Gameiro’s goal pushes PSG to first

Paris Saint-Germain leveled with French league leader Montpellier in the standings after beating Sochaux 1-0 on Saturday.

France international Kevin Gameiro dribbled past Sochaux defender Loic Poujol to notch his ninth goal this season with an angled shot in the 20th minute.

Montpellier still holds the top spot on goal difference despite losing 1-0 at Valenciennes.

Valenciennes midfielder Foued Kadir converted a rebound after Montpellier goalkeeper Geoffrey Jourdren parried a powerful drive from David Ducourtioux in the 46th.

Also, it was: Rennes 1, Brest 1; Toulouse 2, Evian 1; Saint-Etienne 2, Caen 0; and Nancy 2, Ajaccio 2.

Brest striker Nolan Roux followed up to score in the 17th after a long-range effort from Bruno Grougi crashed against the bar. But Rennes defender Romain Danze equalized by heading in a free kick in the 30th.

In Toulouse, Turkish forward Umut Bulut scored from close range the winner off a pass from Etienne Capoue in the 90th.

Moussa Sissoko took a pass from Franck Tabanou to put Toulouse ahead in the 25th. But Evian leveled in the 50th when Daniel Wass beat goalkeeper Ali Ahamada.

In Saint-Etienne, midfielder Banel Nicolita chipped Caen goalkeeper Alexis Thebaux in the 10th.

Caen was down to 10 men in the 42nd when forward Livio Nabab was sent off.

Saint-Etienne substitute Bakary Sako added a second goal in the 74th with an effort that deflected off a defender.

Striker Daniel Niculae salvaged a draw for Nancy in the third minute of injury time.

Nancy winger Djamel Bakar opened the scoring with a curling shot in the 10th.

Ajaccio equalized with an own goal from Nancy defender Andre Luiz in the 34th before taking the lead with a strike into the top corner from Johan Cavalli in the 73rd.

Marseille played Bordeaux late Saturday.

On Sunday, Auxerre faces Nice, Lille hosts Dijon and Lyon travels to Lorient.