Rennes 1-1 Atletico Madrid – EL Review

RENNES

Rennes fan Bastien Leclair gives us his view of Rennes’ home draw with Atletico Madrid in the Europa League. Once again, Rennes will look back at their Europa League performance with regrets, drawing 1-1 against hot favourite Atlético Madrid in a game they could – and should – have won. With a rather experimental team, Rennes had done everything right, […]

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Athletic Bilbao 2-0 PSG – EL Review

BILBAO

Paris Saint-Germain dropped valuable points in Group F and find themselves in third place after suffering a tough night at San Mames. Athletic Bilbao were far superior to the capital club and inflicted a 2-0 defeat upon the visitors who played for 40 minutes with ten men after debutant Momo Sissoko’s red card. Goals from Igor Gabilondo and Markel Susaeta […]

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Atletico Madrid: Five Players to Watch

ATLETI

We have tapped into the superb knowledge shown at spanishfootball.info this time it’s Kieran Canning with the five dangerman that Rennes will face this evening. Atletico Madrid have gone through a summer of transition after the departure of big names such as Sergio Aguero, Diego Forlan and David de Gea this summer, but that money has been re-invested and they […]

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Rennes v Atletico Madrid – EL Preview

RENNES

Rennes head into tonight’s match against Atletico Madrid hoping to shake off a disappointing draw at home to Saint-Etienne last weekend, they also need to register their first points of the group stage after defeat last time out at Udinese. With Atletico coming off the back of a 5-0 thumping from Barcelona this past weekend, Frederic Antonetti will be hoping […]

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Athletic Bilbao: Five Players to Watch

Munian Bilbao

Tonight’s Europa League action will see Paris Saint-Germain one of the favourites to win the competition take on the very exciting Spanish side Athletic Bilbao. Our friend and Spanish football expert David Cartlidge from spanishfootball.info picks out the men Antoine Kombouare need to look out for. #1 Marcelo Bielsa: Okay so he’s not a player but Bielsa’s influence on Athletic […]

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Athletic Bilbao vs Paris Saint-Germain – EL Preview

Paris Saint-Germain travel to the intimidating Estadio San Mamés to face Basque side Athletic Bilbao in Europa League Group F with fans hoping that Javier Pastore can continue his fine run of form at the club.  Pastore has been an instrumental part to the side’s successes so far this season, which has seen the club drift to the top of […]

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PSG Cruise To Victory Over Red Bull Salzburg

Paris Saint-Germain fan Nicolas Peuch gives us his verdict on PSG’s impressive opening win in the Europa League. A clean victory against Salzburg (3-1) allows PSG to take the lead of their group. Despite an uneasy beginning with Salzburg proving to be regularly dangerous on counter-attacks, Jérémy Ménez broke through the defence and forced Franz Schiemer to make an illicit […]

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Tough Defeat for Les Rouges Et Noirs in Udine

Resident Stade Rennais fan Bastien Leclair gives us his lowdown on a disappointing 2-1 defeat to Udinese. In Udine, it is fair to say that Rennes looked the strongest team. Dominating the ball possession, creating numerous chances, taking the edge on the break, Rennes could have easily won this game. Alas, against Italian teams creating chances often isn’t enough.

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