The Ligue 1 Team of the Year 2017, as voted for the UNFP has been officially revealed. PSG, who had eight players in the 2015-16 Team of the Season, have only three players in the 2016/17 edition- an indication of how tightly fought Ligue 1 has been this season.
Monaco have been the surprise packages in France this season- they look set to dethrone PSG and also reached the ladt four of the Champions League. No surprise then that ASM dominate the UNFP Team of the Season with 6 players- Subasic, Sidibe, Glik, Mendy, Bernardo Silva and Mbappe all feature in the list.
The three PSG players in the team are Cavani, Thiago Silva and Verratti. Nice and Lyon have one representative each- John Michael Serie for OGCN and Alexandre Lacazette for OL Continue reading
Paris Saint-Germain’s Edinson Cavani has been named Ligue 1’s player of the Season at the UNFP Trophy awards (Trophees UNFP- France’s version of the PFA). Cavani succeeds Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who won it last year before opting for a free transfer to Man Utd.
Monaco’s Subasic won Goalkeeper of the Year, while the Young Player of the Year, as expected, went to Kylian Mbappe.
Player of the Year– Edinson Cavani (PSG)
Young Player of the Year– Kylian Mbappe (Monaco)
Goalkeeper of the Year– Danijel Subasic (Monaco) Continue reading
Angel di Maria scored two fantastic goals as Paris Saint-Germain thrashed Barcelona 4-0 in the first leg of their Round of 16 clash. Di Maria scored on his birthday as did Edinson Cavani Continue reading
Angel Di Maria scored two goals for PSG in their 4-1 French League Cup win over Bordeaux on 24 January, 2017. Here’s the first of the two – a fantastic free kick that set the Parisians on their way 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
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