Mahdi Camara replied for the guests.

Lille wants solely a draw at house to struggling Lorient on Sunday to overhaul Monaco and reclaim second place. A win would transfer Lille solely two factors behind league chief Paris Saint-Germain.

Additionally on Sunday, Lyon is at Angers and Montpellier faces Strasbourg.

PSG threw away a 2-0 lead and misplaced 3-2 at Monaco on Friday for its third defeat of the season. PSG’s shaky protection is a priority with a vital match within the Champions League in opposition to Leipzig on Tuesday.


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