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    Nancy

    1

    Bastia

    2

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    Evian Thonon

    2

    Valenciennes

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    Montpellier

    0

    Lille

    0

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    PSG

    3

    Brest

    1

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    Sochaux

    1

    Toulouse

    2

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    St Etienne

    2

    Marseille

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    Rennes

    1

    AC Ajaccio

    1

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    Reims

    1

    Lorient

    0

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    Troyes

    1

    Bordeaux

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Lille boss Rudi Gracia has demanded his side take maximum points at last season's Ligue 1 champions so they stay in the hunt for the final Champions League place.

Lyon currently occupy third, three points above Garcia's side but face a tough trip to Nice tomorrow night.

Nice are level on points with Lille, while St Etienne are also in the mix.

It means victory over Montpellier is a must ahead of next weekend's final game against Les Verts.

``On Saturday, we should go for a victory to give ourselves the best chance of competing in Europe,'' Garcia told reporters.

``Whatever happens at the Mosson, our last meeting against St Etienne will be decisive. Montpellier is a very good team.

``For now, we are fourth. It is up to us to stay there at a minimum. And if we can aim better, we will not say no.''

They come into the game off the back of a 3-0 win over Reims, where Salomon Kalou bagged a brace and Dimitri Payet was on target.

But talk was of Garcia's goalkeeper Barel Mouko who pulled off a number of saves to deny Reims while making his first appearance of the season, filling in for the absent Steeve Elana.

With the first-choice available again, Garcia has a decision to make on whether to stick with the 34-year-old Mouko.

``I have not yet decided who will be our goalkeeper on Saturday,'' he added. ``The presence of Barel (Mouko) against Reims was the story of a game.

``Since then, a week of training has gone on. I can only say that Steeve (Elana) really has a combative and determined spirit.''

Their opponents are stuck in mid-table and have little to play for, while five defeats from their last six matches suggests Lille will be big favourites.

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