Lille’s title charge hits bump with Monaco stalemate

Lille could be replaced by Paris Saint-Germain at the top of Ligue 1 on Sunday after the current league leaders drew 0-0 at fellow title rivals Monaco. Christophe Galtier's side stay in first place after the largely uneventful encounter in the Principality, three points ahead of PSG who host struggling Nantes

Stuttering Atletico’s title hopes under Real pressure

Stuttering LaLiga leaders Atletico Madrid face a test of their title credentials at sixth-placed Villarreal on Sunday. Atleti, who had a 10-point lead at the top heading into February, have faltered of late. They have won one of their last five matches in all competitions and have failed to keep a clean

‘Arteta judged me on two-and-a-half matches’ – Saliba disappointed at Arsenal not giving him first-team chance

The highly-rated defender is still waiting on a competitive debut for the Gunners, with the second-half of the season being spent in Ligue 1 with Nice William Saliba has questioned Mikel Arteta’s snap judgement on him at Arsenal, with the highly-rated defender claiming to have been given “two-and-a-half” non-competitive matches in

PSG suffer first defeat under Pochettino

Paris Saint-Germain suffered their first defeat under Mauricio Pochettino as lowly Lorient fought back to claim a dramatic 3-2 victory on Sunday and prevent the defending champions from retaking top spot in Ligue 1. Neymar scored two penalties but the visitors collapsed late on at the Stade du Moustoir, as Nigerian

Villas-Boas to walk away from ‘disastrous’ Marseille

Andre Villas-Boas said on Friday a poor second season at the helm of Marseille means he is likely to leave in June as a contract extension would only materialise with a dramatic turn of form. The former Spurs and Chelsea chief described Marseille's recent run as "disastrous" after being dumped out

Troubled Ligue 1 hopes for rescue from financial woes

Left in dire straits by the disastrous combination of the Covid-19 crisis and the collapse of a record TV rights deal, clubs in France's Ligue 1 are hoping a new broadcast partner can be found next week in order to pull them back from the financial brink. The French league (LFP)