Thursday, September 21, 2023

Ligue 1: the program for the 4th day

(Updated September 1 at 1:46 p.m.) It is with finally complete squads that the eighteen Ligue 1 clubs will attack the fourth day of Ligue 1 this weekend. If the latest recruits will not yet be all ready to play – the transfer market closing its doors on Friday September 1 at 11:59 p.m. -, the outlines of the teams are finally final (at least until the winter transfer window of 1er as of January 31, 2024). It is also with their new striker, the Argentinian international Joaquin Correa, presented at the start of the week, that Olympique de Marseille will travel to Nantes on Friday evening for the opening match of this fourth round.

Still undefeated, the Marseillais, second in the standings and only ahead of Monaco in goal average, will try to win their first away success of the season at La Beaujoire (9 p.m.) on Friday evening. Facing them, the Nantes, who came close to bringing down Monaco last weekend (3-3), are one of the six teams looking for a first victory in this 2023-2024 exercise. Lens, and this is a bit more surprising, is also one of those teams that has yet to win. Dauphins of PSG last season, the Sang et Or will have a lot to do at the Louis-II stadium against the strike force of Monaco, already credited with 10 goals after three days. Third team on the podium, Stade de Reims, who had surgery in Montpellier a week ago (1-3), will once again be on the road on Sunday, this time near Metz.

Will PSG sink Lyon?

If good posters are on the program for the weekend, the clash will take place on Sunday evening between Olympique Lyonnais and Paris Saint-Germain. Finally launched with their victory against Lens (3-1), the Parisians, eighth at two lengths from the Monegasque leader and who achieved a very big blow on Friday by recruiting the French international Randal Kolo Muani, intend to continue when the Lyonnais, ten -ninth with a point on the clock, would simply like to engage the forward gear. But the task of the men of Laurent Blanc, whose position on the bench seems more and more fragile, does not look easy against the band of Kylian Mbappe.

There will be a Breton derby this weekend, the one between Brest and Rennes, two teams installed at the top of the table, respectively in fourth and sixth place, a meeting scheduled for Saturday afternoon (5 p.m.). The duel between Toulouse and Clermont will open the ball on Sunday from 1 p.m. Lille-Montpellier and Le Havre-Lorient, in the multiplex (3 p.m.), and Nice-Strasbourg, the current and former team of coach Patrick Vieira, from 5:05 p.m., are the other Sunday posters.

Calendar and results for the 2023-2024 season

Here is the schedule for the Ligue 1 day to follow at the moment. The results are updated as the matches progress. :

PSG-LENS. Paris Saint-Germain emerged victorious from this shock of the 3rd day of Ligue 1. Against Lens, the Parisians won 3-1 after goals from Marco Asensio and a double from Kylian Mbappé. Luis Enrique's players claim their first league victory this season.

  • Foot: Paris and Mbappé finally launched

    Failed since the start of the season, PSG took advantage of the clash against Lens to win their first success in style, notably with a double from Kylian Mbappé (3-1), back as a starter and still just as essential, on Saturday at the Parc des Princes during the 3rd day of Ligue 1.

  • L1: a small victory against Brest and OM take the lead

    Long passive and very dull, OM at least knew how to be effective on Saturday to beat Brest (2-0) at the Stade Vélodrome during the 3rd day of Ligue 1, in which the Marseillais temporarily occupy first place alongside Monaco.

  • Ligue 1: Monaco and Brest continue, Lens held in check by Rennes

    Monaco, easy winner of Strasbourg (3-0), and Brest, which won in Le Havre (2-1), chained Sunday a 2nd success in a row in L1 and occupy the lead of the championship at the end of the second day concluded with Lens' draw at home against Rennes (1-1).

  • Ligue 1: Brest, surprise leader

    Brest followed up with a second success in a row in L1 by winning at Le Havre (2-1) on Sunday, which allowed them to take the lead in the championship alone before the last two matches of the second day.

  • L1: Paris still skates despite the return of Mbappé

    Substitute at kick-off but scorer from the penalty spot, Kylian Mbappé did not prevent PSG from conceding another draw in Toulouse (1-1), which spoiled the return to the lawns of the French striker after a long arm of iron with its leaders, Saturday during the 2nd day of Ligue 1.

  • What broadcast for Ligue 1 on TV?

    For this 2023-2024 season, AmazonPrime obtained 80% of the TV rights for the French Ligue 1 football championship. The new broadcaster covers 8 matches per day: the Friday evening match (9 p.m.), the Saturday afternoon match (5 p.m.), the multiplex Sunday (3 p.m.), the Sunday evening match (8:45 p.m.) and the Sunday lunchtime match (1 p.m.). Amazon has also created a special channel: Pass Ligue 1.

    It is Canal + which broadcasts the other two matches each day at the start of the season: the Saturday evening match (9 p.m.) and the Sunday match at 5 p.m.


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