Marseille thrash Reims to soar clear in Ligue 1
Marseille thrash Reims to soar clear in Ligue 1

High-flying Marseille picked up their fifth straight victory on Tuesday as Ligue 1 top scorer Andre-Pierre Gignac claimed a brace in a 5-0 thrashing of Reims.

Eventful night for Zlatan Ibrahimovic as PSG start with draw

Zlatan Ibrahimovic took centre stage as reigning Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain had to come from behind to claim a 2-2 draw with Reims in the opening game of the new season on Friday.

PSG look for Cavani to step forward in Ibra absence

Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain will hope that record signing Edinson Cavani can fill the void left by the absence of injured top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic as they prepare to host Reims on Saturday.

France`s oldest detainee jailed for murder

France`s eldest detainee was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Friday for having killed an 82-year-old woman who spurned his advances and whose battered body was found in a stream.

Stalemate no help to Marseille or Reims

Reims and Marseille drew 1-1 on Friday night in a result that did neither side`s European qualification aspirations any good.

Kurzawa keeps Monaco in touch with leaders PSG

A last-gasp winner from defender Layvin Kurzawa lifted Monaco to a 3-2 victory over Reims and to within two points of French league leaders Paris Saint-Germain on Friday night.

Lille title blow with second successive defeat

Lille suffered a second successive defeat and squandered vital ground in the French title race when St Etienne grabbed a 2-0 Ligue 1 victory on Friday.

Marseille come from behind to win while Lille crash

Marseille remain unbeaten in five domestic games under Jose Anigo after coming from behind to beat Evian 2-1 while Lille blew a chance to go second as they lost 2-1 to Reims.