27 May 2013

Lyon secure third place as Ibrahimovic scores 30th goal

10:02 am on 27 May 2013

The French football club Olympique Lyon clinched a Champions League spot with a 2-0 home win against Stade Rennes and third place in Ligue 1 on Monday.

Lyon, who have 67 points, will take part in the third qualifying round of Europe's premium club competition while surprise packages Nice qualified for the Europa League playoff round after claiming fourth place with a 2-0 win at AC Ajaccio.

Nice finished with 64 points, one point ahead of St Etienne who drew 1-1 at sixth-placed Lille.

Troyes were relegated after a 2-1 defeat at Valenciennes, joining Nancy and Stade Brest in Ligue 2.