Rennes v Marseile: Preview – Week 28 + Ligue 1 Multiplex

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Before the season is out there will be many games in Ligue 1 deemed “must wins” for sides up and down the table, but Saturday afternoon’s meeting between Rennes and Marseille brings up a clash where neither side can really afford to go away without any points. There is a gaping hole somewhere in Philippe Montanier’s sinking ship, and unless […]

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Marseille v Evian: Preview + Ligue 1 Saturday

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Marcelo Bielsa’s side return to the Stade Velodrome this weekend and try to forget about their terrible away record. Evian have conceded 25 goals away from home, have only won twice and have no draws to show for their troubles. Evian have a history of turning up and putting in performances when you least expect it – just ask PSG […]

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Preview: Lyon v FC Metz + Evian TG v Toulouse FC

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If Olympique Lyonnais go on to lift the Ligue 1 title this season, Jean-Michel Aulas should definitely send FC Metz a thank you card and a bouquet of flowers for the part the Lorraine club played. Albert Cartier’s side put Les Gones to the sword in Week 4, coming back from a goal down to win 2-1. Since that day, […]

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Coupe de France Preview: AF Bobigny v Evian Thonon Gaillard

There is a potential giant-killing on the cards on Saturday afternoon when one of the lowest-ranked teams in the Coupe de France, Academie Football Bobigny, host Ligue 1 outfit Evian Thonon Gaillard in the northeastern suburbs of Paris. The hosts ply their trade in the regional (Division d’Honneur) Ligue Paris Ile-de-France in the Seine Saint-Denis district and the game will […]

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PREVIEW: Saint-Etienne v Evian Thonon Gaillard – Week 19

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Christophe Galtier’s Saint-Etienne side will try and end the year on a year, avoiding defeat against Evian will see them unbeaten in the last six games and potentially four points clear of AS Monaco in fourth place. It will be difficult for Les Verts to mount an attack on the top three, but with no Europa League football in the […]

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AS Monaco vs. Evian Thonon Gaillard: Jardim fighting against the tide

Preview Week 10

Don’t look now but, improbably, the form team in this match is Evian — they’ve won three in a row and are now just a point behind 13th place Monaco, a team still valiantly fighting to avoid the “Officially in Crisis” label. For a while, the principality side was able to paper over their growing problems with a series of […]

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Five reasons to watch Ligue 1: Water way to bounce back

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Water way to bounce back Marseille’s run of victories has been well documented of late but can you name the other team who over the last three rounds of matches have matched their winning ways? You may think PSG perhaps? Bordeaux possibly? Lyon maybe? Nope, it is Evian Thonon Gaillard. Les Roses are currently on a hot streak of three […]

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Preview: Evian to pour water on Marseille’s bubbling volcano Marcelo Bielsa

Week 5 Preview

Just when you think that everything is rosy at Marseille something happens that destroys the peace and tranquillity and turns the club back into the simmering cauldron that it was at the start of the season. After back to back victories it looked as if Marcelo Bielsa and Marseille were finally starting to get along but alas, it was too […]

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