Ranieri's Nantes come from behind to secure third straight Ligue 1 victory

Nantes 2 - Strasbourg 1

Nantes came from behind to win at Strasbourg for a third straight league victory.

The 2-1 success, which extended Claudio Ranieri's side's unbeaten run to five Ligue 1 matches, came courtesy of goals from Adrien Thomasson and Leo Dubois after Nuno Da Costa had put the hosts ahead.

Nantes are up to fifth in the table, while Strasbourg remain bottom following a fourth successive defeat.

St Etienne 1 - Rennes 1

Jonathan Bamba's penalty rescued a 2-2 draw for St Etienne at home to Rennes in Ligue 1.

Benjamin Bourigeaud drove Rennes into the lead from outside the area four minutes before half-time.

The hosts responded almost immediately, Gabriel Silva striking from a corner in first-half stoppage time.

Wahbi Khazri scored from the penalty spot eight minutes into the second half but Bamba responded in kind with 20 minutes remaining.

St Etienne finished with 10 men after Silva was sent off for a stoppage-time foul on Morgan Amalfitano.

Marseille 2 - Toulouse 0

Thauvin and Ocampos put away a goal each to secure victory in the Orange Vélodrome.


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