Rodri-goal the difference: Benfica v Bordeaux

Long after the fans had all left the Estadio du Luz this evening, you could still see the dim of the floodlights illuminate the Lisbon skyline. Although the game was long over you could still see the Bordeaux players trying their best to put the ball in the back of the net. Mariano and Tremoulinas flying down the empty wings, […]

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Lyon stunned by Spurs but Bordeaux fly the Ligue 1 flag

In the end it was a mixed Thursday night for the French sides in Europa League action. Two teams were reduced to one, but it could so easily have been both teams through to the next round. Moussa Dembele’s injury-time strike against Lyon levelled the scores on the night but gave Tottenham a 3-2 lead on aggregate and a match […]

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Dynamo Kiev 1 Bordeaux 1 – Europa League Report

It was certainly unglamourous, but mission accomplished as Bordeaux grabbed an away goal and take Dynamo Kiev back to France with a 1-1 draw. Although my prediction was correct, it was touch-and-go for a long time as lady luck certainly aided the visitors in this game. Gusev, Yarmolenko and Haruna all had chances to win it for the Ukrainians but […]

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Dynamo Kiev v Bordeaux – Europa League Preview

Europa League football is back this midweek, and Matthew Richards looks ahead to the Franco-Ukrainian clash between Dynamo Kiev and Bordeaux. As the round of 32 of the Europa League rolls into town, Ligue 1 finds itself with two representatives still in contention. No doubt the ‘glamour tie’ of the two sees Olympique Lyonnais face the Premier League’s Tottenham Hotspur, although such […]

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Zinedine Zidane Competition

BORDEAUX VS PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN

Eighteen years ago Zinedine Zidane scored a wonderful free-kick in the first half as Bordeaux beat Saint-Etienne 2-1 at the Stade Chaban Delmas. On Thursday night the two teams meet again, locked together on 26 points, a win for either side could be vital in their quest for Champions League qualification. In order to commemorate this game we have an […]

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Onwards and upwards for Gillot’s Bordeaux

FCGB v OM

Last season Bordeaux finished the campaign on a six-match winning run and that good form continued into this season as les Girondins made a flying start in Ligue 1. After a difficult recent spell, wins against Toulouse and Lorient have propelled Francis Gillot’s side into the European places and Europa League progress now seems a possibility after some good recent […]

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Gignac 2-2 Ibrahimovic as honours are shared in Le Classique

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Another great weekend of football in Ligue 1, with a bumper 33 goals scored over the 10 matches – great for all Ligue 1-ophiles looking to spread the good word about the Championnat. Matchday 8 saw some great matches, and was a good week for, amongst others, Lille who grabbed their first win since the opening day, Reims who continued […]

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