Qualified for the Champions League after finishing third in the last Championship, Bordeaux started its season with mixed results. The Bordelaises, now coached by Patrice Lair, were hung on the lawn of Saint-Étienne (1-1). Canadian defender Vanessa Gilles opened the scoring from a corner in the first period (45th 1, 0-1). Dominated, the promoted however managed to equalize thanks to a nice strike from the left, at the entrance to the penalty area, from Laura Condon (81st, 1-0).
Traveling to Dijon, Montpellier managed this first match much better by winning (2-1), while Yannick Chandioux, the coach of the Héraultaises, found his former club. Petermann then Puntigam (90th 2), from a free kick, scored the visitors’ two goals while Schmitz had scored against his camp and equalized for the DFCO (72nd).
Paris FC signed a good performance at home against Guingamp (4-1). The Franciliennes scored two goals per period by Mateo (1st) and Corboz (35th, s.p.) then Binate (61st) and Ribadeira (63rd). Daoudi saved the honor of the Bretons (29th).
Drafted, the GPSO Issy started with a defeat at Soyaux (2-0) with goals from Rowswell against his side (39th) then Laura Bourgouin (87th).
As a reminder, Olympique Lyonnais beat Reims (3-0) on Friday at the start of the first day. The defending PSG will launch its season on Sunday (12.55 p.m.) at home against Fleury.