Olympique Lyonnais warm up for next weekend’s blockbuster clash against Paris SG with a 1-0 away win at Lille OSC. The only goal in front of 28660 at Stade Pierre-Mauroy came in the 3rd minute through Gnaly Cornet. Les Dogues had Younousse Sankhare sent off in the second half Continue reading
Both Lille and Saint-Etienne drew the first legs of their Europa League ties last night. LOSC, who were up against Qabala, went behind in the 13th minute when Vernydub scored for the visitors, but levelled shortly after the interval through Ryan Mendes.
St.Etienne drew 0-0 against Greek side AEK Athens.
Both Lille and St.Etienne were hosts in the first leg, and will have to travel to Azerbaijan and Greece respectively for the return legs next week.
AS Saint-Etienne will not be playing Europa League football next season after they suffered a 1-0 loss at the hands of Lille OSC on the final day of the season. Going into the game, ASSE were a point ahead of Lille and only needed to avoid defeat to stay ahead of Les Dogues.
Instead, Eder’s first half penalty four minutes before half time gave the northern outfit all three points in front of a 39,550 strong crowd at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, and also European football at the expense of Les Verts. They will now join Nice as France’s representatives in the Europa League next season. Continue reading
The list of nominees for Ligue 1 goalkeeper of the season (2015/2016) is out. The UNFP (Professional Union of French Players) have listed four keepers- Lille’s Vincent Enyeama, Lyon’s Anthony Lopes, Marseille’s Steve Mandanda and PSG’s Kevin Trapp. Continue reading
Paris Saint-Germain win the French Coupe de la Ligue for the third season running (and a record sixth time!) as they beat Lille 2-1 in the final at Stade de France. LOSC were first time League Cup finalists, went behind to Javier Pastore’s goal Continue reading