Lyon and Paris SG, opponents in the Champions League quarter-final second leg this Sunday, do not reflect the reality of stagnant French women’s football. Unlike the English and Spanish championships which are becoming more professional.
It is a shock to which the Europe of football takes a taste. Lyon host Paris Saint-Germain this Sunday (2 p.m.) in the Champions League quarter-final second leg, after a 1-0 first leg victory at the Parc des Princes on March 24. In the last seven editions of the C1, the two French clubs have crossed swords five times, including once in the final (OL victory on penalties in 2017). French football shines. Or not. “In France, it remains fragile», Deplores Léa Le Garrec, professional player of FC Fleury 91.«ItIs the development of women’s football and its D1. “5 years ago, Germany and France dominated»On a European scale, analyzes Tara Britton, journalist specializing in So Foot and The team member. Further still, the Danish and Swedish championships were the authoritative figure. Today, the strongholds of women’s football are gradually being modeled on those of men in Western Europe. Spain, England and, to a lesser extent, Italy,
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