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PSG victorious as Zlatan and Ruffier humiliate Saint-Etienne #TOTW

PSG victorious as Zlatan and Ruffier humiliate Saint-Etienne #TOTW

You’re going to visit the Ligue 1 behemoth in their own back yard, their star player is back, you’ve played 120 nerve-wracking minutes a few days earlier and your captain is out through injury. No need to worry though, you’re unbeaten in 12 league matches, you have a solid defence […]

Preview: Paris Saint-Germain v Saint-Etienne – Out of the frying pan and into the fire

Preview: Paris Saint-Germain v Saint-Etienne – Out of the frying pan and into the fire

This is, without a doubt, the first major clash in this new Ligue 1 season. As Saint-Etienne travel to Ligue 1’s double title-holders, Paris Saint-Germain, Les Verts have been enjoying a near-perfect start to the season, while Laurent Blanc’s men are experiencing their usual – relative – slow start in […]

Episode 124: Deserved Place for Delaplace

Episode 124: Deserved Place for Delaplace

Week 3 of Ligue 1 has been and gone and the guys on the podcast go through the weekend’s games. Bordeaux’s away win at Nice, Lille’s 2-0 win over Lorient and Monaco’s first win of the season against Nantes. After rounding up the results the guys look at the situation […]

Coupe de la Ligue : Second Round Preview

Coupe de la Ligue : Second Round Preview

First round round-up – 29 goals in the ten games, four of which went to extra time, three of which to penalties, and four red cards were brandished. Both of the National sides are out: Istres were seen off by an early goal from Clermont‘s Pierrick Capelle in a match which […]

Coulibaly Adamos Lyon to their third defeat #FFWTOTW

Coulibaly Adamos Lyon to their third defeat #FFWTOTW

Paris Saint-Germain once again failed to beat Evian at the Parc des Sports. Pascal Dupraz side is becoming a bit of a bogey team for the Parisians, but at least PSG didn’t get beaten 2-0 this time. Monaco picked up their first win of the season. One real attacking moment […]

Preview: FC Nantes v AS Monaco – Third time’s the charm

Preview: FC Nantes v AS Monaco – Third time’s the charm

Exactly a year ago to the weekend, FC Nantes welcomed one of Ligue 1’s big-money juggernauts to le Stade de la Beaujoire. The opposition in question had began the season with two disappointing results in their opening two league games and were looking to get their season up and running. […]

Five reasons to watch Ligue 1: Bottom three surprise?

Five reasons to watch Ligue 1: Bottom three surprise?

Three teams to get off the mark Whilst many may have predicted that come week three, both Lens and Evian would have failed to get off the mark, I doubt many, if any, would have guessed that Monaco would also be part of that club.  After a home loss to Lorient […]

Saint-Etienne and Lyon flying the flag for the Rhone valley

Saint-Etienne and Lyon flying the flag for the Rhone valley

The headline team in France at the moment are most definitely Bordeaux after their astonishing defeat of noveau-riche Monaco on Sunday, after an away victory at Montpellier in week one. New Bordeaux manager Willy Sagnol’s tweaks at half time turned the match around completely and it meant that after two matches Bordeaux […]