Stade Rennais 0-1 Lyon: Terrier’s late strike snatches all three points

Substitute striker Martin Terrier’s 87th-minute winner snatched all three points for a Lyon side who battled their way to an important, slender away victory.

The result sees them close the gap on second-placed Lille to just a point ahead of this weekend’s fixtures, while ensuring they returned to winning ways after a frustrating few weeks in the Champions League. Continue reading

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