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All-Star Championship: our recommendation prior matchday 2 of Ligue 1

All-Star Championship: our recommendation prior matchday 2 of Ligue 1


One week following the beginning of the college yr; it’s nonetheless time to building. We should not count on an excessive amount of from the assured values ​​of the elite; groups and gamers same; all at a distinct stage of preparation. However anyway; a number of tendencies are beginning to emerge. On this system; in disarray: a lovely Lille- pleasant; a historic OM-Bordeaux; a preferred Lens – Saint-Étienne; a conflict of the promoted between Clermont and Troyes or an unbalanced duel on paper between PSG and Strasbourg.

The gardians

Is crucial: whilst you wait to know what thejournaltimepetition will probably be with Gianluigi Donnarumma; Keylor Navas he is tranquil within the Parisian cage at the beginning of the season. In Troyes (2-1); final  Saturday; the Costa Rican goalkeeper has already been wonderful (7/10 in our columns). The arrival of Strasbourg; quite  towards Angers (0-2); guarantees to be peaceable.

Is making an attempt:starter in Lyon (1-1); final  weekend; following his arrival; Marco Bizot signed a strong first with Brest. The Dutch rookie ought to naturally persevere towards Rennes; whose attacking potential is promising. There will probably be stops to redo.

Bizot, new goalkeeper at Stade Bretois.  (A. Martin / The team)

Bizot; modern goalkeeper at Stade Bretois. (A. Martin / The staff)

We danger: Even when I am not primary in Montpellier Dimitry bertaud He’s at the moment benefiting from the harm of routine starter Jonas Omlin. If he ended up breaking towards OM (2-3); conceding three objectives; he actually wasn’t unworthy and may; this time; be much less in demand in Reims.


Is crucial: Equivalent proof as for his teammate Navas. With Paris; Achraf hakimi it has every part to shine. The winger -even extreme- the Moroccan true confirmed it from the primary day when he scored towards Estac. And he already appears able to finish the equivalent towards Racing; a great prey for him at first look.

Is making an attempt: was one of many few gamers; together with Payet; to attain 8 in The staff on the opening of the yr; in Strasbourg with Angers (2-0); thanks particularly to a objective. Regardless of the departure of coach Stéphane Moulin; Ismaël Traore it has remained a pillar of the SCO; on the coronary heart of the three-way axis carried out by Gérald Baticle. First huge take a look at with the OL reception on Sunday.

Traoré (center) got off to a strong start in Strasbourg.  (F. Mons / The team)

Traoré ( middle) bought off to a mighty begin in Strasbourg. (F. Mons / The staff)

We danger: regardless of the attract Saint-Étienne (1-1); the lorientais Igor silva It was animated within the true lane of the Breton 5 protection. Mighty in projection and expert with the ball; the Brazilian might believe some qualified photographs to play towards Monaco on Friday.

The environments

Is crucial: He’s the person of the summer season in France. Constructing on the momentum from his finale final  season; Dimitri payet shines with OM true now; evidenced by his double in Montpellier (3-2); Sunday. Used lofty by Jorge Sampaoli; he ought to nonetheless believe enjoyable towards Girondins.

Is making an attempt: His entry into the hour trace towards Brestois final  Saturday modified the confront of Lyon. Actually; Lucas Paqueta He is not 100% in his kind but; however he is gaining momentum and most of all; he reveals that he is central to Rhone’s animation. Sufficient to begin in Angers?

We danger: in Clermont; Yodel Dossou he’s maybe much less well-known than Jim Allevinah or Mohamed Bayo. However it’s no much less efficient; the proof together with his objective in Bordeaux (2-0). To the true of the Auvergne assault; the Benin worldwide might additionally pain Troyes on Sunday.

Dossou is moving.  (L. Hahn / The team)

Dossou is transferring. (L. Hahn / The staff)


Is crucial: Kylian Mbappé He didn’t rating in Troyes and definitely he’s fervent to fabricate up for it towards Racing; on Saturday evening; towards the modern fore man for the capital membership; Lionel Messi. There is no such thing as a doubt that the French believe the need to remake the headlines.

Is making an attempt: recruited by Stade Rennais this summer season; Kamaldeen Sulemana He scored his first rapid objective; towards Lens (1-1); per week in the past. The 19-year-old Ghanaian made a really qualified impression. To be confirmed in Brest.

We danger: lastly the younger Hugo Ekitike he was a substitute in Reims’ goalless attract  pleasant. However; given his staff’s deficiencies in assault and the guarantees he sowed throughout preparation; he might believe his likelihood towards Montpellier; not in the most effective of instances on protection.

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