Category Archives: Ligue 1

Zlatan, Zlatan: Where Art Thou Zlatan

Note: The radars used in this piece were created by Ted Knuston and Sami Hernia We make no bones about the following: We at the blog love Zlatan Ibrahimovic. We love his eccentricity, we love that he goes into third person when it … Continue reading

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The Intrigue that is Alexandre Lacazette

As of this moment, the top three players in non penalty goals this season in the five European leagues are Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and — wait for it… Alexandre Lacazette. The first two names are obvious, as it’s been … Continue reading

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Ligue 1 Roundup: Week 14

The international break is upon us, which means that there’ll once again be a two week hiatus from European domestic football. Ligue 1 has gone through 13 match days so far in the 2014-15 season and Marseille’s lead at the … Continue reading

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Ligue 1 Roundup: Week 12

In many ways, week 12 of Ligue 1 was a preview for bigger things to come next week. With the showdown between PSG and Olympic Marseille next Sunday, the cards had to be shuffled and organized in such a way … Continue reading

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Ligue 1 Data Dumping: Vol 1

11 weeks have past by in Ligue 1 (if you missed week 11, here’s our customary roundup: https://everydayiszlatanday.com/2014/10/28/ligue-1-roundup-week-11-2/) . Marseille are still atop the table, but for the first time their potential title quest is being questioned. Lyon have been … Continue reading

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Ligue 1 Roundup: Week 11

The big matchup in Ligue 1 this week was Marseille traveling to Lyon. The away match was the toughest test of the season for Marcelo Bielsa’s men. They failed in a 1-0 loss. Yoann Gourcuff followed up his brace last … Continue reading

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Every Day Is Zlatan Day Hangout #3: Champions League Matchday Three

Here we are, folks, the third edition of the EDIZD Hangout, recorded Wednesday. Some notes: 1. If you haven’t watched one of these before: yes, this is normal hangout length. 2. I made a mistake when I said Atlético Madrid … Continue reading

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Ligue 1 Roundup: Week 10

  The second international break has passed us by, which means that we’re back to discuss the actions and controversies that occurred in week 10 for Ligue 1. The first week back has delivered 23 goals from the 10 games, … Continue reading

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The Edinson Cavani Dilemma

His transfer fee in the summer of 2013 cost €64 million, but you wouldn’t have guessed it if you watched Edinson Cavani’s performance last Sunday at the Parc de Princes. The man affectionately called “El Matador” has looked out of … Continue reading

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Weekend Preview, Round Two

We have a lot of exciting games coming up this weekend in the world of football. I don’t know why that is, but I’m gonna say it’s because stupid international football is back after this weekend to take away all … Continue reading

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