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Valenciennes crushes Lyon in surprise win

Latest update : 2009-05-02

Valenciennes, a club struggling to stay in the French Ligue 1, has defeated Lyon, a team that won the championship seven times in a row, with 2 goals to 0. Lyon remains third of the championship.

REUTERS - Olympique Lyon's hopes of an eighth successive Ligue 1 title all but vanished when a double strike by Johan Audel led struggling Valenciennes to a 2-0 home win over the champions on Saturday.

Third-placed Lyon have 61 points with four games left, six behind leaders Olympique Marseille who host Toulouse later on Saturday.
 

Girondins Bordeaux, second on 65 points, welcome Sochaux on Sunday.

Valenciennes moved further away from the drop zone on 40 points, seven ahead of 18th-placed Nantes who host bottom team Le Havre on Sunday.

Date created : 2009-05-02

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