In the opening match, Friday evening, the RC Lens continued their 15-game unbeaten streak by beating weak Trojans 1-0.
PSG: victory without panache (1-0). The Parisian players only managed to score one goal, signed Neymar, against the Brestois, Saturday, at the Parc des Princes. Christophe Galtier’s men were however largely favorites against Brest, 17th in Ligue 1. This meeting leaves a taste of unfinished business with the Parisians.
Marseille: good operation at the Vélodrome against Lille (2-1). OM joined PSG at the top of the league thanks to their difficult 2-1 victory against Lille on Saturday. Marseille goals from Alexis Sanchez (26th) and Samuel Gigot (61st). Ismaily scored for LOSC in the 12th minute. Marseille is now awaiting the return of the Champions League, on Tuesday against Frankfurt.
Strasbourg still without a win after its draw against Clermont (0-0). The Alsatians only took one point on Sunday, despite all the chances obtained against Clermont at La Meinau. Racing concedes a third draw in a row. Fifteenth, Strasbourg is 5 points behind its opponent of the day, now 7th.
Lorient does not weaken against Nantes (3-2). The Lorient people confirmed their resounding start to the season with another convincing victory, this time against the Canaries, four days after taming Lyon (3-1) at home. Here is the Breton club provisionally 4th in L1. « For us, this is an exceptional moment », savored coach Régis Le Bris.
Nice restarts against Ajaccio (1-0). Things are going better for Nice, who returned to victory in Ajaccio thanks to a splendid goal from Andy Delort on an acrobatic return (65th). After a sluggish first period at the François-Coty stadium, the Aiglons woke up, galvanized by Delort’s classy gesture. The center forward, former Ajaccio, did not celebrate his goal. This success puts Nice (12th, 8 pts) in the middle of the table, while the promoted Ajaccio (1 pt), still weaned from victory, remains red lantern.
The Rennes festival against Auxerre (5-0). Another contender for European places, Rennes crushed Auxerre 5-0 on Sunday at home, enough to finally launch its season. A time jostled by the Burgundians, the Bretons won thanks to Kamaldeen Sulemana (3rd), Amine Gouiri (60th), finally scorer in L1 after eight months of scarcity, Martin Terrier (68th), Flavien Tait (79th) on a decisive pass from goalkeeper Steve Mandanda, and finally Matthis Abline (85th). But Stade Rennes lost its metronome Baptiste Santamaria to injury, released on a stretcher (12th). A blow before receiving the Turks from Fenerbahçe on Thursday in the Europa League, then to challenge Marseille next weekend.
Strasbourg not varnished against Clermont (0-0). After seven days, Strasbourg has still not won! Julien Stéphan’s team (17th) stumbled again, this time against Clermont, after a frustrating match where the Alsatians twice found the crossbar. « This is the story of our season, we lack success »railed the Strasbourg leader Adrien Thomasson at the microphone of Amazon Prime Video.
Angers relieved against Montepellier (2-1). In Angers (19th) on the other hand, the first victory is there: 2-1 against Montpellier thanks to Adrien Hunou, scorer (9th) then at the origin of a penalty converted by Sofiane Boufal (69th), while Arnaud Nordin had opened the scoring for the Héraultais (7th). It’s a great relief for the SCO and its coach Gérald Baticle, weakened in recent weeks.
Finally a victory for Toulouse, against Reims (1-0). Appeasement also for Toulouse (10th), who ended a series of three defeats by beating Reims on a goal from Zakaria Aboukhlal (31st), well helped by the exclusion of Reims Alexis Flips on the hour mark.
At the end of the 7th day of L1, Monaco won against Lyon 2-1. The Monegasques return to victory after their last two defeats against Troyes and Lens and are smiling again.
All the results of the 7th day of Ligue 1
The classification of the Ligue 1 championship