Algeria coach Georges Leekens has named three France based players in his final 23 man squad for CAN 2017. The trio are Rachid Ghezzal (Lyon), Ramy Bensebaini (Rennes) and Mehdi Abeid (Dijon)
France, Italy and England each have three players in the Algerian squad.
Antoine Griezmann was the highest ranked French player at the 2016 Ballon D’Or awards, with the Atleti striker finishing third with 198 votes behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Griezmann was one of four French players nominated for the 2016 Ballon D’Or, along with Hugo Lloris, Dimitri Payet and Paul Pogba Continue reading
Great goal scored by Florian Thauvin vs Nancy for Olympique Marseille- the third goal in OM’s 3-0 win over ASNL at Stade Velodrome on 4 December, 2016 Continue reading
Radamel Falcao nets twice as Monaco beat Bastia 5-0 to go top in France following Paris Saint-Germain’s surprise 3-0 loss at Montpellier. Kylian Mbappe Lottin (10), Thomas Lemar (38) and Guido Carrillo (79) the other scorers at Stade Louis II for the home side. Continue reading
OL took out their disappointment at losing at home to PSG on Nantes, scoring six past the struggling Canaries at Stade de la Beaujoire. 18964 in attendance for this Nantes v Lyon Ligue 1 clash on 30 November, 2016. Tolisso, Lacazette (p), Gonalons, Valbuena, Diakhaby and Fekir on target for OL- six different scorers for the visitors Continue reading
Edinson Cavani took his season tally to 18 as his brace helped PSG come away with three points from Parc Olympique Lyonnais. The 2-1 win for Paris, coupled with Nice’s draw against Bastia, means that OGCN’s lead at the top of Ligue 1 is now just a single point and we could be set for a mouth watering clash when PSG host them at Parc des Princes early next month Continue reading