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Ligue 1: Monaco leader, Brest surprises, OM and PSG disappoint before the Classic... The complete ranking after 5 days

2023-09-18T06:34:52.512Z

Highlights: After five days of championship, ASM is racing ahead of a pack of chasers led by Stade Brestois and OGC Nice. At the other end of the table, Lyon are no longer last, leaving the burden to Lens. Nantes made the right operation with a victory at Clermont, its very first of the season (1-0). The Nantes (15th, 5 pts) breathe a little and leave in the red zone of the Auvergnats (17th, 1 pt)


After five days of championship, ASM is racing ahead of a pack of chasers led by Stade Brestois and OGC Nice. The RC Lens is red lantern.


Joined at the last minute in Lorient this Sunday (2-2), Monaco nevertheless remains alone at the top of the France Championship after five days in front of the new runner-up Brest, victorious in Reims (2-1), and Marseille, held in check by Toulouse (0-0) Sunday.

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At the other end of the table, Lyon are no longer last, leaving the burden to Lens. But OL, at home, failed to beat Le Havre (0-0) and have still not won a match this season. This will be the mission of Fabio Grosso, new coach who will start Monday replacing Laurent Blanc. After the defeat of PSG at home Friday against Nice (3-2), neither Monaco nor Marseille took advantage of it to take three precious points on the defending champion.

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The "Europeans" did not win this weekend

Still unbeaten, the Monegasques (11 points) are only one point ahead of Brest, new 2nd, and two over Nice (3rd) and OM (4th), also unbeaten. PSG slipped to fifth place after their first defeat of the season.

Note that no French club fielded in the European Cup this week won this weekend: Paris and Lens, who face Dortmund and Sevilla in the Champions League, lost. Marseille, Rennes and Toulouse, present in the Europa League, drew the match. Just like Lille, aligned in the Europa League Conference (Rennes and Lille, opposed Saturday, made 2-2).

The good surprise operation comes from Brest, winner in Reims (2-1), thanks in particular to the beautiful ride of Pierre Lees-Melou. The Finisterians found success after a defeat in Marseille and a draw against Rennes and climbed to second place. They had started the season with a stunning victory, already, against Lens (3-2) before going on to Le Havre (2-1). In Strasbourg, Racing (10th, 7 pts) went up Montpellier (14th, 5 pts) in the second half to get the draw (2-2).

At the bottom of the table, Nantes made the right operation with a victory at Clermont, its very first of the season (1-0). The Nantes (15th, 5 pts) breathe a little and leave in the red zone of the Auvergnats who missed a penalty in stoppage time. Clermont (17th, 1 pt) is one of three teams not to have won yet, with Lens (18th, 1 pt), defeated at home against Metz on Saturday (1-0) and Lyon, 16th, who collected their second point of the season.

Source: lefigaro

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