Ligue 1: The Battle for Europe

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PSG secured their fourth consecutive title last month, so as they motor gently onwards, unencumbered by any distractions, focus turns to the battle for who will join them in Europe next season. This is slightly complicated by the fact that PSG could also win the Coupe de France, so at this point it’s not clear if sixth in the league […]

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PREVIEW: Lille OSC v SCO Angers – Ligue 1 Week 35

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On Wednesday night, Lille need to brush off their weekend hangover and get back to league duty at home to SCO Angers. The northern club lost the Coupe de la Ligue final 2-1 to Paris Saint-Germain and therefore haven’t secured a place in the Europa League for next season – they will now have to focus on their league quest. […]

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EA Guingamp v Angers SCO – Ligue 1 Preview + Predictions

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On Saturday evening, two teams meet who are both looking to arrest a slide, although in different areas of the table. Guingamp are 16th on 31 points and looking nervously below them at the relegation battle; Angers are 9th on 37 but on a terrible run of form having lost the last four in a row. Guingamp’s last two matches have […]

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Ligue 1 Week 25 – Previews + Predictions

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A quick turn-around in Ligue 1 this week following the mid-week matches which ended late on Thursday evening. This weekend includes an intriguing top-of-the-table Riviera derby between Monaco and Nice. But we’ve picked three other matches for your previewing delectation.   SCO Angers vs Olympique Lyonnais Saturday 6 February 16:00 by @jeremysmith98 Two teams in slightly shaky form meet this weekend, hoping […]

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Ligue 1 Week 23 – Previews and Predictions

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Another exciting Ligue 1 weekend is in store, as Troyes host Nantes looking to back up last week’s first win of the season, Marseille aim for their first league win at home since September, and Bordeaux attempt to find eleven players who haven’t yet moved to the far north of England. Here’s our pick of three of the weekend’s most […]

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Ligue 1: Week 21 – Preview + Predictions

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No doubt what the biggest game is this weekend, Saint-Etienne hosting Lyon at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard in the Rhone derby. We also have second v fourth as Angers travel south to face Nice on Friday. Lille and Bordeaux do battle in the middle of the table, plus Marseille has a great chance of closing the gap on Caen on Sunday. […]

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West Bromwich Albion Make Bid for Ligue 1 Man-Mountain

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Wednesday morning’s edition of French newspaper L’Equipe ran a feature on Angers SCO midfield sensation Cheikh N’Doye, and as well as the reported interested from both Aston Villa and Derby County, they revealed that West Bromwich Albion has offered the French club €10 million for his services. N’Doye has been a revelation for the newly promoted club this season, helping […]

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Ligue 1: Week 20 – Preview + Predictions

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Ligue 1 is back following the winter break and the Coupe de France and, despite Paris Saint-Germain’s, 19-point lead at the top, we couldn’t be more excited for its return. Lyon open their brand new stadium against Troyes, Marseille will try to win at home against Guingamp and Lille boss Frederic Antonetti faces his old side Nice at the Stade […]

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