Ligue 2: Preview and Betting Tips – Week Five

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Before the first international break of the season, we have some top Ligue 2 games this weekend. Second plays third and league leaders Metz face a tough test against former Ligue 1 side Evian. Down at the bottom, Auxerre in 18th face a tough relegation-type battle against Nimes.   Clermont Foot v AS Nancy: Friday 19:00 – @rich_allen85 Two of […]

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Coupe de la Ligue round-up: CA Bastia Boucher-ed

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In the second round of the Coupe de la Ligue there were fourteen goals in six matches, and just the one red card this time. The early game was Evian v Clermont, and this time the TV pick got goals. Both sides are unbeaten in the league so far, but Evian were looking for their first win of the season, having four […]

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Ligue 2 Preview: Week Four

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Going into the fourth week of Ligue 2 action and we have a three-way tie at the top. AS Nancy, FC Metz and US Creteil all have seven points, but something has to break as the latter two do battle at the Stade Dominique Duvauchelle on Friday night. That gives Nancy a chance to gain an early advantage when they […]

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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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Dijon FCO: 2015/16 Ligue 2 Preview

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Coach: Olivier Dall’Oglio Stadium: Stade Gaston Gérard Last Season: 4th in Ligue 2 DEFENCE DFCO have a very strong goalkeeper in Baptiste Reynet, who is arguably one of the best in the ligue. Backing him up are Enzo Basilo and Christopher Dillo, who has recently signed from Rennes. The backline has to be classed as weaker compared to last season. They have lost […]

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US Concarneau v Dijon FCO – Preview

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Tuesday night’s meeting at the Stade Guy Piriou between US Concarneau and Dijon Football Côte-d’Or sees a clash between two sides who both triumphantly punched above their weight in the last round of French football’s oldest cup competition, with both sides pulling off their own comparative giant killings. CFA 2 Group D side Concarneau edged past an albeit weakened Chamois […]

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L’Affaire Crocodile – Investigation into Ligue 2

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On Tuesday morning, news broke of multiple arrests in the world of French football. Confusingly, there seemed to be two different inquiries going on – one into transfer dealings relating to OM, and one into match-fixing, involving several Ligue 2 teams but pivoting around Nimes, who were battling relegation last season, finally managing to stay up in 15th. The following […]

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