Coupe de la Ligue – Wednesday Preview

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As we wait for the European teams to get involved, the seiziemes are again the dixiemes in the Coupe de la Ligue, with a cast of fourteen Ligue 1 teams joining four from Ligue 2 and two from National over a midweek bonus round. Chateauroux v Girondins de Bordeaux – 18.45 CEST (Canal+ Sport) One of only two third-tier teams left in […]

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Le50 2016: Adrien Hunou – Clermont Foot/Stade Rennais

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Another player to emerge from the renowned Rennes academy, Adrien Hunou has really blossomed whilst on loan with high-flying Ligue 2 side Clermont Foot. Under coach Corinne Diacre, Hunou has progressed leaps and bounds from the slight figure who only got the occasional game at Rennes. In his second spell on loan with Clermont, after a successful time in early […]

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Creteil v Clermont: Ligue 2 Preview – Week 32

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Creteil have finally won a game. After enduring an unprecedented run, seeing them winless since the 23rd of October, Creteil ended the long wait before the international break with an impressive victory away at a revived Nimes side. It was Les Crocs first home defeat since November. Second half goals from their most effective players Mollet, Andriatsima and Dabo got […]

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Ligue 2 Previews: Week 28

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FC Metz vs Stade Brestois 29: Friday 19:00 – @FRfootballWillG As has been the case for most of the season, Metz have once again stuttered in their bid for promotion. No wins in three after three consecutive wins sums up their campaign, with the Lorraine side now 5th in Ligue 2 and not looking any more likely to grab the […]

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Preview: Ligue 2 – Week 22: Clermont on the Front Foot

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At the top of Ligue 2, both Nancy and Dijon are starting to pull away from the pack, while below them seven teams are divided by just six points. From Le Havre in third to Auxerre in sixth, with even Tours and Laval just another point back. AS Nancy v Nimes Olympique: Friday 19:00 – @meatmansoccer Nancy were forced to accept […]

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Ligue 2 : Week 18 Previews

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Much of Ligue 2 will be pleased to return to the bread and butter of league action this weekend. Seven second-tier clubs were knocked out of the Coupe de France last weekend, including the current top three, Dijon, Nancy and Metz, and only eight Ligue 2 clubs have made it through to the next round. The old “concentrating on the […]

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Preview: Ligue 2 – Week 15

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Football returns this weekend and so does Steve Wyss, here to guide you through the Week 15 Ligue 2 fixtures. Dijon FCO – Clermont Foot: Friday 19:00 Dijon’s season so far has very much mirrored recent campaigns. A run of seven wins in their first nine games propelled them to the top of the Ligue 2 table. Indeed, at that […]

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Preview: Ligue 2 – Week 9

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We are nearly one quarter of the way through the Ligue 2 season, but the table is not looking how anyone would have expected. Dijon are good for their first place, but Bourg-en-Bresse and Creteil have surprised some by taking up places in the top five. In contrast, big names like Auxerre, Sochaux and Lens find themselves at the wrong end […]

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