Cavani, Puglia, Ogier : what to remember from the weekend of sports !


The joy of Lucas Pouille, who won the tournament in Vienna (tennis) beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. The French will be one of the stars of the Rolex Paris Masters, which begins this Monday.

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THE ORDER PAPER. PSG and ASM serene, Nantes and Montpellier surprised !

Six days after he was held in check by the OM (2-2), the PSG has easily won against Nice (3-0). Despite the absence of Neymar, suspended, and the match discreet Mbappé, Cavani has offered a double. The Parisians are four points ahead of Monaco who won in Bordeaux (0-2) despite the absence of his captain, Falcao. Lyon found the podium (3rd) thanks to his victory in the face of Metz, the red lantern (2-0, doubled Fékir).

The second goal of Cavani face Nice #PSGOGCN pic.twitter.com/pcYHkS7LCM

— Emerysimo (@infosports7) October 27, 2017

The Lyon iron as well ahead of Nantes (5th), who lost for the first time in eight days in Dijon (1-0). End of series also for Montpellier defeated at Troyes by Rennes (0-1). The OM (4th) is established with difficulty in Lille, the penultimate of the championship (0-1), Caen (7th) won against Troyes (1-0) while Toulouse (10th) and Saint-Etienne (6th) have not been able to decide (0-0).

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In Ligue 2, Reims has increased his lead at the top of the championship after a success against Nancy (3-0). Finally, in women’s football, Lyon flew over Lille (6-1) with a doubling of Camille Abily, who celebrated his 300th match in the colors of the OL. Montpellier, who beat Paris FC (2-1), is 2nd.

THE TOUR Of EUROPE. Manchester City and Barça untenable !

In England, Manchester City continues to print a rhythm of hell. The Citizens, who beat West Bromwich (2-3), have five points ahead of Manchester United, victorious in the clash against Tottenham (1-0, goal of Martial). Arsenal (5th) and Chelsea (4th) are also taxed, respectively, in the face of Swansea (2-1) and Bournemouth (0-1).

@ManCity continues its march forward in the Premier League. The Citizens needed 2-3 to West Brom and do a 28/30 pic.twitter.com/JFH4LhFwfI

— VOOsport (@VOOsport) October 28, 2017

Like Manchester City, Barça went on to victories in la Liga. The catalan club, who beat Bilbao (2-0, with a goal of Messi), is still unbeaten in ten days. On the other hand, the weekend has been complicated for the clubs from madrid : Atletico (4th) was held in check by Villareal (1-1) and the Real (3rd) caught in Girona (2-1). This match was special as it are, respectively, the clubs of the heart of Mariano Rajoy, the Spanish Prime minister, and Carles Puigdemont, the president deposed in Catalonia.

In Germany, Bayern Munich took over the lead of the championship thanks to a success against RB Leipzig (2-0) and the defeat of Borussia Dortmund (2nd) on the lawn of Hanover (4-2). In Italy, Juventus (3rd) has won against AC Milan (0-2), as the Lazio Rome (2nd) to Benevento (1-5) and Naples (1) against Sassuolo (3-1).

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FC Barcelona is imposed against Athletic Bilbao 2-0 ! Messi and Paulinho goalscorers https://t.co/KR8iR7Qpic

— beIN SPORTS (@beinsports_FR) October 28, 2017

THE FRENCH. Garcia and Puglia impress !

Since 2006, Amélie Mauresmo (Bartoli, she had made appearances to replace injured), no tennis player habs had qualified for the Masters WTA. Caroline Garcia did and it is far from having made the representation : she is hoisted up in the semi-final where she was beaten by Venus Williams in three sets (6-7, 6-2, 6-3). The Us has however failed in the final against the Danish Caroline Wozniacki (6-4, 6-4).

