Metz8th in French Ligue 1
Joel Asoro netted a first-half goal to seal a smash-and-grab 1-0 victory for Metz over a wasteful RC Lens in Ligue 1 on Saturday.
Kylian Mbappe celebrated his new contract with PSG in style, scoring a hat trick as the French champions beat Metz 5-0 on Saturday.
Arkadiusz Milik netted a spectacular overhead kick goal to hand Marseille a late 2-1 away win at struggling Metz.
Second-placed Nice suffered a shock 1-0 home defeat by Ligue 1 basement side Metz on Saturday at the Allianz Riviera.
Marseille failed to make their domination count as they were held to a 0-0 stalemate by 10-man Metz and remained fourth in Ligue 1.
RC Lens made sure of staying second at the end of the Ligue 1 weekend after Wesley Said scored twice in a 4-1 home win over Metz 4-1 on Sunday.
Achraf Hakimi struck deep in stoppage time to earn PSG a 2-1 victory at bottom side Metz on Wednesday.
Tottenham Hotspur are closing in on the transfer of Metz talent Pape Sarr, sources have told ESPN.
Lille fought back from two goals down to grind out a last-gasp 3-3 draw at 10-man Metz in their opening game of the season on Sunday.
Kylian Mbappe scored either side of halftime as Paris St Germain returned to the top of Ligue 1 with a 3-1 victory over Metz.
Ligue 1 Table
|10||Stade de Reims||5||+2||7|
|12||Le Havre AC||5||+2||6|