Monaco made the most of their Friday night fixture as they closed to within six points of Ligue 1 leaders PSG with a 4-0 rout of 10-man St Etienne away from home.
Djibril Sidibe fired the visitors ahead after just three minutes when Keita Balde's shot rebounded into his path, and Thomas Lemar doubled the lead in the 32nd minute, shaking off several defenders to break into the box and power home a left-footed shot.
Any hope of a St Etienne comeback was ended eight minutes into the second half as...
Saint-Etienne fans have been banned from travelling to Sunday's game at Marseille.
Les Verts announced the sanction on their official website after being notified by the Bouches du Rhone police department.
It follows crowd trouble at their home game against Lyon, which was suspended for 30 minutes and then concluded in an empty stadium after home fans rioted on the pitch following a provocative goal celebration from Nabil Fekir, who took off his shirt and held it up in front of the crowd after scoring...
Strasbourg struck back twice as they held St Etienne to a 2-2 Ligue 1 draw at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard that left the hosts without a win from their last five league games.
The Saints broke the deadlock four minutes before the break as Brazilian Hernani collected the ball from Kevin Monnet-Paquet and curled it home from long range for his third goal of the season.
But their lead did not last long as Jean-Eudes Aholou picked out the top corner from the centre of the box to level the scores at half-time.
SAINT-ETIENNE, France -- Ten days after a humiliating 5-0 home loss to bitter rival Lyon, Saint-Etienne manager Oscar Garcia has left the French league club and been replaced by Julien Sable.
Saint-Etienne said in a statement on Wednesday that Garcia, who quit after only five months in charge, did not ask for financial compensation.
The Spanish coach was replaced by former Saint-Etienne player Sable, who captained the 10-time champions before serving as the club's academy director.