Saturday Ligue 1 – Pre Match Analysis & Betting Tips

Evian – Lyon

Evian have no new injury concerns except to new striker Reuben, who quite frankly was disappointing last week anyway. Coach Pascal Dupraz needs to ensure he picks the right XI this week because he’s struggled with team selection so far this season. Lyon Continue reading


Friday Night Ligue 2 – Pre Match Analysis & Betting Tips

Angers – Brest

Angers welcome back the injured duo of Diego Gomez and Richard Socrier here, but I don’t think either of them will start. Key midfielder Olivier Auriac remains sidelined, as does left back Ibrahima Diallo, but neither of them have played any part yet this season so won’t be ‘missed’ as such. Centre back Fabien Boyer is another who falls into this category. Angers’ best attacker Alharbi El Jadeyaoui isn’t included in the Continue reading

Meatmansoccer Ligue 2 Round 4 – Team of the Week

Here is a new addition to what will hopefully be a regular addition each week on this blog. There are many different Ligue 1 ‘team of the week’ formations posted on numerous websites each week, from France football, to lequipe, to  etc. For what its worth, usually the best one out there is from my pals at Frenchfootballweekly and well worth a read. But anyway, there are few Ligue 2 ‘team of the week’ sides out there so I thought it’d be interesting to do one. Why should Ligue 1 players get all the glory when in the 2nd tier there will always be some excellent displays too!!! Continue reading