US Boulogne v US Quevilly: Coupe de France Preview


Quevilly are up to their old tricks in the Coupe de France once more after knocking out yet another team from a higher division to go deep into this competition. Bastia went the way of Ligue 2’s Orléans to be put to the sword by CFA’s Quevilly in the last round. For the second round in succession Quevilly needed penalty […]

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Olympique Lyonnais v Paris Saint-Germain: Preview – Week 24


Without doubt, this is one of the biggest games in Ligue 1 over the past few seasons. Last season Paris Saint-Germain versus Monaco came too early to really build up the hype, and then the second game was after PSG had pulled away. On Sunday night, PSG travel to the Stade Gerland to face league leaders Lyon in what could […]

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EA Guingamp v AS Monaco: Preview – Week 24


Results have gone their way, and Monaco knows that over Guingamp at the Stade Roudourou would take them above Saint-Etienne and into fourth. It won’t be easy, despite sitting down in 12th, the Breton side have only lost one of their last six league games. Sunday afternoon will see Ligue 1’s in form defence take on one of France’s red-hot […]

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


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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AS Monaco v Lyon: Preview – Week 23


Sunday night’s game was supposed to be the battle between the league’s best attack against the most stubborn of defences at the Stade Louis II. However, injury to Ligue 1’s top scorer Alexandre Lacazette last weekend against Metz has taken some shine off Week 23’s headline match, but it turns the clash into a very intriguing and interesting battle. Lyon’s […]

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Girondins de Bordeaux v EA Guingamp: Preview – Week 23


Six positions and five points separate Willy Sagnol’s side from their Breton challengers, but it is the away side that are the form team going in to Sunday’s game between Bordeaux v Guingamp. Les Girondins have failed to win any of their last five games, their last victory came against Lorient at the Stade Chaban Delmas back on the 6th […]

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SM Caen v Saint-Étienne: Preview – Week 23


Patrice Garande has enjoyed a positive week. The 4-1 win over Rennes was as spectacular as it was unexpected. No matter how bad Rennes’ form has been, no one predicted that outcome. When you have your centre-back curling shots into the top corner with the outside of his boot, you know something is going well. The Normandy club have also […]

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