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.

Arsenal 2-2 PSG- Parisians likely to finish top of group after draw in London

Great result for Paris Saint-Germain in London after Alex Iwobi’s own goal gave them a 2-2 draw with Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium. The result means that PSG, who have a better head to head record with the Gunners, are now favourites to top the group, with a game agaist Ludogorets their last one in the group stages (Arsenal are away at Basel) Continue reading

Can PSG win their Champions League Group?

With European football resuming after the international break, Paris Saint-Germain and Arsenal have all to play for when they clash at the Emirates on Wednesday evening. The two sides are both assured of progress to the round of 16, but this is effectively a winner takes all clash to decide who tops Group A and earns the right to face comparatively easier opposition in the next round Continue reading