Preview: Saint-Etienne vs. Auxerre

May 29, 2022

With the tie delicately poised following a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their Ligue 1 promotion/relegation playoff, Saint-Etienne and Auxerre reconvene at the Stade Geoffrey-Guichard for Sunday’s return leg. Zaydou Youssouf and Gaetan Perrin were on target for their respective sides on Thursday evening, and the quick turnaround will certainly not be kind on either set of legs. Without the introduction of Pascal Dupraz into the Verts hotseat,…

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Preview: Auxerre vs. Saint-Etienne 

May 26, 2022

Saint-Etienne will be battling to maintain their Ligue 1 status when they travel to the Stade de l’Abbe-Deschamps for the first leg of their relegation playoff final against Auxerre. The hosts have won each of their last five games on home soil, while the visitors have failed to win any of their last seven matches on the road. After finishing the Ligue 2 campaign in third place and missing out…

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Preview: Barcelona Women vs. Lyon Women

May 20, 2022

Seventy-two teams have taken part in the Women’s Champions League this season, and on Saturday, the remaining two sides will battle it out to be crowned champions of Europe. Barcelona Women will be aiming to retain their European crown, but they must overcome Lyon Women, who are aiming to win the competition for the eighth time. Barcelona lifted the Women’s Champions League trophy for the first time in their history…

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Preview: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Metz

May 20, 2022

Paris Saint-Germain will endeavour to end the 2021-22 Ligue 1 season with a flourish when they welcome Metz to the Parc des Princes on Saturday night. The champions can move onto 86 points with a victory, while Les Grenats are already condemned to a bottom-three finish but can still avoid automatic relegation. A customary Ligue 1 title has been placed in the trophy cabinet, but PSG’s 2021-22 season will perhaps…

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Preview: Montpellier HSC vs. Paris Saint-Germain

May 14, 2022

Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain continue their stroll to the finish line with a trip to Montpellier HSC on Saturday in the penultimate gameweek of the season. The visitors were pegged back to draw 2-2 with Troyes last time out, while La Paillade went down 2-1 away from home to Clermont. The travelling Montpellier support witnessed Joris Chotard score what may prove to be the best goal he will ever…

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Preview: Nice vs. Saint-Etienne 

May 11, 2022

After missing out on Coupe de France glory last weekend, Nice will turn their attention back to Ligue 1 with a home encounter against Saint-Etienne on Wednesday night. The hosts currently sit sixth in the table, five points behind the Champions League positions with a game in hand, while the visitors occupy 18th place and are three points adrift of safety. Nice’s hopes of lifting silverware for the first time…

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