Articles by: Ross Mackiewicz

Paris Saint-Germain v Valencia: Champions League Preview

Paris Saint-Germain v Valencia: Champions League Preview

Paris Saint-Germain are on the cusp of their first Champions League quarter-final in 18 years as they host Spanish stalwarts Valencia at the Parc des Princes this evening. Leading 2-1 on aggregate, Carlo Ancelotti will be fully aware that the emphasis will be on Los Che to attack, needing at […]

Salivating over record-breaking Salvatore

Salivating over record-breaking Salvatore

Paris Saint-Germain’s Italian stalwart Salvatore Sirigu made history on Sunday night by exceeding Bernard Lama’s club record for minutes without conceding a goal. The Italian needed just 12 more minutes to keep the ball out of the onion bag at the start of play, and with his peers bossing the […]

Marco Verratti an indispensable part of the PSG puzzle

Marco Verratti an indispensable part of the PSG puzzle

After an eight year absence from Europe’s top competition Paris Saint-Germain’s win against Kyiv made it look like they had never been away. One player pulling the strings this season has been 19-year old Marco Veratti, the Italian has impressed everyone and continued to excel on his Champions League debut. […]

Could Bordeaux be dark horses for the top three?

Could Bordeaux be dark horses for the top three?

Bordeaux are tipped by many people to be the dark horses this season at getting into that elusive top-three and they are already consolidating that belief after a fantastic start to the season. Holding Paris Saint-Germain to a goalless draw in the capital at the weekend has received appraisal all […]

Chelsea loanee turning heads in Ligue 1

Chelsea loanee turning heads in Ligue 1

by Sam Crocker As you may or may not know, Chelsea fans, Gael Kakuta has spent the second half of this season not in your reserves but in fact in Ligue 1, as part of the Dijon squad which are currently trying to battle their way towards top flight safety, […]

Monaco’s Resurgent Form Continues

Monaco’s Resurgent Form Continues

by Ross Mackiewicz AS Monaco’s turn in fortune has been nothing short of miraculous and their renaissance continued over an old foe in FC Nantes at the weekend with a 2-1 win. Prior to the game, Marco Simone’s men had been on a seven game unbeaten run, accumulating five victories […]

Amiens close to the drop

Amiens close to the drop

by Ross Mackiewicz Amiens SC are on the cusp of relegation, rooted to the foot of Ligue 2 and seven points away from safety. Tonight they host another relegation contender in the form of AC Arles-Avignon knowing that anything less than three points may all but end their survival prospects. […]

Bastia lead the way at the top of Ligue 2

Bastia lead the way at the top of Ligue 2

by Ross Mackiewicz SC Bastia have sprung to the top of Ligue 2 and opened up a four point lead over Reims after beating them by a solitary goal on Friday night. With the game seemingly drawing to a stalemate, Wahbi Khazri’s 90th minute winner sent the Stade Armand Cesari […]