Mevlut Erdinc rescues a point for Saint-Etienne

Mevlut Erdinc rescues a point for Saint-Etienne


Mevlut Erdinc scored in Saint-Etienne’s 2-2 draw with the high flying Ligue 1 side Marseille on Sunday night.

The Turkish International scored a superb 91st-minute equalizer which helped the hosts avoid a defeat. Max Gradel’s 54th minute opener was canceled out by the young Belgium strike Batshuayi in the 64th minute who then went on to put his side in the lead three minutes later.

Erdinc come on in place of van Wolfswinkel in the 72nd minute to score his sixth goal of the season.

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Marseille have suffered a third straight draw that leaves then two points behind PSG and four adrift of leleader Lyon.

Erdinç has scored six goals and made one assist in 21 appearances for Saint-Etienne this season in all competitions.

The powerful striker joined St. Etienne on a £4 million move from Rennes in the summer of 2013.