Maxwell Paris Saint-Germain defender Maxwell said team-mate Edinson Cavani did not deserve to be dismissed, in their 3-1 Ligue 1 win over Lens on Friday.
Bob Bradley Despite losing at Lens, Metz were promoted from Ligue 2 on goals socred after Le Havre drew level on goal difference with a big win.
Football quiz As Africa crowns Sadio Mané its Footballer of the Year, can you name the last 60 players on the podium?
Laurent Blanc's Paris Saint-Germain are celebrating again after winning the Ligue 1 title for a third straight season.
Monaco, Marseille and Saint-Etienne will battle for Ligue 1's third UEFA Champions League spot on Saturday - the final day of the campaign.
Olympique Marseille Marcelo Bielsa will hope Marseille can once again show their ability to bounce back against Montpellier on Friday.
Bordeaux Bordeaux and Saint-Etienne will look to continue their perfect starts this weekend as they battle for Ligue 1's top spot.
Chelsea As his peers excel at the top of the game, the player Chelsea risked FIFA and UEFA wrath to sign has long sunk into the shadows
Olympique Marseille Marcelo Bielsa insists Marseille will fight for every point, with their hopes of finishing in Ligue 1's top three slowly fading away.
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