The final day of the Ligue 2 season, where six clubs are battling for the title

With just three points separating the top six clubs in Ligue 2, any one of Strasbourg, Amiens, Troyes, Lens, Brest and Nîmes could become champions

By Philip Bargiel for Get French Football News, of the Guardian Sport Network

Six Ligue 2 clubs will go into their final match of the season on Friday night knowing they can win the title. With just three points separating the top six clubs, there are 30 different combinations of clubs that can finish in the top two and guarantee themselves automatic promotion to Ligue 1. With a promotion play-off available for the third-placed club, things are even more complicated and exciting.

Ligue 2 has a habit of throwing up an intriguing battle on the final day of the season. Le Havre were denied a place in the promotion play-off last year by the smallest of margins: they could not be separated from Metz on points or goal difference but missed out on goals scored. This year’s title race is even closer. To follow it, you will have to keep an eye on six matches: Strasbourg v Bourg-Péronnas, Reims v Amiens, Sochaux v Troyes, Lens v Niort, Brest v Ajaccio and Laval v Nîmes.

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