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: SAS Epinal v FC Metz

The range of teams that make it through to the latter rounds of the Coupe de France generally provide scope for quirky derbies that would not normally take place in a league situation. This year’s Round of 64 draw has thrown up one such scenario, as the Stade Athléthique Spinalien, better known as Epinal, host Ligue 1 Metz in a […]

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Metz Que Un Club: The night Metz humbled Barcelona

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Earlier this week Paris Saint-Germain impressively beat Barcelona at the Parc des Princes, repeating their feat of 1995. However, only one French club has succeeded in beating the Catalan giants in their own back yard. This Friday, 3 October, sees the thirtieth anniversary of one of French football’s greatest European club results, and one of Barcelona’s biggest humiliations. Following their […]

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2014/15 Ligue 1 Season Preview

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It’s here! We are only days away from the start of the 2014/15 Ligue 1 season. This is set to be one of the best seasons in recent years. Paris Saint-Germain may be miles away from the competition, but it’s the 19 teams behind the champions that will scrap for the other accolades in France’s top division. There are loads […]

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