French Ligue 1- Round Twenty Three

Top Four:
  1. Monaco
  2. Paris Saint-Germain
  3. OGC Nice
  4. Lyon
Bottom Four:
  1. Metz
  2. Angers
  3. Bastia
  4. Lorient


February 3, 2017

Metz                                   1-0              Marseille

Yann Jouffre 82’

FC Metz v Olympique de Marseille - Ligue 1 : News Photo

It might be against the run of play but Metz was able to pick up the maximum points against Marseille.

Metz remains relegation threatened, but if they can pull a few of these results in their upcoming league fixtures, they should see another year in Ligue 1.


February 4, 2017

Monaco                                3-0               OGC Nice

Valere Germain 47’

Radamel Falcao 60’ 81’


After picking up points against Paris Saint-Germain, Monaco made themselves title favorites by defeating OGC Nice.

Monaco sits three points clear at the top of the league table.  


Bordeaux                             1-1                Rennes

Jeremy Menez 56’                                    Yoann Gourcuff 69’


Both teams scored a goal in the second half to finish a point better than they came into the match.

Bordeaux held on to the two point advantage over Rennes on the league table.


Lille                                      0-1               Lorient

                                                              Jeremie Aliadiere 49’


Bottom table Lorient managed a victory over Lille with through an early second half goal.

Despite the victory, Lorient remains at the bottom of the standings.


Montpellier                             2-1              Bastia

Steve Mounie 17’ 64’                                 Enzo Crivelli 34’


Steve Mounie scored the opener and the winning goal for Montpellier as they picked up three points against relegation-zoned Bastia


Dijon                                   1-3                Paris Saint-Germain

Julio Tavares 31’                                     Lucas Moura 29’

                                                                   Thiago Silva 31’

                                                                   Edinson Cavani 84’


Paris Saint-Germain did what was expected against Dijon by picking maximum points from this fixture.

The victory sent Paris Saint-Germain to three points away from the top of the league table.


Guingamp                              0-1            Caen

                                                                     Yann Karamoh 90’+3’

Caen stole the game through a late goal from Yann Karamoh to get an away victory against Guingamp.


February 5, 2017

Toulouse                                  4-0                       Angers

Andy Delort 47’

Martin Braithwaite 57’(pen)

Oscar Trejo 69’

Ola Toivonen 89’


Angers was kept in the relegation zone after getting thrashed by four goals in the second half by Toulouse.  


Nantes                                      0-2                         Nancy

                                                                             Issiar Dia 50’

                                                                             Julien Cetout 64’


The match ended with a player on both teams being sent off on a red card, but Nancy finished with an away victory over Nantes.


Saint-Etienne                                 2-0                              Lyon

Kevin Monnet-Paquet 9’

Romain Hamouma 23’


It was a third consecutive defeat in all competitions for Lyon after they fell away to Saint-Etienne.

The victory allowed Saint-Etienne move to a point away from Lyon in the league standings. Lyon sits in fourth and Saint-Etienne will be hoping to challenge them for the last European spot in Ligue 1.

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