Isabey fires Sochaux to win
By Alex Livie
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Mickael Isabey's late goal handed Sochaux a 1-0 win over Panionios.Mickael Isabey's late goal handed Sochaux a 1-0 win over Panionios and a place in the next round of the Uefa Cup.
A draw would have been enough for Sochaux to reach the knockout phase, but Isabey's late strike took away any fears of an upset.
Isabey latched onto a fine ball from Ilan to fire into the top corner on 86 minutes, as the Stade Bonal crowd breathed a collective sigh of relief.
Sochaux dominated possession and defeat would have been harsh on the Ligue 1 side, but on reflection, a draw may have been a better result for them.
In finishing second in Group D, Sochaux are set to face one of the eliminated teams from the UEFA Champions League.
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Sochaux 1-0 Panionios