Select a Team

Prev Game: French Ligue 2 Fri 7th Aug

prev game - Brest
team 1 score team 2
Brest 2 - 0 Nimes

Next Game: French Ligue 2 Tue 1st Dec

next game - Brest
team 1 score team 2
Laval 19:00 Brest

Ligue 1 round-up

Montpellier return to the top of table; PSG secure win; Nancy held

Last Updated: 11/09/11 10:44pm

  • Share:
Camara: Scored only goal of game to send Montpellier top

Camara: Scored only goal of game to send Montpellier top

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Montpellier edged out Nice thanks to a goal from Souleymane Camara at the Stade de la Mosson to return to the top of the table.

The Senegalese striker bagged the only goal in the game with quarter of an hour to go after a period of sustained pressure.

Garry Bocaly raced down the right before crossing for Camara to finish from the edge of the area with a left-footed shot.

Nice were unlucky not to level three minutes later when Abraham Guie Guie headed against the crossbar from a corner, and then Nemanja Pejcinovic also struck the bar with a shot on the follow-up.

Nancy are still waiting for their first win of the season after playing out a goalless draw at home to Auxerre.

The Lorraine club dominated for long periods but Auxerre came closest to a winner when Edouard Cisse hit the woodwork just before half-time.

It meant Nancy had to be content with ending a four-game losing streak in all competitions - a run that included a 2-1 reverse at home to Auxerre in the Coupe de la Ligue a fortnight ago.

Pastore strikes

In the late game, Paris Saint-Germain moved up to fourth spot in the standings after a 1-0 victory at home to Brest.

The capital giants, who spent £86m during the summer transfer window, had to wait until late in the second half before breaking the deadlock against their stubborn opponents at the Parc des Princes.

And it was head coach Antoine Kombouare's most expensive summer acquisition, Javier Pastore, who scored the winning goal.

Some good work from Jeremy Menez allowed the Argentina international to send his right-foot effort into the back of the net.

It was the first time Alex Dupont's Bretons had tasted defeat this season.

  • Share:


Related Profiles

Most Popular


Who is Martial?

Who is Martial?

What you need to know about Monaco’s Anthony Martial following his move to Manchester United.

Who is Clinton Njie?

Who is Clinton Njie?

All you need to know about Clinton Njie, the Lyon forward who has joined Tottenham on a five-year deal.

Kits from the continent

Kits from the continent

How do next season's European shirts look? We assess the 2015/16 designs from the continent...