Ligue 1

Lille showed some neat – though not especially dangerous – possession play throughout the match and eventually they got the lead through a Nicolas Pépé penalty, just before half-time. The second half was disrupted by both crowd trouble and a red card for Florian Thauvin. After those two incidents, the game became disjointed, and Lille […]

Keep Reading

Nantes dominated possession thanks to an early red card for Montpellier. This game however was ultimately decided by a counterattack and a set piece.  Tactical analysis by Chris Baker.  Nantes manager Vahid Halilhodžić made nine changes following an easy midweek cup victory over Chateauroux. Ciprian Tătăruşanu replaced Maxime Dupé in goal. Diego Carlos, Lucas Lima […]

Keep Reading
Tactical analysis Lille - Lyon 2-2 Ligue 1

Lyon dominated possession against Lille in a very interesting formation. Lille were the more efficient finishers though. The fact that Lyon fought themselves back into this exciting game on the back of their talented young guns, made this a true advert for all that Ligue 1 stands for. Tactical analysis and match report by Erik […]

Keep Reading

Saint-Étienne looked comfortable against Monaco for the most part, especially in the first half. Nevertheless, Monaco had the better chances and were unlucky to leave with zero points. Two well-taken goals from Wahbi Khazri made the difference. Monaco went to Saint-Étienne looking to put a stop to the terrible run of form they have suffered […]

Keep Reading
Go to TOP