Surprising Relegation Candidates In Europe

#9 Sochaux

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It was only in 2007 that Sochaux—two-time French champions—won their first Coupe de France in 70 years. Still, their decline has been coming for some time, and if the alarm bells didn’t go off with their 15th-place finish last season, they are certainly ringing now. With just 18 points from 25 matches, the Peugeot-owned club are second from bottom in Ligue 1 and five points from safety.