French Ligue 1 – Round 27


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Paris Saint-Germain
OGC Nice


February 24, 2017

Nantes                           3-1                     Dijon

Yacine Bammou 3’                                                     Leo Dubois 37’(o.g)
Emiliano Sala 59’(pen)
Felipe Pardo 79’


Dijon drops in the relegation play-off spot after a defeat at Nantes.  Two second half goals gave Nantes the home victory to move five points clear from Dijon and a point away from getting into the top half of the league standings.


OGC Nice                       2-1                  Montpellier

Mickael Le Bihan 68’ 85’                                         Steve Mounie 9’

OGC Nice v Montpellier Herault SC - Ligue 1 : News Photo

After an hour of being a goal behind at home, Mickael Le Bihan found an equalizer to level the score for Nice. Nice couldn’t afford a defeat or the dropping points if they still want a shot at the title. Thanks to Le Bihan, Nice found a winning goal to get out of this fixture with the maximum points.


February 25, 2017

Guingamp                           1-2                     Monaco

Etienne Didot 90’                                                                   Kamil Glik 24’
                                                                                                  Fabinho 86’(pen)


Monaco keeps their position in the league standings after bouncing back from their a draw at Bastia to get a win away at Guingamp.


A late penalty for Monaco proved to be important when Etienne Didot scored late for Guingamp to cut the lead in half.


Nancy                            0-0                           Toulouse


Nancy and Toulouse played out another draw in the 2016/17 Ligue 1 season. Unlike the first fixture, this one gave us no goals.


Lille                         2-3                       Bordeaux

Nicolas De Preville 66’(pen)                              Valentin Vada 16’
Eder 67’                                                                    Adam Ounas 78’ 82’


After getting two quick goals to come from a goal down and take the lead, Lille finished the match in defeat and two men sent off.

Adam Ounas scored two late goals for Bordeaux to regain their early goal advantage and leave Lille with all three points.


Angers                                         3-0                          Bastia

Karl Ekambi 18’ 57’
Gregory Bourillon 79’


Struggling Bastia was the perfect team for Angers to grab their third consecutive league victory.


Rennes                                         1-0                       Lorient

Giovanni Sio 19’


Bottom table Lorient remains at the bottom of the table after suffering their third straight defeat.


February 26, 2017

Saint-Etienne                       0-1                  Caen

                                                                                           Sylvio Rodelin 33’


Not what was expected, but Caen came out victorious against Saint-Etienne. After suffering three straight league defeats, Caen got a second straight league victory against Saint-Etienne


Lyon                              5-0                   Metz

Memphis Depay 43’ 53’
Ivan Balliu 74’(o.g)
Alexandre Lacazette 78’
Mathieu Valbuena 90’+2’


Not many expected Metz to have a chance in this fixture. (And many were right).

Memphis Depay scored a brace for Lyon as they thrashed Metz to get a fourth consecutive victory in all competition where they have scored 4+ goals.


Marseille                        1-5                 Paris Saint-Germain

Rod Fanni 70’                                                            Marquinhos 6’
                                                                                     Edinson Cavani 16’
                                                                                     Lucas Moura 50’
                                                                                     Julian Draxler 61’
                                                                                     Blaise Matuidi 73’

Olympique de Marseille v Paris Saint-Germain - Ligue 1 : News Photo

Five different players scored a goal for PSG as they disposed of the remains of Marseille in front of their home crowd.

PSG remains in second place in the standings, a win away from Monaco.

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