Montpellier 1-0 Lyon: Souquet’s super strike sinks lacklustre visitors

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Arnaud Souquet’s scintillating strike on the stroke of half-time proved enough for Montpellier to earn a deserved 1-0 win against ten-man Lyon, who had defender Youssouf Kone sent off shortly after the break for violent conduct.

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5 Ligue 1 youngsters destined for big future transfers

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Ligue 1 is a division regularly criticised for its lack of competitiveness at the top, given just how easily Paris Saint-Germain appear to dominate on a yearly basis. However, it’s one that produces a wide variety of talented youngsters across the world who shine for their respective clubs, countries and earn exposure to Europe’s top sides – where they’re regularly snapped up.

Thomas Lemar, Alban Lafont, Issa Diop, Joris Gnagnon and Odsonne Edouard are just a handful of talented youngsters who have left France’s top tier for European transfer moves this past summer, but who are the next batch of players coming through? Continue reading