Juninho defends David Luiz for shaky Ligue 1 performance
Juninho defends David Luiz for shaky Ligue 1 performance

Brazilian defender David Luiz has been defended by his compatriot Juninho for the criticism he's received since joining Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) this summer.

Marseille go into winter break as Ligue 1 leaders
Marseille go into winter break as Ligue 1 leaders

Thanks to a second-half goal from Michy Batshuayi in his first start for Marseille, the French Ligue 1 leaders beat Lille 2-1 to end the year on top.

Michy Batshuyai ensures Marseille finish year top of the table
Michy Batshuyai ensures Marseille finish year top of the table

Belgian striker Michy Batshuyai repaid Marseille coach Marcelo Bielsa`s faith in giving him his first start by scoring the decider in the 2-1 win over Lille on Sunday to guarantee they top the table going into the New Year.

Marseille, PSG and Lyon in three-way fight in France
Marseille, PSG and Lyon in three-way fight in France

Marseille, Paris Saint-Germain and Lyon head into the final round of games before Christmas this weekend looking to take the symbolic crown of Ligue 1`s `Autumn Champions`.

Ligue 1: Monaco eye to prove credentials against leaders Marseille
Ligue 1: Monaco eye to prove credentials against leaders Marseille

Fresh from securing their passage into the last 16 of the Champions League, Monaco will get the chance to prove their credentials when they entertain Ligue 1 leaders Marseille on Sunday.

Ligue 1: Marseille win to reclaim top spot
Ligue 1: Marseille win to reclaim top spot

Marseille reclaimed top spot in Ligue 1 from Paris Saint-Germain with a hard-earned 3-1 victory over Metz at the Stade Velodrome on Sunday evening.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic brace takes PSG top
Zlatan Ibrahimovic brace takes PSG top

Paris Saint-Germain leapfrogged Marseille into top spot in Ligue 1 on Saturday by coming from behind to beat Nantes 2-1 at the Parc des Princes thanks to a Zlatan Ibrahimovic brace.

Marcelo Bielsa tight-lipped on Marseille future
Marcelo Bielsa tight-lipped on Marseille future

Coach Marcelo Bielsa remained tight-lipped when questioned on Friday concerning his future with French Ligue 1 leaders Marseille.

Marseille and PSG in race for Christmas bragging rights
Marseille and PSG in race for Christmas bragging rights

With three matches until the Ligue 1 winter break, the enthralling battle between Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain promises more twists in the race to be top of the table at Christmas. 

Marseille beat Nantes to cement top spot
Marseille beat Nantes to cement top spot

Florian Thauvin scored one goal and set up another as Ligue 1 leaders Marseille beat Nantes 2-0 at the Stade Velodrome on Friday evening.

Lyon put unbeaten run on line in derby
Lyon put unbeaten run on line in derby

A resurgent Lyon will be looking to extend their impressive unbeaten run in Ligue 1 when they make the short trip to face great rivals Saint-Etienne on Sunday.

Andre-Pierre Gignac makes right headlines in Marseille win
Andre-Pierre Gignac makes right headlines in Marseille win

Andre-Pierre Gignac steered home an 85th minute header to help under-fire Marseille to a 3-1 victory over Bordeaux and keep Marcelo Bielsa`s side top of Ligue 1 on Sunday. 

Lyon miss chance to go second after Bastia draw
Lyon miss chance to go second after Bastia draw

Lyon extended their unbeaten Ligue 1 streak to ten matches on Saturday, with a hard-fought 0-0 draw at Bastia, but wasted the opportunity to climb above Marseille into second spot.

Ligue 1: Late Ezequiel ​Lavezzi goal sends champions PSG to the top
Ligue 1: Late Ezequiel ​Lavezzi goal sends champions PSG to the top

Champions Paris St Germain went top of Ligue 1 for the first time this season when Ezequiel Lavezzi`s late goal earned a 3-2 win at Metz on Friday, the club`s first victory there in 11 years.

Marseille`s Marcelo Bielsa remains above transfer saga
Marseille`s Marcelo Bielsa remains above transfer saga

Marseille coach Marcelo Bielsa says he and his players were concentrating on matters on the pitch rather than the transfer fraud investigation engulfing the Ligue 1 leaders.

Caen president charged, Marseille officials released
Caen president charged, Marseille officials released

The president of Ligue 1 side Caen was charged on Thursday in connection with a match-fixing inquiry that has rocked French football, his lawyer told AFP.

Police swoop in Marseille transfer probe
Police swoop in Marseille transfer probe

The president of Marseille football club and two former directors were taken in for questioning Tuesday as part of a probe into transfers including that of top striker Andre-Pierre Gignac, sources close to the investigation said.

Police swoop after Marseille transfer probe
Police swoop after Marseille transfer probe

The president of Marseille football club and two former directors were taken in for questioning Tuesday as part of a probe into transfers including that of top striker Andre-Pierre Gignac, sources close to the investigation said.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to miss Sweden`s friendly with France
Zlatan Ibrahimovic to miss Sweden`s friendly with France

Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss Sweden`s friendly match against France in Marseille on Tuesday, the Swedish Football Association said Sunday.

PSG too strong for Marseille as Ligue 1 race tightens
PSG too strong for Marseille as Ligue 1 race tightens

Paris Saint-Germain defeated arch rivals Marseille 2-0 at the Parc des Princes on Sunday as the Ligue 1 title race was thrown wide open.