Metz remain rooted to the foot of the table after crashing to a 2-0 defeat at Toulouse.
The home side dominated from the start, and goals from Tunisian striker Francileudo Santos (18) and Daniel Moreira (45) gave them a healthy cushion at the break.
Toulouse failed to add to their advantage in the second half as Metz offered some stiffer resistance, but they never threatened a recovery.
The result leaves Metz six points from safety and staring down the barrel of relegation, while Toulouse stay in 15th.
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