Lille goalkeeper Mike Maignan earns France call-up

Soccer 05/21/19, 09:09

France coach Didier Deschamps called up three new players on Tuesday, including Lille goalkeeper Mike Maignan, for upcoming European Championship qualifiers against Turkey and Andorra and a friendly against Bolivia.Maignan, who was voted the league's best goalkeeper last week, was ...

Pepe scores twice for Lille, Lyon seals 3rd in Ligue 1

Sports 05/18/19, 16:37

Lyon sealed third place and Champions League football after beating Caen 4-0 in the French league on Saturday while the in-demand Nicolas Pepe scored twice for Lille.Lille thrashed struggling Angers 5-0, with Pepe scoring in each half to lift his ...

Lille moves closer to Champions League after draw with Lyon

Sports 05/05/19, 17:06

Lille moved even closer to qualifying for next season's Champions League after drawing 2-2 at rival Lyon in the French league on Sunday.Second place guarantees automatic entry into Europe's elite club competition and Lille is six points ahead of third-place ...

Questions asked after PSG fluffs 3 attempts to win title

Soccer 04/18/19, 12:16

After dominating the French league, Paris Saint-Germain has suddenly gone on a bizarre run of bad form.Considering how far ahead PSG has been all season, the French title should have been clinched by now.Instead, the Champagne has stayed on ice ...

PSG title party delayed after spectacular Choupo-Moting miss

Soccer 04/07/19, 17:16

Paris Saint-Germain had its title celebrations delayed for at least another week after forward Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting accidentally prevented a goal for his team despite the ball being about to cross the goal-line.Amid disbelieving looks from teammates, with the score ...

Lille overcomes 2-goal deficit, Caen upsets Monaco

Soccer 03/31/19, 13:20

Nantes and Lille failed to get a single shot on target during the first half of their French league game on Sunday, and then produced five goals in 15 minutes.The goal bonanza at Nantes' La Beaujoire stadium ultimately rewarded second-placed ...

Lille drops points after drawing 0-0 at home to Montpellier

Soccer 02/17/19, 13:43

Lille dropped points in the race for second place and automatic qualification for the Champions League after drawing 0-0 at home to Montpellier on Sunday.Montpellier showed why it has the second-best defense in the French league by containing Lille's 16-goal ...

PSG striker Edinson Cavani limps off injured in home win

Soccer 02/09/19, 13:02

Striker Edinson Cavani limped off as Paris Saint-Germain sustained another apparent injury blow on Saturday ahead of its trip to play Manchester United in the Champions League.Cavani put PSG ahead from the penalty spot in the 42nd minute when, moments ...

PSG loses its 1st league game this season

Soccer 02/03/19, 18:11

Paris Saint-Germain's 20-game unbeaten run in the French league this season ended with a 2-1 defeat at Lyon on Sunday.PSG has lost three times this season, including away to Liverpool in the Champions League and at home to Guingamp in ...

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