Beric’s late goal lifts Saint-Etienne over Nimes
Beric scored his fifth French league goal of the season and his second in as many games by finishing a cross from Valentin Vada into the bottom right corner.
Antonin Bobichon opened the scoring for Nimes in the second minute with a header that went out of the reach of goalkeeper Stephane Ruffier. Remy Cabella, who also scored against Nimes earlier in the season, answered in the 24th minute for Saint-Etienne.
The victory moves Saint-Etienne past Marseille and back into fourth in the French league, with the fourth-place team earning a spot in the Europa League. Nimes remains 12th, level with Angers on points.