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

Lacazette hints at summer exit

Olympique Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette has hinted that he could leave Les Gones in the summer. In an interview, Lacazette said that the summer would be ideal for a “change of scenery” and to “discover something else”

Lacazette’s OL contract is till 2019 but that has not stopped the 25 year old from being linked to Barca, where his former teammate Samuel Umtiti now plays, and Arsenal, amongst others clubs.

Lyon have struggled this season and are 13 points behind leaders Nice and ten behind third place Nice. They lost 2-0 to Saint-Etienne over the weekend and have lost four of their last five games in all competitions.

Ligue 1 Round Up- Disappointing draw for Paris, Nice break winless run

Here is a round up of action from week 22 of Ligue 1

PSG v Monaco

This was a great opportunity for PSG to draw level with league leaders ASM but Unai Emery’s side ended up bottling their chances in front of a 47,238 strong crowd at Parc des Princes.

Monaco came to Paris averaging three goals a fixture, but this game was goalless at half time, with both teams preferring to play pragmatically given the high stakes involved.

It took 80 minutes for the deadlock to be broken with referee Frank Schneider pointing to the spot after ASM’s Djibril Sidibe had upended Paris’ winter signing Julian Draxler in the box. Up stepped Edinson Cavani Continue reading