French clubs in 2016/17 Champions League Group Stage


Three French clubs will be competing in the group stages of the 2016/17 Champions League- Paris Saint-Germain, Olympique Lyonnais and AS Monaco.

PSG will be in Pot 1 for the group stage draws, with Lyon in Pot 2 and Monaco, who beat Villarreal in their playoff tie, in Group 4.

At the end of the 2015/16, these were their UEFA club coefficents

PSG- 112.549
Lyon- 63.049
Monaco- 36.549

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.