Twenty years after…it could be another sequel for Alexandre Dumas‘ “The three musketeers“, but this time it was football’s final destination to France, the country who hosted the World Cup twenty years ago and won their first star thanks to… Read More ›
WORLD CUP 2018 (semi-final) France vs Belgium 1-0 Review and players ratings
96th : At the final whistle, France’s captain Hugo Lloris dropped on his knees, mouth wide open shouting YES in English, a Premier League reminiscence, for the illusion of playing against an english league team was almost complete…he was fighting… Read More ›
World Cup Qualifiers: Bulgaria vs France 0-1 Review and Players Ratings
It was a cold raining night in Stok…ooops Sofia, in an almost Vasil Levski empty stadium (15K Bulgarians, 1K French) completely drenched, for there was no roof to protect them but some flimsy colored ponchos. It was an important game… Read More ›
FRANCE v ENGLAND 3-2 (Much more than a friendly) Review and players ratings
Against a French team theoretically weakened after an unexpected defeat in Sweden, Southgate’s men were exposed versus a french side confident in their shape and style; France’s eleven were quick, a constant threat from behind, despite the referee’s decision to… Read More ›
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2016/17 : Juventus v AS Monaco 2-1 Review and players ratings
The miracle didn’t happen; AS Monaco’s hopes for a “remontada à la Barcelona” were crashed after 33 minutes when Mario Mandzukic scored on behalf of the“Old Lady from Turin” after beating twice ASM’s goalkeeper Subatic, so lonely without his defenders…. Read More ›
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2016/17 AS Monaco vs Juventus 0-2 Review and Players Ratings
Are French football teams doomed when they play versus an “Old Lady” from Turin ? One might think so, as Juventus left the Louis II Stadium with a precious away victory (0-2) their 16th one( + 6 draws and 3… Read More ›
France – Spain 0-2 (friendly) Review and Players Ratings …Or When Video Stars !
Spain put an end at France’s seven in the row victories, but this time the star wasn’t the players’ feats; the novelty was a little item in the referee’s ear, a bond to two of his colleagues in a van… Read More ›
WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS EUROPE : Luxembourg vs France 1-3 Review and Players Ratings
It certainly wasn’t that easy! Luxembourg is a small country (540.000) but the recent feats of Albania and Iceland gave their coaching staff some new ideas about how to stay put in front of their opponents: “Why not us ?… Read More ›
ALBANIA vs FRANCE 1 – 0 Review and Players Ratings.
Only six days after a defeat at home 3-4 against Belgium, France did it again ! At first there was some hope for the french side in that small stadium where the Albanian team were undefeated, but that didn’t last…. Read More ›
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