Categories Archives: Ligue 1

Ligue 1: Monaco move two clear

Gabriel Boschilia and Valere Germain both struck twice as Monaco beat Lorient 4-0 on Sunday to move two points clear at the top of Ligue 1. Brazilian striker Boschilia netted a brace inside the opening half hour as Monaco punished slack Lorient defending

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Saint-Etienne swamped for tickets

Manchester United’s Europa League opponents Saint-Etienne were forced to suspend ticket sales for their last-32 clash due to an unprecedented demand. Tickets for the second round tie went on sale on Thursday morning but only a few hours later the Fr

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No lasting damage for Lopes

Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes has suffered post-traumatic hearing loss but no lasting damage after firecrackers were thrown at him during a French league game on Saturday. The Ligue 1 game at Metz was suspended after 30 minutes and eventually abandoned f

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Ligue 1: Metz v Lyon abandoned

Saturday’s Ligue 1 clash between Metz and Lyon was abandoned after just half an hour because home supporters threw firecrackers at visiting goalkeeper Anthony Lopes. Metz had taken the lead through Gauthier Hein just before play was interrupted at t

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Dijon comeback rescues point

Dijon claimed an unlikely point from their trip to fellow strugglers Caen despite trailing 3-1 at half-time and playing for almost an hour with 10 men. Caen looked set for a rare victory in the French league as Ivan Santini’s brace and a Yann Karamo

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Ligue 1: Cavani’s PSG milestone

Edinson Cavani scored his 100th Paris Saint Germain goal as the champions kept up the pressure on league-leading Nice with a routine 2-0 win against Angers. Thiago Silva’s header set Unai Emery’s men on their way before the Uruguay internation

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