Ligue 1 - Le Tallec in Achilles injury

Valenciennes may be without Anthony Le Tallec when they host Sochaux on Saturday after the striker quit a training session because of Achilles pains.

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Valenciennes' Anthony Le Tallec (L) celebrates after scoring a goal during their French Ligue 1 soccer match against Olympic Marseille at the Hainaut Stadium

"If he still feels pain (on Saturday), we will take no risk because Greg (Pujol) and Vincent (Aboubakar) are available," coach Daniel Sanchez told reporters.

Former Liverpool forward Le Tallec, 28, has scored five Ligue 1 goals in six matches this season.

Valenciennes are sixth in the table with 15 points from 10 games while Sochaux lie third from bottom on seven points.

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