David Beckham has sympathy with former club Paris St Germain's travails in Ligue 1 this season.
PSG have won the title the last two seasons and were hot favourites to make it a hat-trick.
But this campaign has not been straightforward and Laurent Blanc's side go into Sunday's clash against St Etienne in third place, four points behind leaders Lyon.
Beckham, who finished his career in the French capital, told The Ligue 1 Show on BeIN Sports: "You don't realise until you play there but the league is very...
St Etienne failed to apply pressure to Marseille as they were held to a goalless draw against Rennes at the Stade de la Route de Lorient.
With OM due to play late on Sunday evening, Christophe Galtier's side knew a first win in Rennes since 2005 would be enough to see them at least temporarily leapfrog their rivals into second place in Ligue 1.
However, in what proved to be an uninspiring clash, neither side did enough to warrant taking home the prize of all three points.
In a dour opening 45 minutes...
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's second-half strike saw Paris Saint-Germain restore some authority over St Etienne as they advanced to the semifinals of the Coupe de la Ligue with a 1-0 away win.
St Etienne, who had been unbeaten in domestic action since Oct. 5, moved above PSG into third place in Ligue 1 with their win over Reims on Saturday, but were made to bow to the champions on their home turf on Tuesday night.
In an even first half, Ibrahimovic had two efforts saved by Saint-Etienne goalkeeper Stephane...