Toulouse claim away win
By Simon Fudge
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Toulouse got a brace from Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro in their 3-1 win at St Etienne.Toulouse got a brace from Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro in their 3-1 away success at St Etienne.
The visitors took the lead on six minutes when Akpa Akpro scored with Toulouse's first real chance of the contest at Stade Geoffrey-Guichard.
Dominique Arribage doubled Toulouse's advantage on 68 minutes before Akpa Akpro scored his second goal two minutes later.
Fousseni Diawara struck a consolation goal for Les Verts with six minutes remaining, but it proved not enough in the end.
Defeat means St Etienne have not won at home since October, while victory for Toulouse sees them in 15th place in the Ligue 1 table.
With five players out on African Cup of Nations duty at present, the result sees Elie Baup's side lose ground on the European places.
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St Etienne 1-3 Toulouse