Lyon back on top after fiery derby draw
Lyon back on top after fiery derby draw

Ten-man Lyon came from behind to earn a savagely-contested 2-2 draw at home to bitter rivals Saint Etienne on Sunday and thereby climb back on top of Ligue 1.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic faces long ban for anti-France rant
Zlatan Ibrahimovic faces long ban for anti-France rant

 A day after scoring a brilliant hat-trick, Paris Saint-Germain`s tempestuous striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic stayed away Thursday from a disciplinary hearing which could impose a long ban for his comments attacking France and its referees.

Ligue 1: Monaco unbeaten run ended at Guingamp
Ligue 1: Monaco unbeaten run ended at Guingamp

Monaco`s recent charge up the Ligue 1 standings came to a shuddering halt on Sunday when they conceded a first goal in over 800 minutes to fall 1-0 at ten-man Guingamp.

Bastia stun Paris Saint Germain in thrilling comeback
Bastia stun Paris Saint Germain in thrilling comeback

Paris Saint Germain gave up a two-goal lead as Bastia stormed back to win 4-2 in Corsica on Saturday as the defending champions spurned the chance to go top of Ligue 1.

Nemanja Vidic defiant as EPL veterans struggle in Italy
Nemanja Vidic defiant as EPL veterans struggle in Italy

Under-fire Inter defender Nemanja Vidic claimed he is still adapting to life in Serie A as the jury remains out on former English Premier League stars who have failed to spark in Italy`s top flight.

Ligue 1 Game Week 8 Preview: PSG seeking boost in Toulouse before Barcelona clash
Ligue 1 Game Week 8 Preview: PSG seeking boost in Toulouse before Barcelona clash

What a difference a win makes. Paris Saint Germain`s 2-0 win away at Caen in midweek not only broke a sequence of three draws but lifted them to second in the table and temporarily silenced the critics.

Van Wolfswinkel ends goal drought as Saint Etienne held
Van Wolfswinkel ends goal drought as Saint Etienne held

Ricky van Wolfswinkel ended his year-long goal drought but Saint Etienne were held 1-1 at home by Bordeaux on Thursday.

Ligue 1: PSG held as St Etienne move second

Paris Saint Germain were held for the third time on their Ligue 1 travels to a 1-1 draw at Rennes on Saturday as Saint Etienne moved second with a 1-0 win against Caen.

Football: Saint-Etienne, Lyon both win to close on Lille

Saint-Etienne pushed Sochaux further towards relegation on Sunday with a 3-1 home while Lyon rode their luck to defeat Guingamp as both clubs closed the gap on Lille.

Monaco edge Lyon as ref leaves his mark

Monaco beat Lyon 3-2 in a game marked by a series of dubious calls from the referee who later conceded all Monaco`s goals resulted from off-side situations.

Ibra fires PSG past St Etienne, Monaco edge Lyon

Paris Saint Germain, fresh from progressing to the Champions League quarter-finals, capped a profitable week with a 2-0 win over Saint Etienne on Sunday.

Batlles earns point for leaders St Etienne

Saint Etienne midfielder Laurent Batlles scored against champions Olympique Marseille to earn a 1-1 draw for the surprise Ligue 1 leaders on Saturday.

Batlles earns point for leaders St Etienne

Saint Etienne midfielder Laurent Batlles scored against champions Olympique Marseille to earn a 1-1 draw for the surprise Ligue 1 leaders on Saturday.