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This season’s Ligue 1 has been one of the most captivating campaigns of recent years in France, with four teams chasing the league title.
This weekend’s round of matches in the French top flight could prove crucial, as two of the quadrant, Paris Saint-German and AS Monaco, meet this weekend in a game that could have huge ramifications for the qualification of Ligue 1.
Here’s a preview of the games you can look forward to this weekend.
Brest vs Lyon
02-19-21 (BT Sport ESPN) 20:00 GMT
The action of the weekend in France begins tonight, when Lyon travel to Brittany to face Stade Brestois, who are in the middle of the table.
OL will have to do his best in this match, as Olivier Dall’Oglio’s Stade Brest have proven to be tough opponents so far this season.
Rudi Garcia will be eager to get his team back on the winning track after a home loss to Montpellier, and perhaps the biggest incentive for him and his team is that a win would see them, at least temporarily, return to the top of the Ligue. 1. table.
Sportslens Prediction – 1-2
Lorient vs Lille
02-21-21 (BT Sport 3) 16:05 GMT
League leaders Lille must keep their foot on the gas if they want to upset the barrow and win the Ligue 1 title.
Christophe Galtier’s men hope to avenge their defeat to Dutch Ajax in the Europa League on Thursday, moving one step closer to the title when they face FC Lorient.
Lorient finds itself at the other end of the league table against its opponents on Sunday, currently ranked 17th and looming precariously close to the relegation zone. A win tomorrow would be huge for Lorient and ease the pressure that is building up on them.
However, this is Lille’s game to lose and they will surely travel to Brittany hoping to take all three points.
Sportslens Prediction – 0-2
PSG vs Monaco
02-21-21 (BT Sport 2) 20:00 GMT
The weekend’s game in Ligue 1 will come in the best time slot on Sunday night when PSG and Monaco meet in a highly anticipated match in the capital.
A loss for either team in this game will make their fight for the title considerably more difficult, in what is expected to be a close game from start to finish at Parc De Princes.
Mauricio Pochettino’s PSG team enters Sunday’s game after a resounding victory over Barcelona in the Champions League and the Argentine hopes his team can build on that momentum in the big game.
Niko Kovac’s Monaco team comes into this match after a frustrating draw with Lorient last weekend and will have to make up lost ground with a victory in Paris, if they have any aspirations to claim the league title and regain it. the Principality.
Sportslens Prediction – 1-1
There are a handful of other fascinating games in Ligue 1 this weekend, such as the trip from Marseille to Nantes and Montpellier as host of Rennes.
- Saint Étienne VS. Reims
- Nantes VS Marseilles
- Montpellier VS. Rennes
Lens VS. Dijon
Nice VS. Metz
Nimes VS Bordeaux
- Strasbourg VS. Angers