Result: Rennes 1-0 Sochaux

Mevlut Erding's first Rennes goal seals all three points against struggling Sochaux.

Mevlut Erding's first goal for Rennes was enough to claim all three points against bottom side Sochaux.

The Turkish forward, who signed from Paris St-Germain in January, headed in a Jonathan Pitroipa cross after 16 minutes.

Although Frédéric Antonetti's side were well worth their half-time lead, they were made to sweat for the win after the break.

Sochaux piled forward in search of an equaliser; Sloan Privat and Ryad Boudebouz went close but Rennes hung on.

Rennes have temporarily gone level on points with Lille, who occupy the final Champions League place.

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Tables
TeamPGDPTS
1Paris Saint-Germain345682
2AS Monaco342872
3Lille341864
4Saint-Etienne341557
5Lyon341155
6Marseille341052
7Bordeaux34648
8Reims34-545
9Toulouse 34-645
10Bastia34-1344
11Nantes34-343
12Lorient34-442
13Rennes34039
14Montpellier HSC34-139
15Nice34-1039
16Evian TG34-1538
17Guingamp34-1035
18Sochaux34-2433
19Valenciennes34-2329
RAjaccio34-3020