Archive for category: Ligue 1

PREVIEW: Paris Saint-Germain v Montpellier – Week 19

PREVIEW: Paris Saint-Germain v Montpellier – Week 19

It wasn’t too long ago that this was a match at the top of the table. There’s no surprise that Paris Saint-Germain are at the top, but Montpellier are enjoying a different life in mid-table. Le Paillade is one of the quintessential typically inconsistent sides in Ligue 1. Beat Rennes […]

PREVIEW: RC Lens v OGC Nice – Week 19

PREVIEW: RC Lens v OGC Nice – Week 19

Things are looking slightly up for RC Lens this week. An investment of €2.5 million into the club means they have been granted permission to sign players in January. Also, two points in their last two games has given them a slight chance to escape the relegation zone before the […]

PREVIEW – Lyon v Monaco: Coupe de la Ligue Huitiemes

PREVIEW – Lyon v Monaco: Coupe de la Ligue Huitiemes

As an aperitif before the last game of the year and the Christmas break, we have the last sixteen round of the Coupe de la Ligue, with the European teams joining in the fun. Last Round Round-Up Three Ligue 2 teams made it through, and all played Ligue 1 opposition […]

Guingamp and Sorbon school PSG #FFWTOTW

Guingamp and Sorbon school PSG #FFWTOTW

Jocelyn Gourvennec, you beautiful man! Not content with this week leading Guingamp to the knock-out stages of the Europa League, saving French blushes as Lille and Saint-Etienne limped out, he and his team followed that up by inflicting on PSG their first Ligue 1 defeat of the season. Let’s be […]

Preview : Monaco v Marseille – Week 18

Preview : Monaco v Marseille – Week 18

Monaco had a pleasing midweek, securing their progression to the knock-out stages of the Champions League with a 2-0 win over FC Zenit, but with the worrying caveat of going through with only 4 goals scored, the least goal-scorey of all the teams going through by some distance (although, with […]

PREVIEW: Guimgamp v PSG – Week 18

PREVIEW: Guimgamp v PSG – Week 18

It was a successful week for both Paris Saint-Germain and EA Guingamp, with the Breton club joining their Parisian opponents in the later stages of European competition. Laurent Blanc’s side have had an extra day’s rest, so it will be interesting to see how the two teams fare on the sometimes […]

PREVIEW: Lille v Toulouse – Week 18

PREVIEW: Lille v Toulouse – Week 18

After the fans turned against the club on Thursday, there should be an interesting atmosphere at the Stade Pierre Mauroy on Sunday as Lille take on Toulouse. Poor decisions from René Girard didn’t help after Wolfsburg scored in the dying seconds of the first-half, but the players will be expected […]

PREVIEW: Nice v Saint-Etienne – Week 18

PREVIEW: Nice v Saint-Etienne – Week 18

Sunday’s Ligue 1 action kicks off at the Allianz Riviera as Claude Puel’s Nice host high-flying Saint-Etienne. After their fantastic 3-0 win over rivals Lyon, Les Verts are one of the in-form teams in the league right now, but will travel to the south of France after their defeat to Dnipro […]