Ligue 1

Mbappe effect keeps PSG out of reach

Kylian Mbappe's decision to stay at Paris Saint-Germain was hailed as a boon for French football but it surely rules out any slim chance of a title race as the new Ligue 1 season kicks off this weekend.

December 3, 2017
December 3, 2017

Neymar's PSG beaten by lowly Strasbourg

Newly-promoted Strasbourg stunn Neymar's Paris Saint-Germain 2-1 to inflict the first defeat of the season on the runaway Ligue 1 leaders.

October 23, 2017
October 23, 2017

Neymar sees red as PSG snatch Marseille draw

Neymar becomes both hero and villain as the Brazil superstar scored and was then sent off as Paris Saint Germain snatched a last-gasp 2-2 draw in a fiery clash with bitter rivals Marseille in Ligue 1.

May 18, 2017
May 18, 2017

Monaco win French league title

Teenage star Kylian Mbappe helps Monaco secure their first Ligue 1 title in 17 years with his 15th goal of the season in Wednesday's 2-0 victory at home to Saint-Etienne.

May 7, 2017
May 7, 2017

Monaco edge closer to Ligue 1 title with Nancy win

Monaco edge closer to a first Ligue 1 title since 2000 as a 3-0 win at Nancy gives them a three-point lead over defending champions Paris St Germain.

April 16, 2017
April 16, 2017

Monaco come from behind to beat Dijon

Radamel Falcao struck a superb winner as Ligue 1 leaders Monaco came from behind to beat Dijon 2-1 at home on Saturday, while Nice remain firmly in the title hunt after downing Nancy 3-1 to guarantee a top-three finish.

January 22, 2017
January 22, 2017

Balotelli slams Bastia fans

Italian striker Mario Balotelli slammed Bastia fans and accused them of making "monkey" chants throughout Friday's 1-1 draw against Ligue 1 leaders Nice in Corsica.

January 7, 2017
January 7, 2017

Balotelli gets 2-match ban

Mario Balotelli was handed a two-match ban Thursday after being sent off for an off-the-ball incident in last month's 0-0 draw at Bordeaux, his club Nice said.

December 22, 2016
December 22, 2016

Nice stumble as Monaco close gap

Mario Balotelli and Younes Belhanda were sent off in the dying seconds as Ligue 1 leaders Nice stumbled into the winter break with 0-0 draw at Bordeaux, allowing Monaco to trim the gap at the top to two points.

December 15, 2016
December 15, 2016

PSG, Monaco in last 8, Nice knocked out

Defending champions Paris Saint-Germain eased into the French League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday with a 3-1 win over Lille while Monaco routed Rennes 7-0.

December 1, 2016
December 1, 2016

Nice back on top, PSG in second

Nice returned to the top of Ligue 1 as Younes Belhanda's early goal downed Guingamp 1-0 away on Wednesday, while Paris St Germain moved above AS Monaco into second with a 2-0 home win over Angers.