.@Venuseswilliams find the final @WTAFinalsSG. 6-7(3) 6-2 6-3 vs Caroline #Garcia. Next @CaroWozniacki. @WTA pic.twitter.com/VJgFu8W7QV

— So Tennis (@sotennis1) October 28, 2017

In men, Lucas Pouille has won the final, 100% French against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the tournament in Vienna (6-1, 6-4). This is his third title of the season, which allows him to return to the 18th place in the world rankings. Roger Federer has won the Basel tournament for the 8th time in his career by beating Juan Martin del Potro (6-7, 6-4, 6-3). In the aftermath, the Swiss announced that they were declaring package at the Rolex Paris Masters, which starts tomorrow. Six other members of the top 20 (including Murray, Djokovic and Wawrinka) and the French Gael Monfils has also withdrawn from participation in the tournament in paris.

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Thank you gentlemen and congratulations Federer !https://t.co/LUbBgBce3W

— beIN SPORTS (@beinsports_FR) October 29, 2017

The OTHER SOAP opera. Box full for Lyon and Toulon !

By offering a festival against Oyonnax (52-13), Lyon, france confirms its position as a leader of the Top 14 (rugby). Montpellier (2nd), in difficulty in the European Cup, is confident in Pau (16-22) whereas Toulon (4th) won with the bonus point against Brive (41-24). Racing 92 (7th), despite the expulsion of Vakatawa, has prevailed against Bordeaux-Bègles (29-13), while Clermont (9th) beat the French Stage without winning the point of the bonus is offensive (33-10). Sunday, Castres won in the face of Agen (43-28), just like La Rochelle (the 3rd) against Toulouse (37-21). Note that in rugby league, the French team has failed its entry in contention in the world Cup, bowing in the face of Lebanon (29-18).

9 trials, 6 boxes: there are the spectacle to Mayol for the victory enhanced the @RCTofficiel face @CABCLRUGBY ➡️ https://t.co/ZpxAKo6bUt pic.twitter.com/XQFDZ7BziG

— Canal Rugby Club (@CanalRugbyClub) October 28, 2017

THE CHAMPIONS. Ogier and Hamilton in the firmament !

Sunday was the day of coronations in motor sport. Sébastien Ogier has been offered a 5th consecutive title of champion of the world rally championship in England. The French, who joined M-Sport after the removal of the discipline of Volkswagen, has impressed with his consistency. He finished 3rd in the british soil where he was beaten by Thierry Neuville (2nd, Hyundai) and Elfyn Evans (1st, M-Sport) wins for the 1st time in his career. Ogier is the first driver member of a private team to be sacred.

#wrc #video Images of the rally GB and the title of the Ogier/Ingrassia https://t.co/BH1QruLlyj

— Traxx – WR is Free (@Traxx_WiF) October 29, 2017

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A little later, in Mexico, it is the turn of Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) to offer his 4th crown of champion of F1. However, the Uk has only completed 9 of the race after suffering a puncture at the first corner. This is the Dutch Max Verstappen (Red Bull) won.

Fourth title for Lewis #Hamilton, sacred to the Mexico world champion #F1 ️ #Snapshot #AFPSports #AFP pic.twitter.com/VddoaDIwvh

— AFP Sports (@AFPSport) October 29, 2017

On the other hand, the suspense remains whole for the title in MotoGP. By winning on Sunday in Malaysia, the Italian Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati) more than 21 points behind in the championship by Marc Marquez (Honda, 5th in the race). The French Johann Zarco (3rd) is on the podium for the 2nd time this season.

It ain’t over ’til it’s over! #NeverSayNever #MalaysianGP pic.twitter.com/1zqafGqSQq

— MotoGP™ (@MotoGP) October 29, 2017

THE RECOVERY. Tessa Worley, so close to the goal !

The world Cup of alpine skiing has resumed this weekend, launching a season that promises to be eventful with the olympic Games in Pyeongchang (South Korea) grand finale next February. On the path of Sölden (Austria), france’s Tessa Worley finished second. World champion of giant, and holding the globe of the discipline in the last year, she was still never on the podium in Sölden. The habs were beaten by the Austrian Viktoria Rebensburg, who signs his 14th world Cup victory. In men, the round was cancelled Sunday because of high winds.

