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May 4, 2014 at 4pm UK at ​Stade du Moustoir
Lorient
1-0
Ajaccio
FT(HT: 1-0)

Result: Ten-man Lorient hold on for win

Lorient beat relegated Ajaccio 1-0 in Ligue 1 on Sunday afternoon despite going down to 10 men after just 25 minutes.

Lorient have claimed a 1-0 win over Ajaccio in Ligue 1 this evening, despite playing the majority of the game with just 10 men.

The home side started strongly and almost went ahead on six minutes, but Alain Traore's header from some way out in the box did not come back down in time.

The opening goal came a little more than 10 minutes later as Gilles Sunu beat Mickael Leca before sending an early cross into the box for Jeremie Aliadiere to stroke home.

Lorient French forward Jeremie Aliadiere celebrates after scoring a goal with Lorient's forward Gilles Sunu who provided the assist, during the French L1 football match between Lorient and Ajaccio on May 4, 2014© Getty Images

On 25 minutes, Bruno Ecuele Manga was shown a straight red card for bringing down Paul Lasne in the box, but Aboubacar Demba Camara saw his subsequent penalty saved, with Mehdi Mostefa missing the rebound.

Even with 10 men Lorient remained the stronger team against their relegated opponents, but aside from Mostefa firing wide for Ajaccio with 20 minutes to play, there was not much more action as the hosts held on for the win.

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Lorient's French midfielder Alain Traore (L) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match against Rennes on April 26, 2014
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