Ligue 2: Week 24 – Previews

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Another vital mid-week round of Ligue 2 fixtures kick off the action this week. Nancy and Dijon have the chance to extend their lead at the top of the table, while Sochaux and Creteil fight it out at the bottom, giving Nimes the chance to continue their remarkable escape bid. US Creteil v FC Sochaux: Tuesday 20:00 – @FRfootballWillG Creteil […]

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Ligue 2: Week 21 – Preview

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Dijon FCO v Bourg-en-Bresse: Friday 19:00 – @meatmansoccer Dijon are unbeaten in six games and are still one of the firm promotion favourites, but a run of three draws in their last four has slightly hindered progress. They failed to break down a couple of resolute defences at home to Red Star and Auxerre (0-0), whilst last week they needed a […]

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Ligue 2 Preview: Week 3

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After the dismal performance in front of goal in Week 1, thing definitely improve – but 17 goals is still far from a goal rush. Teams are still finding their way and after midweek Coupe de la Ligue exploits, it will be very interesting to see how the squads cope this weekend. RC Lens v US Creteil: Friday 19:00 – […]

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Stade Brestois 29 v AJ Auxerre: Coupe de France Preview

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Thursday evening’s clash between Brest and Auxerre is the only Coupe de France match-up without involving a side from Ligue 2. Both sides will be hoping to use this advantage to win a place in the final. With the game being played at the very atmospheric Stade Francis le Blé, you have to give a slight edge to the Breton […]

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FC Metz v Stade Brestois 29: Coupe de France Preview

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Last season FC Metz were deservedly crowned Ligue 2 champions, winning the league by eleven points and losing just six games. However, the transition from Ligue 2 to football at France’s highest level hasn’t gone as smoothly as either Les Messins’ coach Albert Cartier or their supporters would have hoped at the beginning of the current league campaign. Cartier’s side are […]

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SO Cholet v Stade Brestois 29 – Preview

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In the previous round little Cholet from CFA2 took on the mighty Beauvais – aka the greatest team the world has never seen – and lived to tell the tale, getting the better of the penalty shoot-out after what by all accounts was a fairly lifeless, mostly chanceless and definitely  goalless draw. The referee attempted to restore order to the […]

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Coupe de France Preview – Stade Brestois 29 v Stade Lavallois

Currently sitting in an impressive third place in Ligue 2, things have been going smoothly this season for Alex Dupont’s Brest side. The Breton outfit have earned themselves a well-deserved reputation as one of the league’s most defensively competent sides and they’ll be hoping to extend their unbeaten run at home this season when they welcome Stade Lavallois to the […]

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