#ski @TessaWorley in @TLSfrance3tv : “This podium is launching a long season” pic.twitter.com/MRpjdqYSZf

— All The Sports (@TLSfrance3tv) October 28, 2017

THE FIGHT. Joshua, in the suffering

Under the eyes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic in London, the star heavyweight Anthony Joshua has had to fight to keep his belts WBA, and IBF (boxing). Despite the support of more than 70 000 spectators, the Uk has been shaken up by the Frenchman Carlos Takam. The referee decided to stop the bout in the tenth recovery, a premature decision, according to the boxer tricolour. “I respect the decisions of referees, but I do not understand “, has explained Takam.

The two open arcades, the eyes bloody… Takam wanted to go to the end against Joshua, but the referee wanted to otherwise ! pic.twitter.com/L8oMe3vo7h

— SFR Sport (@SFR_Sport) October 28, 2017

THE COMPETITION. The Blues will miss the Golden League !

Ten months after their world champion title, the handballeurs tri-met for the Golden League, a competition to spice up the friendly matches. Despite a first victory against Poland on Wednesday (29-15), the Blues were caught on Saturday against Norway (30-26), conducted in particular by Sagosen, the half-centre of the PSG (22 years), the best scorer of the match (6 goals). On Sunday night, the team of France has once again been beaten, against Denmark this time (27-23).

[ RESUME VIDEO] ♂️#HandAction
Hansen and Denmark pay Blue https://t.co/zhecWEsZM6

— Hand Action (@HandAction) October 29, 2017

THE DEFEAT. The basketball players of le Mans are surprised !

Unbeaten since the start of the season in Pro A (basketball), Le Mans, fell at home against Chalon (63-66) Saturday night. It is also the first victory of the season with Chalon, yet champion of France title, in a match marked by the clumsiness (29 % success with shots to the premises). In the other matches, Monaco have been crushed Boulazac (91-64) and ASVEL has put an end to the series of three consecutive success of Châlons-Reims (93-80). Finally, the Élan béarnais was won Sunday’s classic championship in the face of Limoges (71-82).

Worn by a Harris boiling (19 pts), @ELANCHALON reverses @MSB_Officiel and sign his or her 1st success in #ProA https://t.co/5EQrStVyw5 pic.twitter.com/vaFCuRw1q1

— SFR Sport (@SFR_Sport) October 28, 2017

OF NEW Of AMERICA. Weekend very hot in the NBA !

Then as the second week of the championship finishes in the NBA (basketball), the weekend has been very eventful. Friday night, a fight has broken out during the game between the Golden State Warriors and the Washington Wizards. The title holders are, however, taxed (120-117). The San Antonio Spurs lost for the first time of the season, bowing against the Orlando Magics (119-116) during a meeting where the Frenchman Evan Fournier was the top scorer (25 points).

Draymond Green & Bradley Beal Fight | Both Ejected | Warriors vs Wizards… https://t.co/xRDF0h6xHI via @YouTube

— Timber Hines (@timberhines123) October 28, 2017

The Clippers, undefeated, too, are slanted against Detroit (95-87). After their defeat by Minnesota (119-116), the players Oklahoma City had a big scare, because their aircraft was struck in flight ! Fortunately, there is no victim to deplore. Finally, in the final of the championship of baseball, the Los Angeles Dodgers have evened out in the face of the Houston Astros (2-2) after winning the fourth match (6-2) Saturday night.

What possibly could we have hit in the SKY at this time of night? Everyone is Safe, Though. “All Praise Due”, #ThunderStrong

A publication shared by Carmelo Anthony (@carmeloanthony) on 27 Oct. 2017 at 23h12 PDT

IN SHORT. Volleyball, judo, fencing, golf and sailing !

