Berbatov brace keeps Monaco’s hopes alive

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Updated: April 27, 2014

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Dimitar Berbatov and Sochaux ensured PSG kept their Champagne on ice with a brace of goals as Monaco demolished already relegated Ajaccio 4-1.

With PSG being held to a 1-1 draw by Sochaux Monaco cling on for another week in the hope that their rivals might slip up again.

St Etienne closed to within four points of third-place Lille with a 2-1 win at Evian behind goals from Benjamin Corgnet and Loic Perrin in the first 15 minutes.

Guingamp claimed three huge points with a 1-0 win over Valenciennes in an important relegation clash. The win moves Guingamp five points clear of the relegation places with three matches remaining, while Valenciennes is all but assured of being relegated.

Montpellier enjoyed a 2-1 comeback win against Toulouse, Nice topped Reims, 1-0, with a goal from Valentin Eysseric in the 49th minute, and Rennes played to a 1-1 draw with Lorient.