Bastia beats Bordeaux 3-1 in French league


PARIS (AP) -Teenage striker Florian Thauvin scored twice as Bastia beat Bordeaux 3-1 in the French league on Sunday.

The 19-year-old Thauvin put Bastia ahead in the sixth minute with a low strike - his first goal in senior football - and soon made it 2-0 in the 17th, pouncing from close range after forward Toifilou Maoulida's shot was saved by goalkeeper Cedric Carrasso.

A win would have moved Bordeaux into the top five, but instead it lost its unbeaten record in the league.

Bordeaux striker Yoan Gouffran made it 2-1 in the 30th minute, scoring on the second attempt after his first shot was blocked by goalkeeper Magno Novaes.

But Bastia forward Wahbi Khazri restored mid-table Bastia's two-goal cushion with a curling free kick in the 56th.

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