Apr 20, 2014 at 4pm UK at ​Stade Auguste Delaune
Reims
0-1
Sochaux
FT(HT: 0-1)
Corchia (41')
Sinkala (48')

Result: Sochaux edge past Reims

Sebastien Corchia scores to give Sochaux a 1-0 victory over Reims in their Ligue 1 match.

Sochaux have boosted their hopes of Ligue 1 survival by beating Reims 1-0 this afternoon.

Sochaux' French defender Sebastien Corchia (R) celebrates after scoring a goal during the French Ligue 1 football match between Stade de Reims and FC Sochaux-Montbéliard (FCSM), on April 2014© Getty Images

Sebastien Corchia came close for the visitors early on, but saw his effort kept out by Julien Faussurier.

The hosts had a chance of their own soon after, but Gaetan Charbonnier put his strike just wide of the post.

With four minutes of the first half left to play the visitors broke the deadlock as Corchia slotted home Faussurier's cross.

Reims pushed for an equaliser in the second half, but Sochaux held on to move within two points of 17th placed Guingamp in the Ligue 1 table.

Sochaux' French defender Sebastien Corchia (R) is congratulated by teammate Florian Marange after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match Bastia (SCB) vs Sochaux (FCSM) on April 5, 2014
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