The View From France

Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes the France Cup 2022 Final. Above: Paris St. Germain lift the France Cup after their 8-0 win over Football Féminin Yzeure Allier Auvergne. Photo: PSG Feminines. Paris Saint-Germain (D1) won 8-0 against Football Féminin Yzeure Allier Auvergne (D2). This final took place in Dijon in front of a crowd of 7 000 spectators,Continue reading “The View From France”

The View From France

Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes the 20th round of D1 Arkema. Above: With 45 minutes played, Ada Hegerberg scores for Olympique Lyonnais after being played in by Amandine Henry. Photo: Jean-Pierre Thiesset for Impetus. Montpellier won 3-0 at home against Soyaux. This game was edged by Montpellier (55% possession). However, after their goal at the 12th minute,Continue reading “The View From France”

Lyon Success Sets Up Mouthwatering Final With Barcelona

Jean-Pierre Thiesset reviews the UWCL semi-final second leg Paris Saint-Germain against Olympique Lyonnais (2/5/22). Above: Wendie Renard celebrates after clinching Olympique Lyonnais’ place in the UEFA Women’s Champions League Final. Photo: OL Feminin. Olympique Lyonnais won 2-1 away from home against Paris Saint-Germain to complete a 5-3 win on aggregate to set up a placeContinue reading “Lyon Success Sets Up Mouthwatering Final With Barcelona”

Impetus’ Trip To The Champions League Semi-Final

Jean-Pierre Thiesset was pitch-side for Impetus at the first leg of the UEFA Women’s Champions League Semi-Final First Leg tie between Olympique Lyonnais and Paris St. Germain. He reviews the action in words and EXCLUSIVE photos (24/4/22). Above: Olympique Lyonnais jump for joy after Wendie Renard (far right) puts them 1-0 up in the UEFAContinue reading “Impetus’ Trip To The Champions League Semi-Final”

The View From France

Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes the 19th round of D1 Arkema (19/4/22). Above: Katriina Talaslahti makes a save for Fleury against Olympique Lyonnais. Photo: Jean-Pierre Thiesset for Impetus. Reims won 2-1 away from home against Soyaux. In a very even game, Reims was a little bit more efficient. With this win, Reims are now sure to finishContinue reading “The View From France”

France Qualify For World Cup But Concerns Ahead of Euros

Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes France’s last two games for Women’s World Cup qualification (13/4/22). Above: Delphine Cascarino pictured after scoring France’s winner against Slovenia yesterday. Photo: Equipe de France Feminine. Wales 1-2 France – April 8, 2022 France won away from home 2-1 against Wales at Parc y Scarlets in Llanelli in front of a recordContinue reading “France Qualify For World Cup But Concerns Ahead of Euros”

The View From France

Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes the 18th round of D1 Arkema (5/4/22). Above: Action from Guingamp (red) against Olympique Lyonnais. Photo: OL Feminin. Fleury won 1-0 away to Soyaux. In a game edged by Fleury (57% possession), Soyaux was not able to score as Fleury players showed once more that they know how to play together toContinue reading “The View From France”

Lyon and PSG Set Up Last Four Champions League Clash

Jean-Pierre Thiesset was pitchside for Impetus at the UEFA Women’s Champions League Quarter-Final matches between Olympique Lyonnais and Juventus. He reviews that match in words and EXCLUSIVE photos and rounds up the action between Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich (3/4/22). Above: Ada Hegerberg puts Lyon ahead with a header from Selma Bacha’s cross against Juventus.Continue reading “Lyon and PSG Set Up Last Four Champions League Clash”

The View From France

Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes the 17th round of D1 Arkema (22/2/33). Paris Saint-Germain won 2-0 at home against Soyaux. It was a straightforward win for PSG against the team placed 11th in the table. The hosts dominated the game with 72% possession and took the lead after 13 minutes. They were unable to increase their leadContinue reading “The View From France”

The View From France

Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes the 16th round of D1 Arkema (15/3/22). What a strange and desperate round! The two “supposedly” best teams in French league could not win. Paris Saint-Germain drew 0-0 with sixth placed Montpellier, and Lyon were held 1-1 against bottom club Saint-Etienne. These two results are not very reassuring with the UEFA WomenContinue reading “The View From France”