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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Paris Saint-Germain v Rennes: Preview – Week 23


The vision of Julien Feret steaming past Edson Mexer on Sunday will probably have woken Philippe Montanier in a cold sweat a few times this week. The prospect of taking on Paris Saint-Germain at the Parc des Princes after shipping four at home against relegation candidates Caen, will be a huge cause for concern – as will losing four of […]

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Preview: Saint-Etienne v Paris Saint-Germain


Paris Saint-Germain reached the semi-final of the Coupe de la Ligue after beating Saint-Etienne 1-0 at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard. On Sunday evening, Les Verts have the perfect opportunity to extract revenge from their Parisian rivals, leap-frogging them up into third in the progress. It is going to be difficult for the home side, a host of injuries and players away […]

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