Europa League Round Up- Lille and St.Etienne both draw

Both Lille and Saint-Etienne drew the first legs of their Europa League ties last night. LOSC, who were up against Qabala, went behind in the 13th minute when Vernydub scored for the visitors, but levelled shortly after the interval through Ryan Mendes.

St.Etienne drew 0-0 against Greek side AEK Athens.

Both Lille and St.Etienne were hosts in the first leg, and will have to travel to Azerbaijan and Greece respectively for the return legs next week.

Video France U19-Netherlands U19 5-1 Highlights- Mbappe & Augustin set up Portugal clash

France will face Portugal in the last four of the Euro U19 Championships after beating the Netherlands 5-1 in what was effectively a quarterfinal clash. The duo of Mbappe and Augustin again starred for Les Bleus, scoring two and three respectively. England will face Italy in the other semi-final Continue reading

Super Cup moves to Austria- PSG favourites to claim fourth straight title

The Trophee des Champions (French Super Cup) heads to Austria this year with Paris Saint-Germain looking to claim a fourth straight title. The capital outfit have won the last three editions (held in Gabon, China and Canada respectively), scoring two goals on every occasion. 2016 will also be the first time the Super Cup will be held in a European country other France.

PSG won the 2015/16 Ligue 1 title by a resounding 31 points, leading the way almost from the off, eventually totalling 96 points from a possible 114. They also smashed through the 100 goals barrier at a canter, with the unstoppable Zlatan Ibrahimovic contributing 50 in all competitions. Continue reading

France U19 keep Euro semi-final hopes alive with 2-0 win over Croatia

France U19 bounced back from their opening round setback against England to register a 2-0 win over Croatia in Aalen. Jean-Kevin Augustin, who scored Les Bleus’ opener against England, was again on target against the Croatians, with Mbappe adding the second.

With Netherlands losing to England earlier in the day, France vs Netherlands becomes an effective quarterfinal shootout to decide who joins England in the last four Continue reading