What a crazy 37th day in Ligue 2! Bordeaux is the big loser of the evening after its defeat in Annecy (1-0) which benefits Metz, winner of Sochaux (0-1). The situation is becoming clearer at the top of the table for the rise in Ligue 1. But also at the bottom of the table in a fight for maintenance which concerns 6 teams.
Bordeaux already saw themselves in Ligue 1 but Vincent Pajot decided otherwise. His goal in the 9th minute allowed Annecy to win in front of their home crowd against dejected Girondins. At the same time, FC Metz won 1-0 at Sochaux thanks to a goal from Cheikh Sabaly (49th). Results of the races, Metz passes in front of Bordeaux and will play its rise next week against Bastia.
For its part Le Havre which was led a good part of the match in Bastia after the goal of Dominique Guidi (54th). But the incoming Samuel Grandsir equalized in the 89th to allow Le Havre to take a point in Corsica and keep 3 points ahead of his runner-up, who is now called Metz.
After their victory in Rodez (2-3), Pau FC came out of the red zone by taking 15th place. A very favorable result which allows the Béarnais to pass in front of their evening opponent. Annecy winner of the Girondins (1-0) and Valenciennes of Grenoble (2-0), took 3 precious points for the maintenance in Ligue 2. Annecy is 14th and VA 13th with now 2 points ahead of Laval, first relegated.
For its part, the Lavallois won 2-0 against Nîmes which is already condemned in National and is recovering, despite a 17th place which keeps them in the red zone. Dijon, on the other hand, is the big loser at the bottom of the table with a draw at home against Paris FC (1-1). However, the Dijonnais had opened the scoring thanks to the former Marseillais Marley Aké (48th) before Julien Lopez equalized for the Parisians a few minutes later (57th).
Finally, for Amiens it's official, the maintenance is assured. The Picards who were led on the lawn of QRM, reversed the situation to win 1-3. With a 4-point lead over the red zone, the Amiens no longer have anything to fear, thanks in part to Papiss Cissé's double (52nd and 86th).
Caen hooked Saint-Étienne in the dying minutes. Yet the Greens were off to a good start with the Krasso - Wadji duo. The first decisive passer twice allowed his friend to score a double (15th, 23rd). But the SMC has resources and reacted in two minutes with the goals of Alexandre Mendy (83rd) and Samuel Essembe (85th).
Finally, Guingamp beat Niort at the Stade du Roudourou with a double from Gaëtan Courtet (31st.90 4). The Bretons are 7th while Niort is last and condemned to play in National next season.