Lyon vs Besiktas and Monaco vs Dortmund in continental last eight ties

Ligue 1’s last two teams left in Europe, AS Monaco and Olympique Lyonnais, will do battle against Besiktas JK and Borussia Dortmund in their respective continental quarterfinals.

Monaco, who were surprise quarterfinalists in the Champions League after eliminating Pep Guardiola’s Man City on the away goals rule, have drawn Dortmund- a side ASM will fancy their chances of beating, in comparison to say, Bayern, Barca or Real Madrid.

Lyon’s prize for eliminating AS Roma in the Europa League Round of 16 is a tie against Besiktas.

France had PSG as a representative in the Champions League, but they bowed out following a stunning loss at the Nou Camp after having won the first leg 4-0.

Gomis double in vain as Marseille beaten by Nantes

Nantes halted their four game winless streak by beating Marseille 3-2. Dreadful result for L’OM, whose poor form away from home continues. Their eight losses away from home in the league in the most of any team in the top 10, and they also have the worst away defensive record (25 conceded) of any team in the top 10.

Bafetimbi Gomis scored a brace for Marseille but it was in vain for the visitors. Diego Carlos, Mariusz Stepinski and Adrien Thomasson were on target for FCN Continue reading

Montpellier 1-2 Monaco 7 February 2017 | ASM extend unbeaten streak over MHSC to 30

AS Monaco stretched their unbeaten run over Montpellier to 30 games following a 2-1 win at Stade de la Mosson in front of 12,433 supporters. Kamil Glik and Kylian Mbappe’s first half goals put the league leaders 2-0 ahead at the break and although Hilton pulled one back for MHSC, ASM emerged winners. Continue reading