Ligue 1 | French Football 2017/18

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  1. Jan 17, 2018

    BBRBB Full Member

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    Poor Dijon, I feel for them. Even the referee showed mercy in not adding stoppage time. :D

    Superb display, 4 goals for Neymar.
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    dbs235 Full Member

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    I dislike PSG as much as anyone but to be honest, we can't expect them to just deliberately not be as good as they can be, just because other teams in the French league can't compete with them. I guess if they develop young players instead of spending £100m on each player people will start to respect them more.
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    Kimpembe, Rabiot, and Nkunku are getting play time, with the first two appearing in a lot of game. That's about standard for most top clubs in the world. They let go of Coman who they developed as well as other players, it's not a club devoid of talented youngsters, but with their ambitions it's hard to get in just like at a club like Madrid, Barca, etc.
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    BBRBB Full Member

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    As Sayros said we're probably the top club who plays academy players the most with Areola and the 4th CB 18yo Stanley N'Soki also from our youth ranks.

    We also develop a fair amount of other young players like Verratti, Marquinhos, Lo Celso etc.

    If you don't respect PSG you can pick many reasons but not developing youth isn't a valid one.
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    giorno Full Member

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    Coman wasn't released either, juventus poached him, like pogba

    PSG have been investing heavily in their academy and unlik city or chelsea they already haf some good players in it before the Qatari take-over, so they've been playing more of them

    Not investing in the academy/youth is something they can't be accused of
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    Yagami Full Member

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    Weirdly, I felt that PSG were going to score 8 last night well before kick off, but I still expected too much of Dijon! Had it down as 8-1.

    Fekir's on a role. 5 goals in his last 5 games, and 4 MOTMs to go with it.
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    Santi_Mesut_Alexis_87 New Member

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    It looks Marseille have finally found their feet under Garcia after some shitty years.
  9. Jan 21, 2018

    bucky Full Member

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    Yagami Full Member

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    Lyon-PSG in about an hour should be a good watch for anyone interested.

    I'm surprised with Lyon's line-up. Rafael starting with Tete on the bench, and no Traoré or Memphis. Fekir goes without saying but I'm interested in seeing how Aouar and Ndombele do as well.

    Pastore's only on the bench for PSG. :(
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    Adisa Full Member

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    I'm in.
    Bored and nothing to watch.
  12. Jan 21, 2018

    giorno Full Member

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    Inter-Roma man
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    Yagami Full Member

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    I'm always hoping for a good game but now that I've sucked you in I really am hoping for a good game! Fekir needs to show up tonight.

    I wanted to watch that too but Lyon-PSG is just too tasty of a game. Hope Cancelo, Brozovic and Joao Mario get some game time for Inter.

    Edit: I've just seen that they're on the bench. Bah! Not a fan of this Vecino/Gagliardini/Valero midfield three.
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    GifLord The gif that keeps on giffing

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    Lyon take the lead
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    Yagami Full Member

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    FEKIRRRRRRRRRRR
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    ash_86 Full Member

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    Wow , what a free kick from Fekir
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    Werd. New Member

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    What a freekick.
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    Maradona10 Duncan Castles

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    So fat boy scores!
    Lyon beating Psg wont bode well for Emrey. Still alot of game left.
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    ash_86 Full Member

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    Fekir 1-0
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    Maradona10 Duncan Castles

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    GifLord The gif that keeps on giffing

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    1-0 Fekir :drool:

  22. Jan 21, 2018

    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    Fekir is just so good.
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    Yagami Full Member

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    Still my dream signing. I'd take him everyday over Dybala who's great himself.
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    kouroux 45k posts to finally achieve this tagline

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    Mariano with a horrible FK
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    Yagami Full Member

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    Lopes with a cross body on M'bappé for the 1-2-3
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    Hojoon Full Member

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    Mbappe at war tonight :lol:
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    kouroux 45k posts to finally achieve this tagline

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    That is a bad collision
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    NieThePiet New Member

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    Ronaldo and Mbappe with a head injury on the same day, can't be a fortune.
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    Yagami Full Member

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    Shame for M'bappé. He was brave not backing out of that challenge after having already suffered from a collision. Hope he recovers well.
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    Yagami Full Member

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    Fekir with a vital interception on the edge of their box. Love how he always helps out defensively.
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    Baxter Full Member

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    Might be better than Fekir’s goal :lol:
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    Yagami Full Member

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    What a goal. Poor from Rafael. Was Fekir fouled, though?
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    Hojoon Full Member

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    Great strike from Kurzawa but Rafael poor defensively, no surprises there.
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    GifLord The gif that keeps on giffing

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    1-1 Kurzawa

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    Bobski Full Member

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    Not sure there is much Rafael can do there. Has to respect the run from Cavani to the back post and then can't get back in time to clear the cross. Has to be asking why none of his teammates on the edge picked up Kuruzawa. Perhaps should have been looking for the block instead of fully committing to the header?
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    vangagal New Member

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    Where is Neymar? Is he goes to his sister's birthday party?
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    Yagami Full Member

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    Yeah, he was in a sticky situation to be fair. Though having fully committed himself to the header he really should've won it.
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    Ridiculous leaving Dani Alves so open, gutted for Lyon.

    For those people talking about Fekir though, bear in mind you have to take the good with the bad with him. He can be a REALLY frustrating player to watch. :lol:
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    BBRBB Full Member

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    :drool:

    At this point I don't care much about the score anyway. I just hope Mbappé is OK.

    Of course Lopes won't get anything...
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    Bobski Full Member

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    He needed to win it, but effort can not make him 2 inches taller.

    Mbappe probably going to be concussed from that contact.