AS Saint-Etienne boss Christophe Galtier hailed his bench after the late 1-1 draw with Mainz; Nice boss Lucien Favre was keen to shield Mario Balotelli from criticism in the 1-0 defeat at home to Schalke 04.
AS Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim said his side took inspiration from their win against Arsenal 18 months ago in order to beat another London side in Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League on Wednesday. Reactions...
Bernardo Silva scored a fine goal and produced a memorable display as AS Monaco scored an excellent 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur to get their UEFA Champions League group stage campaign off to the best possible start.
Ligue 1 clubs have often struggled in the Europa League in recent years but OGC Nice and AS Saint-Etienne, who begin their group-stage campaigns on Thursday, are hopeful of making waves in this season's competition.