For its seventh friendly match, Clermont won 2-1 against Nantes. With five wins and two draws in preparation, the Auvergnats will start their first season in Ligue 1 with confidence. Nantes and Clermont faced each other this Saturday for their sixth and seventh friendly of the preseason, respectively. After a lackluster start to the match, the Auvergnats imposed their pace at the start of the second half, which was enough for them to win 2-1. Except against Brest, all Nantes matches ended on the smallest of margins. And it was on track to be the case again at the start of the meeting. The first few minutes were fought over at a slow pace, with very rare acceleration. The Nantes people found some shifts thanks to Simon, without ever really faulting the Auvergne defense. The only real opportunity, a loss of ball from Nicolas Pallois, who could have benefited Jordan Tell if Alban Lafont had not been vigilant. read also Winner of Montpellier then Saint-Étienne, Clermont takes care of his preparation Returning from the locker room, Berthomier (49th) set the tone for the second half with a too crossed strike. Clermont pushed, until obtaining a penalty on a Nantes hand during a scramble in the area. Tell did not pray to register the third goal of his preparation (59th). The reaction of pride of the Canaries arrived quickly, by Emond twice, without the attacker setting his heads (63rd, 67th). Like their first friendlies, Nantes were clumsy in front of goal and ended up being punished. Joel Dossou made the break in the 79th minute, after a paid pressing and a high recovery. Samuel Moutoussamy, who entered a little earlier, reduced the gap in the 90th with a good recovery with his left foot. Insufficient to avoid a fourth defeat in six friendlies. La compo nantaise Lafont – Appiah (Corchia 77th), Castelletto, Pallois, Fabio – Girotto, Cyprien (Limbombe 77th) – Blas, Perreira De Sa (Coco 77th), Simon – Emond La compo Clermontoise Desmas – Zedadka (Alidu Seidu 77th), Hountondji, Ogier (Iglesias 60th), Nsimba (Mendy 77th) – Abdul Samed, Gastien – Dossou, Berthomier (Albert 60th), Allevinah (Rashani 60th) – Tell
The Green Angels, a group of Saint-Etienne supporters, expressed in an open letter their dissatisfaction with the health measures and decided not to come to the stadium until further notice.
Although PSG are considering his transfer in order to replenish their funds and strike one last big hit in the market with Paul Pogba, Ander Herrera is going nowhere this summer and has indirectly made it known. During this first part of the summer transfer window, Leonardo was particularly lively in the market by recruiting three players who were then free of any contract in the people of Georginio Wijnaldum, Sergio Ramos and Gianluigi Donnarumma. This enabled the director s
The Olympic vice-champions of two light weight sculls in rowing Laura Tarantola and Claire Bové spoke about their Tokyo Olympics this Saturday at the Trocadéro fan-zone in Paris.
by The Swiss Belinda Bencic became Olympic champion on Saturday. The 12th player in the world dominated in the women’s singles final Czech Marketa Vondrousova (7-5, 2-6, 6-3) to give Switzerland a third gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics.
The Olympic vice-champions of two light weight sculls in rowing Laura Tarantola and Claire Bové told each other this Saturday at the Trocadéro fanzone in Paris.
American Neilson Powless (EF Education-Nippo) won the Clasica San Sebastian sprint on Saturday, ahead of Matej Mohoric (Bahrain). Julian Alaphilippe is sixth.
Frenchman Pierre Gasly did not hide his pleasure after a perfect qualifying session, which ended only behind Red Bull and Mercedes.
Max Verstappen (Red Bull) recognized the Mercedes superiority on Saturday since the start of the week at the Hungarian GP. The Dutchman also justified his strategy in Q2 with the soft tires by the fear of not going into Q3.
The start of the big stage of the Pro Sailing Tour offshore between Toulon and Brest, which will bring together the six crews of the Ocean Fifty trimaran, must be postponed from Sunday to Monday due to the capricious weather.
Saint-Etienne lost to Eintracht Frankfurt (1-2) this Saturday for its last preparation match.
The Stade de Reims lost this Saturday on the lawn of Hoffenheim (1-3) for its last preparation match before the resumption of Ligue 1.
Bayer Leverkusen and Aston Villa have agreed to transfer Leon Bailey to England. It will be formalized after his medical examination and the settlement of final contractual details.
Lewis Hamilton appreciated, on Saturday at the Hungarian GP, regaining pole position after 6 GPs of famine. The Briton also responded to the whistles of the Hungarian public after the qualifying session.
Not really in the plans of Jorge Sampaoli at the Olympique de Marseille, Nemanja Radonjic could well revive this summer transfer window. From the start, Pablo Longoria was very active in the transfer window. The president of the Olympique de Marseille was able to meet the expectations of Jorge Sampaoli … but now finds himself blocked! If it was easy to buy, the sales mission seems more complicated, since the only real gain is the departure of Hiroki Sakai to the Urawa Reds for 1.5M €. “On the
The French Lili Sebesi and Albane Dubois won their ticket this Saturday for the 49erFX final which will take place on Monday in Enoshima. It did not happen, however, for the Lucas Rual-Emile Amoros duo.
For their last preparation match before the resumption, in eight days, Lorient and Angers delivered a balanced game, which finally turned to the advantage of the Bretons.
OLYMPIC GAMES – France won the first mixed team event on the Olympic program this Saturday in Tokyo
by Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) set the fastest time in the Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying session on Saturday ahead of his teammate Valtteri Bottas. Max Verstappen (Red Bull) set the third fastest time and will start tomorrow from the second row alongside Sergio Perez, the other Red Bull rider.
by Jamaica scored a hat-trick in the women’s 100m final. After fully mastered qualifications, Elaine Thompson edged out Shelly-Ann Fraser-Price (10”74) and Shericka Jackson (10”76) by setting the Olympic record (10”61) to win the gold medal.
A rain of medals fell on the French delegation on Saturday at the Tokyo Olympics. The judokas became the first Olympic champions of the mixed team event to the detriment of Japan, at home. Four silver charms were added by the windsurfers, the Bleues of rugby sevens and the sabers. The triathletes won bronze.