Paris won the clash of the 3rd day of League (volleyball) against Towers (3-1). In the standings, the Parisians are 2nd behind Montpellier, who beat Toulouse on Wednesday, 3-1), while taking the title, Chaumont – victorious against Ajaccio (3-0) completes the podium. In judo the French Cyrille Maret won the grand slam of Abu Dhabi in the category of over 100 kg, who usually fight at light-heavyweight. Manon Brunet has also distinguished herself by winning the bronze medal in sabre at the fencing world Cup held in Orleans. In golf, the number 1 in the world Dustin Johnson has finally cracked during the Open of Shanghai : despite six strokes ahead on the last lap, it tilts against the Englishman Justin Rose, the reigning olympic champion in Rio.

Wonderful final victory of @CyrilleMaret among the heavyweights in the Grand Slam Abu Dhabi ! #lequipeJUDO pic.twitter.com/Z137AUdnmv

— the channel TEAM (@lachainelequipe) October 28, 2017

In sailing, the first leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, sailing from Alicante to Lisbon, was completed on Saturday. The crew american-Danish Vestas has established itself in front of the Spanish Mapfre and the crew franco-chinese Dongfeng. The next step will be the longest of the competition with 7 000 nm (12 964 km) between Lisbon and Cape town (South Africa).

.@vestas11thhour wins #Leg1! Congratulations to the blue boat! pic.twitter.com/wZdmKmyKNw

— Volvo Ocean Race (@volvooceanrace) October 28, 2017

MEETING WITH Sébastien Josse and his flying boat

Next Sunday, 38 boats will leave Le Havre to Salvador de Bahia (Brazil) in order to participate in the 13th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre. Among them, there will be the attraction of this race, the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild was able to fly with his measurements of giant (32 metres long, 28 metres wide). “As soon as there are more than 10 knots of wind (18 km/h), we can fly and reach at least 35 knots (64 km/h) “, explains Sébastien Josse at Point.fr.

This boat, the cost of which is estimated at 10 million euros, has a sail area of 450 m2 ! “The tension in the rope is very strong, which complicates manoeuvres. He must be the smartest possible “, decrypts the skipper, who will team up with Thomas Rouxel. The two men are about to deliver a sacred duel for the win with Thomas Coville and Jean-Luc Nelias (Sodebo). Strongly next Sunday !

Take a LOOK at the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild in full flight :

ON THE PROGRAM THIS WEEK. Champions league and Paris Masters !

In football, it is off to a new day of the champions League with the return matches, which PSG-Anderlecht (Tuesday) and Besiktas-Monaco (Wednesday). Among the posters, we should keep an eye on the meetings Tottenham-Real Madrid and Napoli-Manchester City. In the Europa League, Lyon gets Everton so that Nice and Marseille move respectively on the lawns of the Lazio Rome and Guimarães. In the championship, derby tub between Saint-Etienne and Lyon will take place on Sunday evening.

In the Top 14 (rugby), the shock will also take place on Sunday, between Montpellier and Clermont. In tennis, the Rolex Paris Masters will take place throughout the week and the final will be contested on Sunday. Finally, the olympic torch arrives Wednesday in South Korea in order to join Pyeongchang (South Korea), which will host the winter olympics next February.

#ParisRolexMasters, the draw is live ! https://t.co/cFCy5aMp61

— The Sports Channel (@SportAvecCanal) October 27, 2017

THE BONUS. In the middle of the giants of the sea !

This is the surf championship, the most impressive in the world : the “Big wave” tour, the world circuit of the big waves. Its participants were-stop this weekend in Hawaii to the Father ahi Challenge, with waves of over 10 meters. The French Justine Dupont finished 3rd of the event, she had been carried away violently by a wave in Nazaré (Portugal) in the beginning of the week. In men, it is the Hawaiian Ian Walsh was victorious.

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