Mubarak Wakaso's Lorient will face Troyes in a relegation play-off as Nancy and Bastia dropped down to Ligue 2.
Lorient finished 18th on the Ligue 1 table with 35 points.
Coach Bernard Casoni’s side needed a victory and also rely on a positive result in the game between Caen and PSG which ended in a 1-1 draw.
However they will keep hold on a chance to grab the available slot when they take on Troyes in the first leg on Thursday before the second leg three days later in the quest to remain in the ligue 1
Waris suffered relegation with former Club after Valencienne in the French Ligue 1.