Fabrizio Ravanelli hailed his first win as a coach at the highest level after AC Ajaccio downed Lyon, while Laurent Blanc admitted PSG were some way short of their best and Claudio Ranieri had praise for in-form Emmanuel Rivière. Reactions…
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It has been a case of all or nothing for Lorient in recent times. They’ve not drawn in 13 league matches ahead of hosting Bordeaux on Sunday. Ironically, their last share of the points was 1-1 at Bordeaux at the end of March.
The two biggest spenders with the brightest stars in French football meet at the Parc des Princes on Sunday as champions Paris Saint-Germain welcome leaders AS Monaco FC to the capital with top spot on the line.
Edinson Cavani, Radamel Falcao, Zlatan Ibrahimovic… Ligue 1 is blessed with three of the most exceptional striking talents in the world game and all three will be on the pitch come kick off time on Sunday. Analysis: