Jeannot helps Lorient Keep Lyon In Check

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So it’s as you were at the top of the table, after all three of the teams at the top could only draw. Of the three, Lyon will probably be the most satisfied with their point, despite squandering the opportunity to go four points clear on Sunday night. They were outplayed by an excellent Lorient for the majority of the […]

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FC Lorient v Olympique Lyonnais: Preview – Week 25


The final match of this weekend has the feel of a must-win match for both Lorient and Lyon. Whilst a Lyon win would put them four points clear at the top after Marseille and PSG could only manage draws, les Merlus are now only one point and one place above the relegation zone, and could urgently do with a little breathing space. […]

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FC Metz v EA Guingamp: Preview – Week 25


Playing in the Europa League will seem like a distant dream to Metz before Sunday’s game, but the competition could help them pick up vital points this weekend. Guingamp play Dynamo Kyiv this week, and Jocelyn Gourvennec’s team may inadvertently have one eye on Thursday as they travel to the Stade Saint-Symphorien. Albert Cartier’s team need something to go their […]

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Bordeaux v Saint-Étienne: Preview – Week 25


Sunday’s early game at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard has an intriguing sub-plot as both sides, despite trying to win places in Europe, have been on the slide in recent weeks. Willy Sagnol’s Bordeaux stopped the bleeding last week as they managed to sneak a 1-0 victory away at Evian. It was their first win in their last six games and keeps […]

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Paris Saint-Germain v SM Caen + Ligue 1 Multiplex


Paris Saint-Germain host SM Caen at the Parc des Princes on Saturday afternoon as two of Ligue 1’s form teams do battle at different ends of the league table. Both sides could really do with the three points for varying reasons at different ends of the spectrum. PSG’s 1-1 draw with Lyon last Sunday kept them in the title race, […]

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Former Arsenal Star: I Can Be a Bit of a Dick Sometimes


There are few players in French football today who are able to divide opinion like Samir Nasri. A misunderstood genius to some; a trouble-maker, incapable of showing accountability for his actions to others. Loved then hated by Arsenal fans; from great white hope to great white elephant for France fans. Performing (intermittently) well enough for Manchester City to earn another France […]

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Olympique de Marseille v Stade de Reims: Preview


Stade de Reims are in a very rare group – they are one of the few clubs that Olympique de Marseille has actually beaten away from home this season. This does not bode well for Jean-Luc Vasseur and his team as they travel to the Stade Velodrome for Friday night’s fixture. Marcelo Bielsa’s team were at their imperious best when these sides […]

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Is Kevin Gameiro the Answer for Marseille Après Gignac?


With André-Pierre Gignac almost certain to leave Olympique de Marseille when his current contract expires at the end of the season, a number of French media outlets including Canal + have reported this week that the Sevilla FC and France international striker Kevin Gameiro has emerged as a possible target to replace the Provence-based club’s current top scorer at the […]

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