• Turkish duo helps Lille open six-point lead in Ligue 1
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    Turkish duo helps Lille open six-point lead in Ligue 1

    Burak Yilmaz and Mehmet Zeki Celik struck after the break to give Lille a 2-0 win at Metz as the northerners opened a provisional six-point gap at top of the Ligue 1 standings on Friday. The Turkish duo put Lille on 69 points from 32 games, with second-placed Paris St Germain playing their match in hand at Racing Strasbourg on Saturday. Christophe Galtier's side, who beat PSG 1-0 at the Parc des Princes last weekend, had Mike Maignan to thank for as the keeper saved a first-half penalty and made decisive saves.

  • Neymar banned for two Ligue 1 games after red card v Lille
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    Neymar banned for two Ligue 1 games after red card v Lille

    Neymar was sent off when he picked up a second yellow card for shoving Tiago Djalo, who reacted with a foul-mouthed rant and was also shown a red card, as Lille leapfrogged PSG to grab a three-point lead in Ligue 1. The LFP handed Neymar a three-match suspension but said one game would be suspended, meaning the Brazilian will miss Saturday's trip to Strasbourg and St Etienne's visit the following weekend.

  • Soccer-Angers coach to leave Ligue 1 club after 10 years
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    Soccer-Angers coach to leave Ligue 1 club after 10 years

    Under Moulin, the longest serving coach at any club in Europe's top five leagues, Angers won promotion from Ligue 2 in 2015 and reached the French Cup final in 2017. Angers are currently 10th in Ligue 1 and have almost secured their place in the top flight for next season.

  • Milan’s key week, Ligue 1 title twist, Dortmund’s Champions League chase and what to watch around Europe
    The Independent

    Milan’s key week, Ligue 1 title twist, Dortmund’s Champions League chase and what to watch around Europe

    All the must-watch action around the Bundesliga, Serie A and LaLiga this weekend