Evian promoted to Ligue 1

Evian gained promotion to the French topflight next season with

a 2-1 win at Reims on Friday.

With just one round of matches remaining, Evian tops the second

division standings with 64 points and is guaranteed to finish among

the top three clubs.

Second-placed Dijon trails Evian by two points after it was held

to a 1-1 draw by Boulogne.

Ajaccio beat Istres 2-0 and climbed to third overall with 61

points.