"After you." "No, you first." "No, you go, really." "No, no, please, I insist."
For the past three weeks, Ligue 1 has become the most courteous league in Europe. Three teams are just waltzing around the top of the table with nobody seeming to want to grab it and win it. The table is neatly poised: Lyon (54 points), Paris Saint-Germain (53 points) and Marseille (50 points) just keep offering lifelines and gifting each other the opportunity to hang around.
With just four points between the top...
Lille produced a spirited second-half fightback to stun Ligue 1 leaders Lyon 2-1 at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Saturday afternoon.
All looked to be going to script for Les Gones when Corentin Tolisso put them ahead after just three minutes, but Idrissa Gueye and Marcos Lopes turned the game on its head after the interval.
The result handed champions Paris Saint-Germain the chance to go top of the table when they visit Monaco on Sunday evening.
Current league leaders Lyon wasted no time in stamping...
France coach Didier Deschamps has told RMC he will not call up Lyon prodigy Nabil Fekir merely to prevent him playing for Algeria.
Virtually unknown at the start of the season, Fekir, 21, has made a name for himself with an impressive campaign at OL, contributing nine goals and six assists in 22 games to help his club to the top of the Ligue 1 table.
His performances have sparked the interest of clubs around Europe, notably Arsenal, while the French-born midfielder's Algerian roots mean there could...