PSG late show not enough to reclaim top spot


  By Jeremy Smith Paris Saint-Germain scored yet another late goal to salvage a draw at home to Bordeaux this evening, but Carlo Ancelotti and his team will see it as two points dropped, as they concede first place to Monpellier. PSG began with Nene, Pastore and Menez supporting Hoarau up front, whilst Bordeaux were led by Maurice-Belay and Cheick […]

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Le Grand Match – Montpellier v Saint-Etienne

In the pick of Saturday’s fixtures, Champions League hopefuls Saint-Étienne travel to title-chasing Montpellier as both sides look to bounce back from recent setbacks. The hosts sit second, two points off of leaders Paris Saint-Germain and have lost back-to-back games for the first time this year following Wednesday’s embarrassing exit in the Coupe de France at the hands of lowly […]

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Nantes try and make a promotion push


by Ross Mackiewicz FC Nantes missed a golden opportunity to put the pressure on the top three and consolidate their claim for an automatic promotion berth after playing out a frenetic 3-3 draw with relegation fodder Boulogne. The eight time Ligue 1 winners have not exactly been pulling up any trees this season but they find themselves in a great […]

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The rise and fall of Les Girondins


By Sam Crocker It wasn’t too long ago that Ligue 1 was once a place of immense predictability, with Olympique Lyonnais continually picking up the winners medals at the end of the season. Each year increasing their dominance, scouring the league and picking up any stand-out talent the league possessed.  As we now know this was not an eternal dynasty for the L’OL, […]

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Mancini watches the Eden Hazard Show

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by Jeff Cumpson Sunday’s most competitive match in terms of the Ligue 1 table was contested in Brittany, as Toulouse visited Rennes. The clubs were tied on 44 points, with the hosts in the fifth spot on goal-differential. A win for either side could see them in a Champions League place and in the top-four by Sunday night. Fittingly, the […]

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