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Stade Rennais FC 2 - 0 Nancy: Yoann Gourcuff helps Rennes register first win of the season

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2016 by PA

Goals from manager's son Yoann Gourcuff and Giovanni Sio earned Rennes their first win of the Ligue 1 season at the expense of promoted Nancy. Yoann Gourcuff, whose father Christian took control at Roazhon Park in the summer, opened the scoring from a Romain Danze pass in the 23rd minute. Winless Nancy tried to fight back, with Anthony Koura hitting a post as goalkeeper Benoit Costil looked st...Full Story »

Sevilla 6 - 4 Espanyol: Jorge Sampaoli claims first LaLiga victory after Sevilla win nine-goal thriller

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2016 by PA

Sevilla secured victory in their opening fixture of LaLiga season with an entertaining 6-3 defeat of Espanyol. They twice recovered from falling a goal behind to secure victory in Jorge Sampaoli's first league match in charge. The highly rated Argentinian coach has experienced a challenging start to his role as Unai Emery's successor. He had overseen three successive defeats, via a 3-2 scorel...Full Story »

Juventus 2 - 1 Fiorentina: Gonzalo Higuain the hero for Juventus with late winner

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2016 by PA

Gonzalo Higuain scored the winner on his debut to clinch reigning champions Juventus a 2-1 opening-day win in Serie A against Fiorentina. Argentina international Higuain, signed from Napoli for B#75.3million in July, fired home from close range in the second half after Fiorentina striker Nikola Kalinic had cancelled out Sami Khedira's brilliant first-half header. Juve secured a fifth straight ...Full Story »

Granada CF 1 - 1 Villarreal: Villarreal held to draw in LaLiga opener

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2016 by PA

Villarreal drew 1-1 in their opening LaLiga fixture of the season at Granada, and their first under new coach Fran Escriba. Escriba was recently announced as the successor to Marcelino following the latter's surprise departure. After seeing his side lose 2-1 at home to Monaco in their Champions League play-off earlier this week, he watched them squander a potential victory undermined by poor d...Full Story »

Angers SCO 0 - 1 Nice: Alassane Plea early goal enough for Nice to see off Angers

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2016 by PA

Alassane Plea scored the only goal as Nice made it back-to-back Ligue 1 victories with a 1-0 success at Angers. The winger tapped into an empty net in the fourth minute at Stade Jean-Bouin after good work from Ivory Coast international Jean Seri and midfielder Valentin Eysseric. Cheikh N'Doye threatened an equaliser for the hosts before Lucien Favre's side came close to doubling their lead whe...Full Story »

Toulouse 4 - 1 Bordeaux: Martin Braithwaite bags a brace as Toulouse win

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2016 by PA

Toulouse captain Martin Braithwaite bagged a brace as his side thrashed Bordeaux 4-1 in Ligue 1. Centre-back Issa Diop rose unmarked to head the hosts ahead inside four minutes before fellow defender Christopher Jullien nodded in another delivery from Argentinian Oscar Trejo five minutes later. Denmark international Braithwaite fired in a 20-yard free-kick to put the result beyond doubt in the...Full Story »

Juventus 2-1 Fiorentina: Higuain nets winner on debut

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2016 by Goal.com

Last term's Serie A top scorer marked his first appearance in Bianconeri colours with a decisive contribution, giving the hosts a winning start to their title defence Gonzalo Higuain came off the bench to score the winner on his Juventus debut, as the Italian champions battled to a 2-1 victory over Fiorentina on Saturday. The €90 million signing was left out of Massimiliano Allegri's sta...Full Story »

Lille OSC 1 - 0 Dijon: Younousse Sankhare edges Lille past former club Dijon

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2016 by PA

Younousse Sankhare struck a late winner against his former club to secure Lille a 1-0 home win against Dijon. Midfielder Sankhare fired home in the 87th minute for Lille, who lost at Caen in their opening-day league clash, and sent Dijon to a second straight defeat. Few chances were created by either side in a goalless first half. Dijon striker Julio Tavares' header was comfortably saved and a...Full Story »

Lorient 0 - 3 Bastia: Enzo Crivelli bags brace as Bastia beat nine-man Lorient

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2016 by PA

Enzo Crivelli notched a double as Bastia won 3-0 at nine-man Lorient to secure their first Ligue 1 win of the season. Midfielder Crivelli headed home in the first half after Allan Saint-Maximin had given the visitors the lead and headed a second late on after his 62nd-minute penalty had been saved. It was a miserable night for Lorient who had both Didier Ndong and substitute Benjamin Jeannot s...Full Story »

AS Roma 4 - 0 Udinese: One quickly becomes four as Roma launch Serie A season with victory over Udinese

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2016 by PA

Roma launched their Serie A campaign in style at the Olympic Stadium thanks to two second-half Diego Perotti penalties and strikes from Edin Dzeko and Mohamed Salah in a 4-0 win against Udinese. Argentinian midfielder Perotti, a 56th-minute substitute for Stephan El Shaarawy, converted two spot-kicks in the space of 10 second-half minutes before striker Dzeko added a third in the 82nd minute, w...Full Story »

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