Sep 1, 2013 at 1pm UK at ​Stade Geoffroy-Guichard
St EtienneSaint-Etienne
2-1
Bordeaux
Hamouma (7'), Perrin (50')
Lemoine (40'), Clement (59')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Result: Saint-Etienne claim all three points

Saint-Etienne took all tree points in this afternoon's Ligue 1 clash, beating Bordeaux 2-1.

Saint-Etienne comfortably beat Bordeaux 2-1 to claim all three points in this afternoon's Ligue 1 clash.

St Etienne's French midfielder Romain Hamouma celebrates with teammate Saint-Etienne's Romanian midfielder Banel Nicolita (L) after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match AS Saint-Etienne vs Bordeaux on September 1st, 2013© Getty Images

The home side started strongly and took the lead after just seven minutes through Romain Hamouma, who finished well to make it 1-0.

Bordeaux got themselves into the game and came close to equalising through Andre Biyogo Poko, but his effort was saved by the goalkeeper.

Ludovic Sane then came close for the visitors, but his header was just scrambled away by the Saint-Etienne defence.

Bordeaux almost scored again just before half time, although Cheick Diabate's header was also cleared.

Saint-Etienne extended their lead five minutes into the second half when Loic Perrin headed home a fine ball from Benjamin Corgnet to make it 2-0.

Bordeaux almost got themselves back into the game on 54 minutes when Diabate's effort rattled the crossbar

Jaroslav Plasil came close for the away side, but once again the goalkeeper was equal to his shot.

Ludovic Obraniak grabbed a late consolation for Bordeaux on 90 minutes, but it was not enough as Saint-Etienne took all three points.

Saint-Etienne's Brandao is congratulated by team mates after scoring against Ajaccio on August 11, 2013
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