Lyon misses chance to go top of French league after 1-1 draw
PARIS (AP) — Lyon missed the chance to go top of the French league on goal difference after drawing 1-1 at home to Bordeaux on Saturday.
Having started the season emphatically with two wins...
Dembele scores late to give Lyon 3-2 win at Bordeaux
PARIS (AP) — Lyon won 3-2 at Bordeaux on Friday to keep the pressure on Lille in the race to finish second and automatically qualify for next season's Champions League.
MONACO (AP) — After losing the French title last weekend, Monaco is in danger of throwing away second place after losing at Guingamp 3-1 on Saturday.
The defeat leaves Monaco just one point ahead of Lyon and Marseille as the three sides chase an automatic place in the Champions League with four games left.
Monaco was thrashed by champion Paris Saint-Germain 7-1 last Sunday and the defense leaked easily again, albeit with a little help from one of its defenders.
Guingamp moves up to 6th place with 2-0 win at Strasbourg
PARIS (AP) — Veteran forward Jimmy Briand had a hand in both goals as Guingamp moved up to sixth place in the French league with a 2-0 win at Strasbourg on Friday.
The win moved the Brittany-based side two points ahead of Nice and four behind Nantes, as Ligue 1 resumed following its annual winter break.
Forward Yannis Salibur opened the scoring for the visitors in the eighth minute and midfielder Nicolas Benezet doubled the lead with just 16 minutes played.