Stade Brestois 29 v AJ Auxerre: Coupe de France Preview

Stade Brestois 29 v AJ Auxerre: Coupe de France Preview

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 side. Auxerre has only lost one away game in the league this season, setting up…

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FC Metz v Stade Brestois 29: Coupe de France Preview

FC Metz v Stade Brestois 29: Coupe de France Preview

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 currently anchored at the bottom of the Ligue 1 table, with the lanterne rouge side…

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SO Cholet v Stade Brestois 29 – Preview

SO Cholet v Stade Brestois 29 – Preview

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 universe and/or give Beauvais a helping hand by sending off SOC midfielder Kévin Berdier, but…

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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 Stade Francis-Le Blé on Saturday afternoon, in what will be an all-Ligue 2 cup clash….

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Ligue 2 Preview: 2014/15

Ligue 2 Preview: 2014/15

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 be Troyes. Arguably, the club managed by Jean Marc Furlan have the strongest looking squad…

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Coupe de France: Stade Brestois 29 vs. PSG

Ligue 1 champions and eight-time Coupe de France winners Paris Saint-Germain travel to Brittany on Wednesday to face Brest in what could prove to be a tricky encounter. Alex Dupont’s side were relegated from Ligue 1 last season and are struggling in the second tier this time around, sitting in 15th place, just two points above the relegation zone. The clash at Stade Francis-Le-Ble represents a good opportunity for the 1983 quarterfinalists to forget about…

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2013/14 Preview: Ligue 2 Kick-off

It’s that time of year again when the dust begins to settle, the smell of fresh grass wafts through the corridors to the changing rooms and a sense of optimism swells inside every supporter. There really is nothing better than the beginning of the football season. As Paris and Monaco splash their cash in Ligue 1 in preparation for world-wide dominance, the more humble surroundings of Ligue 2 takes a slightly more subdued approach than…

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