Ligue 1 round-up
By Chris Stanton
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Lens staged a remarkable second half comeback against St Etienne.
Lens staged a remarkable second half comeback with two goals in the final two minutes to claim a 3-3 draw at home to St Etienne.
The visitors raced into a three-goal lead at the break following goals from Bafetimbi Gomis (16) and a brace from Marek Heinz (25 & 45).
An excellent away win was on the cards for high-flying St Etienne, who looked set to leapfrog their opponents with victory.
Seydou Keite's 66th minute strike appeared little more than a consolation.
But Adama Coulibalay scored in the 88th minute and Keita struck again as the match entered stoppage time to seal the memorable fightback.
Auxerre defeated Nancy 2-0 to boost their climb up the Ligue 1 standings.
Kanga Akale gave the home side the lead in the 34th minute.
And just three minutes later Thomas Kahlenberg sealed the fate of the three points with his side's second goal.
Auxerre are now up to 13th place, but12th place Nancy have slipped back in recent weeks after a promising first half to the season.