Olympique Lyonnais and AS Saint-Étienne renew one of the most hostile rivalries in French football when they meet for the first time at the Parc OL in Sunday's Rhône derby. Ligue1.com's Ian Holyman looks at the passion behind the clash.
Olympique Lyonnais will have to shake off their European disappointment and a poor recent run of form to earn themselves a welcome win and Rhône derby bragging rights with AS Saint-Étienne in town on Sunday.
OGC Nice maintained their unbeaten start to the season with a 1-0 win in Nancy, staying a point clear of victorious Monaco as Paris Saint-Germain were leapfrogged by in-form Toulouse and Olympique Lyonnais fell in Lorient.
Lucien Favre described OGC Nice's start to the season as 'magnificent' after their win in Nancy on Sunday, while Marseille boss Franck Passi feels his side is on the rise after beating Nantes. Reactions.