Ligue 1

5:50 AM ET The match between Lyon and Marseille was abandoned after Dimitri Payet was hit by a bottle thrown from the stands. PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP via Getty Images Repeated crowd problems in Ligue 1 are putting the future of French football at risk, France’s sports minister warned, after Sunday’s game between Lyon and Marseille was abandoned due
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7:44 PM ET Associated Press Security clashes with fans during the Ligue 1 match between Marseille and Angers on Wednesday. Getty Images There was more fan disorder in Ligue 1 on Wednesday as Marseille supporters ran onto the field and clashed with Angers counterparts at the final whistle. Moments after the 0-0 draw, about 50 Marseille
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9:34 AM ET Barcelona defender Gerard Pique‘s company Kosmos Holding has bought the rights to Ligue 1 in Spain for the next three years after Lionel Messi‘s move to Paris Saint-Germain, a source has confirmed to ESPN. Messi’s potential debut will be shown free-to-air on the streaming service Twitch this Sunday when PSG travel to
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1:49 AM ET Lille president Olivier Letang has confirmed that the Ligue 1 champions have been unable to persuade Christophe Galtier to remain as coach. Galtier, who had a year left on his contract, joined Lille in 2017 after eight years at Saint-Etienne and guided them to their first top-flight title since 2011. The 54-year-old
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4:45 PM ET Lille have ended Paris Saint-Germain‘s dominance to win the Ligue 1 title after beating Angers 2-1 on Sunday. Les Dogues become French champions for the fifth time in their history — their last title came in 2011 when Eden Hazard was part of the squad. The club also won the league in
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4:00 AM ET Tor-Kristian Karlsen Christophe Galtier has worked wonders with the squad under tough circumstances. John Berry/Getty Images Sunday’s Ligue 1 showdown sees the most exciting finish to the French season for almost 20 years, with three clubs still in with a chance of being crowned Ligue 1 champions: Lille, Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco. PSG
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5:40 AM ET Ligue 1 club Bordeaux have been placed in administration after their American-based owners King Street said they no longer wished to support the club financially. The former French champions have been struggling financially due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the premature end to the 2019-20 season also resulted in
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10:50 AM ET The time for talking is over — let the battle commence! It’s time for our managers to pit their teams representing the Premier League, LaLiga, Bundesliga, Serie A, Ligue 1, Eredivisie, Major League Soccer and Liga MX against each other for global supremacy in ESPN’s Battle of the Leagues, presented by EA
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2:53 PM ET Alex Kirkland Rodrigo Faez Real Madrid have submitted a second, improved offer of €180 million to Paris Saint-Germain for Kylian Mbappe, sources have told ESPN. An initial €160m bid was rejected this past Tuesday, and sources close to Madrid have told ESPN the signing would be difficult, but they were hopeful of
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