Sunday, September 24, 2017


Interview of the Week: Bertrand Traoré

Burkina Faso star Bertrand Traoré talks to The Ligue 1 Show on beIN Sports about life at Olympique Lyonnais following his close-season switch from Chelsea. Source link

Ranieri’s Nantes on the up

When Nantes lost their opening two Ligue 1 Conforama matches, and sat 19th in the standings, supporters and observers alike were sceptical. "I asked the fans to be patient with us, because...

Week 7 Reactions: ‘A point not enough’ for Emery

Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery was not happy after his side were held to a draw in Montpellier on Saturday. Meanwhile, there was delight for Jocelyn Gourvennec as Girondins de Bordeaux won again. Reactions... ...

Troyes snatch win at Metz

Ten-man ESTAC Troyes stunned FC Metz on Saturday as Samuel Grandsir struck a last-minute winner to secure a surprise 1-0 victory.  FC Metz 0-1 ESTAC Troyes  THE MATCHWith both teams combining for a total... – Dijon hold careless Lyon

Olympique Lyonnais led twice but still had to settle for just a point as they were held 3-3 at home by Dijon FCO on Saturday.  Olympique Lyonnais 3-3 Dijon FCO  THE MATCHThe four previous...

Caen keeping moving on up

SM Caen continued their fine start to the season with a 1-0 win at home to Amiens SC on Saturday - Ivan Santini's penalty settled it for the Normandy hosts.  SM Caen 1-0... – Unbeaten Bordeaux sail on

Goals from François Kamano and substitutes Alexandre Mendy and Jonathan Cafu were enough for unbeaten Bordeaux to beat Guingamp 3-1 and climb to third in the Ligue 1 Conforama table. Girondins de... – Week 7 Reactions

LOSC coach Marcelo Bielsa outlined his worries after the 4-0 home reverse to Ligue 1 Conforama champions Monaco; Leonardo Jardim said his side deserved the points. Reactions… Friday, September 22, 2017  LOSC 0-4...

Kakuta: Making up for lost time

When Gael Kakuta netted the first top flight goal of Amiens' history, the fleet-footed midfielder showed a glimpse of the talent that saw him billed as a future great a decade ago. Interview… ...


In his brief playing time with Paris Saint-Germain, Giovani Lo Celso has already shown himself to be a very special talent. Interview… There were 18 minutes left when PSG coach Unai Emery...

El Tigre Roars as Monaco tear LOSC apart

Radamel Falcao pulled clear at the top of the Ligue 1 Conforama scoring charts with a brace (48', pen. 73') in a 4-0 rout of LOSC that also saw maiden AS Monaco goals for Steven Jovetic (24') and...

Nice battle back against Angers

Angers SCO pulled into a two-goal lead over OGC Nice at the Allianz Riviera, but Mario Balotelli's strike (pen. 39') and a late own goal from Ismaël Traoré (o.g. 76') saw it end 2-2. ...


For the most comprehensive English-language guide to the weekend's matches, check out's Media Guide, with match-by-match press kits and the newsletter - a one-stop guide to the top footballing news from France. Source link

Saint-Etienne flying ahead of Rennes visit

AS Saint-Etienne welcome Stade Rennais FC to the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard on Sunday night having picked up 13 of a possible 18 points since Oscar Garcia took the helm…  AS Saint-Etienne - Stade Rennais... – Falcao on fire

Thanks to his two goals in Monaco's 3-0 win over Strasbourg last Saturday, Radamel Falcao became the first man in 40 years to score eight Ligue 1 Conforama goals in the first six weeks of action. ...

Bielsa: ‘I will not resign’

LOSC coach Marcelo Bielsa has made it clear he has no intention of stepping down as Les Dogues' head coach despite the team's continuing struggle for results in Ligue 1 Conforama. Marcelo 'El...

Hazard talks Ligue 1 Conforama return

Chelsea FC star Eden Hazard has refused to rule out a future return to Ligue 1 Conforama, but says he would only sign for former club LOSC - and not Paris Saint-Germain, who have long been interested in...

Caen’s Djiku out until November

SM Caen's star defender Alexander Djiku is suffering from a heel injury that will have him out of action until November - a real blow for coach Patrice Garande that endangers the Normandy club's strong start to the...

Week 6 match reports

All the match reports and video highlights from every game of Week 6 of Ligue 1 Conforama's 2017-18 campaign. Source link