The Paris Saint-Germain club has ascended to the top of Ligue 1, thanks to their victory over Reims and an underwhelming performance by Nice against Montpellier.
Disappointment in Ligue 1 Weekend Games
As for the other games of the week in Ligue 1, they lacked excitement and entertainment. The overall skill level and attitude of the various teams was called into question, which led to a wave of criticism from online users.
Thierry Henry’s Opinion on the State of the League
The standard of the league has been commented on by Thierry Henry, a World Cup '98 champion, who was recently appointed as a coach for the Espoirs. He drew attention to the startling lack of on-target attempts and action during Ligue 1 matches, which he found concerning.
Henry also pointed out that despite being in second place, Nice has only managed to score 13 goals so far. He speculated that this could be due to the teams adopting a more cautious approach when playing against their direct rivals.
Expressing his aspiration for the future, Henry shared his hope that low-scoring weekends would not become a regular occurrence in the league.
Concerns about the League’s Future
With the current state of affairs, Vincent Labrune might have reasons to be worried about the future of the league. He had hoped to sell the rights for nearly 1 billion euros. The question that lingers now is whether there will be an improvement in the situation following the international break.