Ligue 1

Modeste spares Bastia blushes

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Wed, 07 Nov 2012 22:38:00

Anthony Modeste's strike seven minutes from time ensured Bastia were not shocked by Ligue 2 side Auxerre in the Coupe de la Ligue.

The visitors were relegated from the top flight after finishing bottom of the table and have hardly set Ligue 2 alight currently sitting 11th after 13 matches.

The game looked set for extra-time after a goalless 80 minutes before Modeste popped up with the winner to ensure his side's passage into the quarter-finals.

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