Bordeaux and ASSE on the edge of Ligue 2, miracle in Metz!

It will be necessary to wait until the end of the 38th day of Ligue 1 to know the two clubs relegated to Ligue 2. But Saint-Étienne and especially Bordeaux are in a critical situation, Metz can believe in the dam.

In the battle for maintenance, any state still possible between Bordeaux, Metz, Saint-Étienne, Lorient and even Clermont, because for the moment mathematically no team is relegated to Ligue 1, which is extremely rare at this stage of the Ligue 1 season. Several scenarios seemed possible, but it was obviously the most unlikely that happened. Promised to relegation for several weeks, FC Metz had won three precious points last weekend by overcoming OL in the very last seconds. And this victory was confirmed this Saturday evening against Angers, the Lorraine team winning 1-0. For this success against the SCO to have any value, Bordeaux and Saint-Étienne had to not impose themselves in time, while these two teams were playing at home.

Saint-Étienne still beaten in the Cauldron

On the side of Geoffroy-Guichard, behind closed doors following the incidents of the match against AS Monaco, AS Saint-Étienne had to take a point against Reims to hope to fight for direct maintenance or even secure their place for the play-off. maintenance. But disaster for the Greens, and logically over the whole meeting, it was the Champenois who won (1-2), sending ASSE into the red zone before a not easy trip next Saturday to Nantes.

Bordeaux is in Ligue 2 or almost

Finally, in a match under very high tension at Matmut Atlantique, Bordeaux had an incredible opportunity to believe in a possible continuation, but for that they had to beat Lorient. Unfortunately for the club with the scapular, it was with a score of parity (0-0 that this meeting ended. Arithmetically, the Girondins are not yet in Ligue 2, but with a goal difference of less 41, Bordeaux will have to win with a river score in Brest and hope that Metz takes a huge rouste in Paris, since the Lorraine club has a negative balance of 29 goals.

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