Ligue 1: Matchday 33 Round-Up

Following my earlier introduction, it is time I considered the action from Matchday 33. It was an interesting set of fixtures, with games often pitting top half against bottom half. On paper, the tie of the round looked to be OL – PSG (Stade Gerland, Sunday) and it was definitely an intriguing match. However, it was…

Match Preview: Napoli vs Lazio (Serie A)

Sunday, 14:00 San Paolo Following last week’s disappointing defeat to Parma, Rafa Benitez admitted that Napoli would more than likely have to settle for 3rd place in Serie A this season.  With a 12 point deficit to 2nd place Roma and Fiorentina 9 points behind in fourth, there appears to be little at stake for…

Ligue 1: Ahead of the Run-In

French football is a strange mistress – at times it is fast-paced, skilful and end-to-end. At others, it is a comedy of errors with a cast of players who seem unable to control their limbs (Bakary Kone, I’m looking at you!). As a bit of background, my interest in French football started in virtual form…