Preview: Coupe de France Last 32 – Day Four

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Another day another tie in the week-long Coupe de France Round of 32. Just one match tonight, as Ligue 1 meets Ligue 2 for a place in the final 16. Saint-Etienne vs AC Ajaccio – 20.00 GMT by @meatmansoccer There’s an old saying about buses. You wait ages for one, then loads turn up at once. That is certainly the case […]

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Preview: Ligue 2 – Week Six

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Domestic football is back and the top two in Ligue 2 are back in action on Friday night, while down the bottom, Nimes have a chance to take a chunk out of their points deduction against fellow red-zone-dwellers Ajaccio. Stade Lavallois v FC Metz – @IsMiseBrendan While much of the focus on Friday evening in France will be on Paris […]

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Coupe de la Ligue round-up: CA Bastia Boucher-ed

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In the second round of the Coupe de la Ligue there were fourteen goals in six matches, and just the one red card this time. The early game was Evian v Clermont, and this time the TV pick got goals. Both sides are unbeaten in the league so far, but Evian were looking for their first win of the season, having four […]

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Ligue 2 Preview: Week Two

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After Steve Wyss’s excellent team-by-team guides to kick off the new season in Ligue 2, FFW’s coverage of the second tier will continue with a weekly preview, as one of our experts picks out three stand-out games each week. 2eme Journée – Brendan MacFarlane Sochaux v Metz: Friday 19:00 The pick of the second weekend of Ligue 2’s fixtures sees […]

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AC Ajaccio: 2015/16 Ligue 2 Preview

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Coach: Olivier Pantaloni Stadium: Stade Francois Coty Last Season: 17th in Ligue 2 DEFENCE Goalkeeper is a problem area for ACA. They have lost Oumar Sissoko (which might not be a bad thing because he struggled last season), but his replacement looks set to be Riffi Mandanda – the younger brother of OM’s Steve – and Riffi has yet to produce […]

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Coupe de France Preview: GS Consolat Marseille v AC Ajaccio

AC Ajaccio will be looking to put their Ligue 2 struggles and recent Coupe de la Ligue disappointment behind them when they travel to Group Sportif Consolat’s Stade de la Martine on Sunday afternoon. The Corsicans were beaten 3-1 at home by Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain in the League Cup towards the end of 2014 and are currently 12th in […]

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PREVIEW – Lyon v Monaco: Coupe de la Ligue Huitiemes

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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 away from home, with varying degrees of difficulty. Arles-Avignon needed […]

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Ligue 2 Preview: 2014/15

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Ligue 2 kicks off on Friday night and it is set to be a very exciting and unpredictable season. Our resident Ligue 2 expert Steve Wyss brings you up to date with all the summer goings on, and looks at the contenders up and down the table. Promotion contenders When mentioning promotion contenders, the first place to start has to […]

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