Preview: Coupe de France 1/8 èmes


Welcome to the 1/8 èmes of the Coupe de France. We are down to the last 16 teams and any one of the remaining clubs is only three victories away from a magical day at the Stade de France. Please enjoy our previews of all eight games. You won’t find a more comprehensive guide anywhere else. This round has two all Ligue 1 […]

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Iris Club de Croix vs US Concarneau: Coupe de France Preview


Whatever else happens during this Round of 16, there will be at least one club flying the flag for France’s amateurs in this season’s Coupe de France quarter finals, as Croix host Concarneau in a battle between two teams from the fourth tier of the league pyramid. The appearance of Croix at this stage of the competition is the latest […]

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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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