AS Monaco 6-0 Nancy | Falcao takes season goal tally to 8 with brace

Radamel Falcao took his season tally to eight with a brace in AS Monaco’s 6-0 thrashing of Nancy at Stade Louis II. The win over Nancy marks the second time in the last three games that ASM have netted six times in a league fixture. Falcao netted twice, with Guido Carrillo, teenager Mbappe Lottin and Fabinho also scoring

Falcao, who missed the 2014 World Cup & Copa America 2016 through injury, has been recalled by Colombia coach Jose Pekerman for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Argentina Continue reading

Metz promoted on goal difference, join Dijon and Nancy in Ligue 1 for 2016/17

Bob Bradley’s Le Havre were denied promotion as Metz squeaked through on goals scored after a dramatic final round of fixtures in Ligue 2.

Metz suffered a 1-0 loss to Lens, while Le Havre hammered Bourg en Brasse 5-0. The two results meant that both Metz and Bob Bradley’s side were tied on points and goal difference, but the former’s 54 goals scored (in comparison to Le Havre’s 52) saw them finish ahead of their rivals and join champions Nancy and Dijon in the top flight. Continue reading

Nancy promoted to Ligue 1 after 1-0 win over Sochaux

AS Nancy Lorraine will play in Ligue 1 next season after Monday night’s 1-0 win over FC Sochaux. The club won 1-0 thanks to Clement Lenglet’s early strike and now have an unassailable 12 point lead over fourth placed Le Havre with only three games left to play. A crowd of 19,237 attended this fixture at Stade Marcel Picot.

Nancy were relegated from Ligue 1 at the end of the 2012/13 but have managed a return to the top flight after three seasons in Ligue 2. 2017 will also mark the 50th year of Nancy’s Continue reading